Nominations are Now Open for Outstanding Peer Helpers PLUS Programs

Nominations are Now Open for Outstanding Peer Helpers PLUS Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 14, 2023) - The Peer Helpers PLUS program is changing lives across the nation, and ThriveWay wants to hear about it! This leading peer-to-peer prevention and support company is currently accepting nominations from educational institutions across the nation that have implemented their evidence-based Peer Helpers Plus program and truly made a difference in the lives of their students.  

The 2023 Acts of Service Contest categories include the following:

  • A Creative P.A.T.H.: Inventive ways the P.A.T.H. component was brought to your school community. (faculty introduction, student lessons, or parent communication)
  • Show the Way: Mass Inspiration - Campaigns or group activities that sparked a positive school climate
  • Be the Good: Meet the Need - An impactful time when a Peer Helper saw the need of another student and met it
  • Lend a Hand: Successful Connections - Testimonies from one-on-one support (mentoring, tutoring or buddies)

Each category winner will receive a $500 award and be eligible for the $1,000 grand prize for their particular grade group (primary and secondary).  

With more than 700 Peer Helpers PLUS Programs throughout the country, this life-changing initiative takes a comprehensive, two-tiered approach to promote the mental health of today’s youth, as well as reducing youth violence and suicide.

The deadline for nominations is April 14, 2023. Learn more and nominate a program today!