Tag Archives: awareness campaigns

Hellblade Fans and Ninja Theory Donate to Mental Health Charity

Mental illness is a core piece of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. It explores psychosis and voice hearing from the perspective of its hero, celtic warrior Senua — an effort that has been viewed as something of a mixed success. But Hellblade’s creators at Ninja Theory continue their efforts to do right by the mental health community, […]

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Square Enix Launches New Mental Health Campaign for Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

With the launch of Life Is Strange: Before the Storm, Square Enix is once again promoting mental health awareness with a social media campaign. This time, it’s all about the value of friendship. The “Your Friend, Me” campaign asks Life Is Strange fans to open up to their dearest friends. Participants are invited to make […]

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This Web Series About Mental Health in the Game Industry Will Become a Reality With Your Help

Mental health issues affect people in all parts of the video game industry, but stigma keeps so many of us quiet that it can seem like we’re each alone in our own struggles. CheckPoint, an Australian mental health non-profit, is fighting to change that with an upcoming web series about the creators and industry members […]

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Celebrities Open Up for Mental Health Awareness Month

For Mental Health Awareness Month, The Child Mind Institute asked 31 celebrities an important question: what would they tell their younger selves about their mental health issues and learning disorders? Emma Stone kicked off the month with a compassionate one-sided conversation about her anxiety, which she’s spoken about publically before. In her video, she explains […]

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This Illustrator is Creating an Alphabet of Mental Health Issues

Illustrator Sonaksha Iyengar is taking part in the 36 Days of Type project on Instagram this month, joining thousands of artists each bringing their own perspectives and styles to the letters of the alphabet. Iyengar has set herself an even greater challenge in the process: to communicate the struggle of coping with mental health issues. […]

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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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#22pushups Draws Attention to Veterans’ Mental Health Issues

If you can do a single pushup, assisted or otherwise, you can be part of a campaign to raise awareness of veteran suicide prevention. It’s a cause that could use attention — veterans in the U.S. are 50% more likely to take their own lives than people who have never served, and according to the […]

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#ImNotAshamed tackles the stigma of mental illness

A small but growing awareness campaign is taking place on Twitter this week, as people dealing with mental health issues stand up and say #ImNotAshamed. They are disclosing the issues they cope with, the treatments that help them, and most of all, the fact that those things are no reason to feel shame. Shame so […]

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