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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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Fiction, Mental Health, and a Little Weekend Reading

My dream Sunday afternoon is a good book, a good cup of coffee, and a little sunshine filtering in through the window. Games just don’t give me quite the same sense of peace, you know? If you’re also looking for a good read for the weekend, Barnes & Noble has just published a great list […]

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VICE on Music, Mental Health, and All the Ways They Come Together

Music can have a massive impact on our mental state. Like many people, I keep playlists of music for specific purposes: music that helps me focus when I write, music that lets me get into character for Dungeons & Dragons sessions, music for when I want to relax, and music for when I need an […]

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‘The Face of PTSD’ Will Tell Veterans’ Stories to Tear Down Stereotypes

The Face of PTSD Indiegogo Trailer from Malka MG on Vimeo. A new documentary aims to show the reality of life with PTSD for veterans across America, a situation that too often involves dealing with stereotypes of violence and unpredictable danger. The Face of PTSD wants to help break down those stereotypes and show what […]

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‘Marie and Worrywart’ Paints Anxiety as a Critical Friend Who Just Won’t Leave

Looking for a cute comic that’s all about how it feels when anxiety takes up residence in your life? Check out Marie and Worrywart. The 32-page comic is semi-autobiographical, according to creator Jenn Woodall. Marie is an ordinary young woman just trying to live her life, work in comics, and spend time with friends. Worrywart […]

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One Author Brings Neurodiversity to the Apocalypse

If you’re neurotypical and able-bodied, apocalyptic scenarios can be fun thought exercises. You probably know the one: where would you go if the dead were rising? A wholesale warehouse, the mall, a top-floor apartment? Who would you trust to have your back? What would you stockpile for food, weapons, and long-term survival? If you have […]

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Depression Takes the Runway at New York Fashion Week

AW16/// Look 13. Artwork by @mauricescarlett. #pyermoss A photo posted by Pyer Moss (@pyermoss) on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:24pm PST The runway is increasingly a platform for political statements – think Kanye West’s refugee-themed show earlier this month, or Vivienne Westwood’s ‘Vote Green‘ show last fall. New York Fashion Week brought a new topic […]

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Mental Health Questions Answered at Geek & Sundry

This week, our very own Doctor B, Raffael Boccamazzo, answered questions for folks at Geek & Sundry. He covered some great topics: representation of mental illness in popular media, tricks for coping with anxiety, and what it’s like to seek out professional help. He also managed to sneak in a few extremely geeky references. During […]

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