We offer investment and partnership support for founders committed to advancing mental health and well-being outcomes for young people from historically underserved communities.

We are designers, strategists, and researchers who co-create with and for young people to make affirming mental health solutions—especially in historically underserved communities.

Studio Services

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Our team of interdisciplinary scientists and behavioral health experts is skilled in intervention ideation, youth co-creation, prototyping, behavioral science, and user testing. We conduct research within communities to help advance impact, adapt offerings, and improve equitable health outcomes.

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We’re taking collaboration to the next level and reshaping power dynamics with a youth-led cohort of experts who lend their voices across partner engagements–from product feedback to content creation, design research, and more–young people co-create the future.

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Advisory Services

We collaborate with partners in a variety of ways to help improve offerings that are equitable, efficacious, and viable. From capacity-building with a human-centered approach to designing thinking and prototyping digital offerings to thought partnership, each engagement is bespoke.

Studio Projects

Case Studies
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Featured Content

LGBTQ+ Mental Health

Together we can shape a future where LGBTQ+ youth can thrive. Dive into our process and explore the data behind the co-creation, launch, and early impact metrics of imi guide.

Explore the Data
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Over the course of two weeks, Hazel Health worked with the Hopelab Studio team to gather insights from young people to inform and improve the product design of Hazel HEART™.

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Read the results of a randomized control trial conducted on imi, a free, mental health web app, designed to help LGBTQ+ youth cope with stress.

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imi

In partnership with CenterLink

imi supports and helps LGBTQ+ teens explore and affirm their identity and learn practical ways to cope with sexual and gender minority stress in ways that are helpful, relevant, inclusive, and joyful.

Quit the Hit

Quit the Hit

In partnership with Rescue Agency

A 30-day intervention that teaches young people how to quit vaping through group chats on Instagram.