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Peer-led Leadership Programs

Enhance existing health and wellbeing programs at your school, through the award-winning SALSA and Triple A programs.

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Peer-led Leadership Programs

Enhance existing health and wellbeing programs at your school, through award-winning SALSA and Triple A programs. We have reached over 50,000 high school students in NSW, Australia, Jordan and China.

Prevention Education and Research Unit (PERU)

Established in 1995, PERU, Research Education Network, Western Sydney Local Health District, has been at the forefront of preventative health innovation and research in Western Sydney for over two decades.

Our objectives are to promote health and wellbeing for all, empower young people and to serve the community.

Our prevention programs are social capacity building in healthy eating and physical activity, asthma, smoking cessation and promoting healthy choices in adolescents in high schools, and universities. The programs continue to show results, with strong partnerships with a range of services and organisations.

Student Leadership and Advocacy

The Triple A and SALSA programs have been established for over 15 years. Our programs complement the work of teachers, partnering with each school to positively influence students to make an impact on the community.

Our Programs

SALSA

Students As LifeStyle Activists (SALSA) is a peer-led leadership program designed to motivate high school students to increase physical activity and improve diet.

Triple A

The Triple A program is a proven initiative to improve the health and wellbeing of students with asthma and significantly reduce the likelihood of smoking.

Making A Difference

Triple A was started over 20 years ago and SALSA is now over 15 years old! Today our programs are reaching students in schools from Sydney and rural NSW, with past trials in Northern Territory, Tasmania, Victoria, Vietnam, China, USA and Jordan.

Ongoing relationships with schools, health and education organisations are a highly valued part of our work.

Our programs empower high school students and create a positive school community centred around health, leadership and, goodwill.

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What's New

02/06/2021

Triple A Educator’s Workshop, Friday 18th June

The Triple-A program is being updated to address the issue of vaping. Date: Friday 18th June, 9-4pm Location: CASB (new building) Westmead Hospital To register please click on the link below: https://triple-aeducatorsworkshop.eventbrite.com.au

02/06/2021

SALSA Youth Voices – students use their voice to action change

Overcoming the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 and recent flooding events, SALSA Youth Voices leaders gathered together at Rooty Hill HS, Wednesday March 31, 2021 to present their School Action Plans. Student plans centered on either improving healthy eating or increasing physical

18/11/2020

COVID-19 Diwali 2020 Video

Diwali is the Indian festival of lights and is one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism. NSW Health, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS), Western Sydney Local Health District and Pink Sari Inc. delivered this COVID 19 messages for Diwali:

18/07/2020

New SALSA “Simple Changes” Video launched!

The new SALSA “Simple Changes” animated video will be the core content shown to students during the SALSA program. The narrative follows Ryan and Sara, 2two Year 8 students who learn about health and physical activity from their older mentor, Toby. The video was produce

Contact us to learn more about our empowerment programs that give students a voice to create supportive environments in their school community.