Category Archives: News

Weekly INT Boost – Change of Seasons

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming news you may have missed. This week, we have a school that’s turning out the lights to save students from depression, tips for managing healthy distractions, and more. There’s a good kind of distraction and a bad kind. Here’s how to tell the difference […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Take a Breather

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a peek into our E3 AFK Room, new research on VR and autism, and a lot more. Amid the madness of E3, there’s a silent sanctuary for rest (and adult coloring books) ”We need to […]

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Weekly INT Boost – En Route to E3

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and games stories you’ve missed. This week we check in with the comic book world, consider the value of empathy games, and share a reminder to creators to take care of themselves. Marvel’s Hulk Is Telling a Painful Story About the Psychological Trauma of Being a […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Playing Through Anxiety

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming articles you may have missed. This week, we have a closer look at Autcraft, DMing with anxiety, and a helpful video from Barbie (of all things). Meet the dad who quit his job to run a Minecraft server for autistic kids “Running Autcraft earns […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Greetings from MomoCon

Welcome to our roundup of the best articles you may have missed. This week, we have fond memories of Mister Rogers, one case where brain training might help, and more. Mister Rogers’ grown-up fans flood Twitch with voice-mail appreciations “In one of the voice mails received, a viewer said that after having a bit of […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Exploring the Wilds

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming stories you may have missed. This week, we have a fantastic series on both those subjects, a love letter to Breath of the Wild, and a lot more. Mind Games: Can you master mental health with a controller? “Hamilton, thanks to his medical education, […]

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How Jagex is Tackling Mental Health in the Studio

Game development culture and mental wellbeing don’t often go together, but some studios and developers are trying to change that. Writing for GamesIndustry.biz, Jagex’s Rich Eddy explains why his company is pledging to make a mentally healthy workplace and what steps Jagex has taken so far. “We have a long-term commitment to support the mental […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Back to the Classics

Welcome to our roundup of the best mental health and gaming stories you may have missed. This week, an indie classic arrives on mobile, Waypoint looks back at a fantastic game, and Buffy opens up about mental health. How ‘Papo & Yo’ Shined a Light on Alcoholism and Mental Health “‘The difference with movies and […]

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A UK Media Company Bans After-Hour Emails for its Employees’ Mental Health

As part of a Wellness Month initiative, Carat, a UK media company, is banning after-hours emails. Managing director Matthew Landeman explains the move: We are mobile and connected 24/7 so it is becoming more and more ‘normal’ to send communications to each other well outside of reasonable working hours and people often feel under pressure […]

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Weekly INT Boost – Boundaries and Transitions

Welcome to our roundup of the best articles about games, mental health, and related topics that you might have missed. This week, we have a look at boundaries being broken in the streaming world, loss and social networks, and a pair of therapists many of you already know and love. When Fans Take Their Love […]

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