Re:MIX is a comprehensive, inclusive health education program that includes age-appropriate, medically accurate, and factual information on a broad set of topics related to human development, healthy relationships, gender, decision making, contraception, and infection prevention. The program’s goal is to empower and educate in-school adolescents (13–17 years old) and young parents (18–24 years old) with opportunities to learn and practice the crucial skills teens need to make responsible, healthy, and safe life decisions to lead healthy lives.
Re:MIX takes a fun, interactive approach. Designed with youth, for youth, the curriculum emphasizes the stories of peer educators and encourages students to explore their values and imagine their futures.
Re:MIX has three major components:
Learn more by visiting our Program Components page.
Re:MIX was piloted in three Austin area charter schools with youth in 8th-10th grades. The efficacy of the curriculum is currently being evaluated as a randomized controlled trial funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health from July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2018 (Note: Funding cuts in July 2017 resulted in a short gap in programming before returning for Year 4. We hope to continue operating in the final grant year, pending renewal).
Learn more about our program impact here.
This publication was made possible by Grant Number 6 TP2AH000033-02-01 from the Office of Adolescent Health. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Office of Adolescent Health.
Our Peer Educators’ Stories
Re:MIX Peer Educators have the opportunity to tell their stories in the classroom and also create their own digital stories as part of the program. Check out Mariah’s story below, and continue watching for more Peer Educators’ stories!