Community Needs Assessment
We are interested in learning about our community's most pressing needs and barriers. Your responses are anonymous unless you choose to share your identifying information with us. Thank you!
Do you have any interest in learning about mindfulness? *
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What is your gender identity?
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What is your cultural, ethic, and/or racial identity?
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Are you a person with a disability?
What is your sexual orientation?
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What are some of the biggest challenges you face in your life right now? For each category, check the box that fits your experience. Feel free to add your own as well:
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Threat of Violence or Other Crimes
Cultural Identity Stress
Body Dissatisfaction
Feeling Isolated or Alone
Lack of Available Help
Caregiving for Adults
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Please describe the stressors labeled Other 1, 2 &/or 3 if you ranked them above.
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What are some barriers that might prevent you from learning about or practicing mindfulness? For each category, check the box that fits your experience. Feel free to add your own as well.
0 Not a Barrier
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I don’t understand what mindfulness is.
I don’t understand what meditation is about.
I don’t understand how mindfulness can be beneficial to me.
I don't think mindfulness can help me with my problems.
I'm concerned mindfulness might conflict with my religious beliefs.
I'm concerned mindfulness might conflict with my cultural beliefs and/values.
I can’t find mindfulness teachers who look like me or who can relate to my life experience
Mindfulness isn't for people like me.
There's no convenient place for me to learn or practice mindfulness.
The people in my life would disapprove if I practiced mindfulness.
I don't have time to learn or practice mindfulness.
Learning & practicing mindfulness is too expensive for me.
Learning & practicing mindfulness is too difficult for me.
I'm just not interested.
Other 1
Other 2
Other 3
Please describe the barriers labeled Other 1, 2 &/or 3 if you ranked them above.
Your answer