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Hopelab is a social innovation lab committed to supporting and improving the health and happiness of young people through the co-creation and distribution of behavior-change tech.

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Join Hopelab at our upcoming events and watch videos from past engagements where we speak about improving the health of young people.

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May 27, 2022

Two noted leaders in youth mental health and human-centered design, Drs. Amy Green and Jaspal Sandhu, are joining the team at Hopelab. These new appointments are crucial to drive the exciting momentum at Hopelab, a social innovation lab and impact investor supporting the well-being of young people at the intersection of tech and mental health.

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May 27, 2022

Initial results from a randomized controlled trial, conducted by researchers at Hopelab and University of Pennsylvania’s Program on Sexuality, Technology, and Action Research (PSTAR), show that imi boosts positive coping skills and mindsets that are important for supporting the mental health of LGBTQ+ youth.

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Hurdle: mental healthcare for invisible barriers.
July 12, 2021

Hurdle announced today that Hopelab will be joining the Hurdle investor community. The partnership will propel Hurdle’s commitment to support minority youth by applying Hopelab’s model of reverse-engineering health to develop tech-based interventions by identifying the key behavioral and psychological drivers of positive health outcomes. 

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"Coping with Covid-19"
March 17, 2021

New survey findings show that, for many young people, social media is a positive tool to help deal with depression and promote well-being, especially during COVID.

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February 10, 2021

Hopelab research, strategy, and design experts are available to respond to interview requests on the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Research

This study indicates that Nod use buffered the most at-risk students from experiencing loneliness and depression during the first month of college.

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Stacey Manley
The Future of Healthcare

Stacey’s appointment builds Hopelab’s roster of top-tier experts working to address teen and young adult health and well-being through behavior-change tech.

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Apps

Hopelab and Grit Digital Health release Nod, an app that helps young adults develop social connections and prevent isolation during COVID-19.

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Vaping

Talk Vaping With Your Teen is a resource guide to help parents have conversations about ending teen e-cigarette use.

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Chatbots

Study shows award-winning social media chatbot, co-created by young adults with cancer diagnoses, can help reduce anxiety following cancer treatment.

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Margaret Laws receives Robert Hill Impact Award
Healthcare

Hopelab is honored to receive the Robert F Hill award for exceptional impact from Nurse-Family Partnership.

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