Category Archives: News

Weekly INT Boost – The Dangers of Cats Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health-related articles you’ve missed. This week, we have good news for cat lovers, a supportive community where you’d least expect one, and a personal tale from a Canadian NHL player. We also have big news from our fundraising campaign, so check out our updates if you haven’t […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Ready for the Weekend

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you might have missed. This week, we have reflections on Stardew Valley, the friends we make in fiction, and many ways to approach mental health apps. A year in Stardew Valley: life, labour and love “I’m eighteen years old and everybody I know […]

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Weekly INT Boost – One Down, Six to Go

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health-related articles you may have missed. This week we have a look at the people trying to improve depictions in the media, thoughts on why we constantly check our phones, and — oh yeah — coverage of our AFK Room crowdfunding campaign! Mental health group aims to […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Time For Some Comfort Gaming

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the best mental health-related articles you may have missed. Before we dive into this week’s story, we have some great news: our crowdfunding campaign is about to hit $25,000. If you want to help the AFK Room program continue through 2017, take a look! Gaming-as-a-Service doesn’t have to mean […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Going AFK

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you missed this week. Take This has some big news of its own this week: we’re running a crowdfunding campaign to support the AFK Room program. And speaking of AFK Rooms, don’t forget to stop by room 221AB at PAX South if you […]

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Today’s a Good Day to Talk About Mental Health

Opening up about our mental health issues can have a big impact — it lets others know they aren’t alone, and the value of that can’t be measured. Thanks to Bell, a Canadian telecom, opening up about mental health today can also help raise funds for mental health initiatives. January 25th is Bell Let’s Talk […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Mental Illness isn’t Magic?

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health-related articles you may have missed. This week, we have analysis of the missteps of The OA, tips for a long and happy game development career, and research about therapy, VR and Facebook. Sady Doyle on mental illness, ‘The OA’ & savior narratives “Believe it or not, […]

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Weekly INT Boost – A Cure for the Common Backlog

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, Unwinnable shares a new way to cope with our growing game backlogs, research tells us that drinking with PTSD may be a particularly bad combination, and there’s much more, too — including a motivational kitten. Falling Happily […]

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Weekly INT Boost: Welcome to 2017

Thanks for joining us in the new year! In this week’s roundup of the best mental-health related stories you may have missed, we have tips for putting negative thoughts in their place and novel treatments for mental health issues and addiction. Streamer Faces The Challenges Of Coming Out As Transgender On Twitch “DistractedElf and her […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Getting Ready for the Holidays

Welcome to our final link roundup of 2016! This week’s stories include Battlefield 1 from a vet’s perspective, meditation through gaming and a lot more. Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story “I honestly wasn’t expecting the Battlefield campaign to be so thought-provoking. After all, the new Call of Duty has abandoned any pretense […]

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