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Hope and Grit: How Human-Centered Product Design Enhanced Student Mental Health
Rochlin, Dave
Publication date: 1/1/2022, pages 1-14

Two organizations focused on tech-based health innovation partner to improve mental health in young adults. In this "tech for good" project, Hopelab and Grit Digital Health used human centered product design to create an app. With the core needs of users at the forefront, the team designed an app both with and for college students to combat loneliness, a prevalent issue that led to other problems such as depression, anxiety, and risk of dropout. The team also applied systems thinking to this "Wicked Problem" to address root causes, resulting in their Nod app that improved outcomes for college students.

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