55% of college first years report being stressed

Mindhood provides support for college students

74%
of users report being happier using Mindhood. Happiness is a choice! Choose happiness 🙂

Technology Use

Over the course of the last eleven years, cell phones have shifted the way students communicate. Are we building authentic and intentional relationships? Research shows a direct correlation between tech use and an increase in depression being reported by college students.

Stress

According to Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of college first years reporting being stressed. According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, in a 2015 report, between 2009 and 2015 the number of students visiting counseling centers increased by about 30%

Mindhood at Dartmouth

Over the summer of 2018, nearly 200 students put down their phones, practiced mindfulness and found ways to do more in community, with their peers. Here’s what we learned (link to the solution)

“Using the Mindhood platform has definitely made me more intentional with my time and energy during this surprisingly busy term!”

-Annie, Dartmouth ’20

what students are saying…
I am now trying to focus on dealing with stress by making changes that positively impact my health, rather than deteriorate it. These include mindfulness and meditation and are are laughably simple, but you may not be able to imagine how much better they make you feel. Max, Dartmouth College '19

My first instinct was always to take a Snapchat of something and I realized I was living for someone else instead of for me.

Kate, UMASS Amherst '20