A big part of the Take This mission is fighting mental health stigma both in the gaming community and beyond it.
For us, that means a lot of things, including creating a platform to educate and inform people about mental health issues, encouraging people to tell their stories so others feel less alone and helping conventions and game studios better accommodate people with mental health issues.
But what does mental health stigma mean for you? If you’re wondering what the fuss is about and where this talk of stigma is coming from, this video from YouTuber LikeKristen should help. She breaks down some of the history and impact of mental health stigma.
If mental health advocacy interests you, Kristen offers several simple ideas for fighting stigma in your everyday life, too.