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Seattle-Area Supporters: Join Us for a Speed Painting Competition This Weekend!

If you’re in the Bellevue/Seattle area and you know how to handle a paintbrush, get yourself over to MOX Boarding House Bellevue this weekend for our first-ever Speed Painting Competition. Hosted by MOX Boarding House Bellevue, ENGAGE and Take This, the competition invites painters of all skill levels to try their hand at speed painting […]

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Catch Take This Executive Director Kate Edwards on Geeks4Good This Wednesday

Have you caught some of the great streams from Geeks4Good this month? Their wonderful streamers have been raising funds for Take This, and we couldn’t appreciate it more. This Wednesday, February 7th, Geeks4Good will host our very own Kate Edwards, Executive Director for Take This. Kate will be visiting their morning show, Coffee, Wits, and […]

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January 2018 – A Big Month for Take This

January 2018 was a marathon month for Team Take This, with two shows on two consecutive weekends, lots of excitement, and big plans on the way for February and beyond. Dr. B recaps the whole thing in this monthly wrap video. A few relevant links: BJ Shea’s Geek Nation interview Emerald City Comic Con Mox […]

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Listen to Dr. B on BJ Shea’s Geek Nation

Earlier this week, Dr. B sat down with BJ Shea, Vicky Barcelona and the rest of the folks at BJ Shea’s Geek Nation podcast. They talked about Take This®, the AFK Room program, burnout and anxiety at conventions, and some upcoming plans that you’ll want to hear about, so listen in below:

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Take This is Heading to Emerald City Comic Con

If you’re off to Emerald City Comic Con in March, good news! For the first time, Take This will be there, too. We won’t be bringing an AFK Room this time, but we’ll be there supporting the cause of mental health in geek communities. We hope you’ll join us. From March 1 – 4, you’ll […]

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Geeks4Good Kicks Off a New Season in Support of Take This

Have some extra room in your stream-watching schedule? Consider tuning in to watch the wonderful folks at Geeks4Good as they kick off a new season today, one that includes Take This as their charity of choice. Every season, Geeks4Good raises funds and awareness for a charity or nonprofit they select. On their Interactive Twitch Charity […]

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Going to MAGFest? Help Us Help Other Attendees By Volunteering at the AFK Room or Booth of Hope

MAGFest is almost here. From January 4-7, we’ll be in National Harbor, MD, bringing the AFK Room to the show for the first time. Take This and the AFK Room are things many attendees have come to rely on as a part of the con experience at many major cons. The AFK Room helps them […]

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Discover How Geeky Hobbies and the Mental Health Profession Combine in Our PAX Unplugged Panel

At Take This, we work with a lot of amazing mental health professionals. We know they can be fascinating, multi-faceted geeks and gamers, and we want to show that side of the profession to the world. For PAX Unplugged, our clinical director, Dr. B, moderated a panel for just that purpose. Trusting the Party’s Healer: […]

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On Giving Tuesday, $3 Makes You a Champion of Hope For Someone In Our Community

Support Take This on Patreon Every year, gaming conventions bring us together, as friends, as enthusiasts, and as a community. But for thousands of attendees and exhibitors, the excitement and stress of conventions can be too much — particularly for people coping with mental health issues, sensory issues, and overstimulation. Since 2014, Take This has […]

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Where to Find Take This and the AFK Room at PAX Unplugged

This weekend, Take This will be at PAX Unplugged. We’ve shared the full details of our Unplugged plans, but if you’re headed to the show and you want a quick reference, here you are! AFK Room Visit the AFK room when you’re feeling anxious, overstimulated, or otherwise not OK. The AFK Room can be found […]

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