Focus Area GenZ

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Working closely with The Jed Foundation, we worked through a process to author guidelines that would help create campaigns to save more lives.

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In collaboration with Dr. Andrew Fuligni from The University of California, Los Angeles, we are expanding the research showing health-protective benefits from “acts of kindness” interventions.

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CEO Margaret Laws’ statement on Hopelab’s stance against systemic racism, inequality, and oppression.

Designing for teens and young adults.

Hopelab recently partnered with The Hive, a Human-Centered Design studio at the Claremont Colleges, to prototype mental health solutions from the perspective of college students themselves. At the end of the project, we connected with young people, to hear about their experiences going through the design process and collaborating with Hopelab on mental health.

Teens looking at mobile phone.

In collaboration with Dr. Tamara Taggart from George Washington University,  we’re examining the use of online crowdsourcing contests to directly engage youth in the development of behavioral health interventions.

Group in front of Hopelab logo

Hopelab is an exciting and innovative space that challenged me to broaden my perspective on what public health work could be.

Bridget Ma

Learn more about Youthlab, our way of incorporating youth perspectives into the design process.

Teen looking at mobile phone.

In collaboration with Dr. Sonya Lyubomirsky from The University of California, Riverside, we are expanding prosocial research that might benefit young adult health.

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For queer youth, going home for the holidays may bring about a mixture of emotions. This narrative concerns online dating as a young gay man.

Teens taking pictures

Social media, depression, anxiety, fluidity, climate change: what else comes to mind when you think about Generation Z?

Two people having a conversation.

In collaboration with Dr. Edith Chen from Northwestern University, we are investigating whether and in what ways a year-long mentoring program might impact the metabolic and cardiovascular health of mentors.