Removing the stigma associated with mental health.
An alarming number of college students face depression, eating disorders, anxiety, substance abuse and more. In an effort to develop a student’s whole self – not just his/her mind – SCSU is transforming a former gym into an innovative center for well-being. To fully understand the nuances involved, RSP Dreambox led an experience design process that is informing the architectural design and integral to the Student Health and Academic Center becoming a place where integration, acceptance, and connections happen. Once renovated, this 1926 building will support the integration of primary care, behavioral health for students and also be a safe place for the recovering community.