Hopelab Insights

As a research-driven organization, our project work and the products we create are grounded in meaningful data. As a social innovation lab, we are motivated to inspire action from the insights derived from the data we collect. We hope that these insights inspire you to support other young people in their pursuit of health, happiness, and well-being. 

 

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Transgender Visibility Matters

Featured Insight

When the visibility of transgender people is threatened, human rights are threatened. We must band together to prevent blatant discrimination and stand up for what is right. Let us be clear. Transgender rights matter. Transgender visibility matters. 

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2020 Year in Review
The Future of Healthcare

Through the twists and turns of this unique year, the themes of our work took on deeper richness and complexity. We invite you to share in the learnings of our lab from this extraordinary year and read our 2020 Year in Review Report

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Playbook for Nonprofit Digital Transformation
Healthcare

Direct service nonprofits quickly moved operations online during the pandemic. But to serve clients better they need to move beyond short-term fixes and invest in more effective and efficient tech tools and infrastructure.

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Understanding How Using Nod Impacts College Students’ Loneliness and Well-being
Research

Researchers at Hopelab and the University of Oregon carried out a pilot randomized controlled trial to understand how using Nod impacts college students’ loneliness and well-being. These are the results.

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Hopelab Digital Readiness Survey Results
Research

In May 2020, the Hopelab strategy team sent a digital survey through national and regional networks of national service providers to assess the digital readiness of organizations and their stakeholders.

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Extremely Queer, Extremely Online
LGBTQ+

Even today, research shows that overall, online spaces continue to be safer for LGBTQ+ youth than offline ones.

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Four Science-backed Strategies for More Satisfying Social Connections During the Pandemic
Mental Health

We need a better way to support teens and young adults in their efforts to socialize safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Young, Wild, and Quarantined
Mental Health

While technology has often been criticized for provoking our separation and loneliness, it may be a critical part of the solution

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Lessons from Social Isolation During COVID-19
GenZ

Hopelab’s Young Adult Advisory Council reflects on what they’ve learned about social connection during COVID-19.

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How tech can boost resilience in the time of COVID
Mental Health

What do purpose, connection, and control have to do with resilience? Pretty much, everything.

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COVID-19: 5 Ways Students Can Prevent Loneliness
Loneliness

Five ways the Nod app encourages lasting social connections, even during COVID-19.

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Making a Mental Health Startup? How a Professional Can Help
Mental Health

Hopelab joined HackMentalHealth, Vinaj Ventures, and Second Muse to host a mentoring event for early-stage startups in the digital mental health space.

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