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The Hope You Shared on World Mental Health Day

On World Mental Health Day, October 10, 2017, we asked Take This supporters to share messages of hope and caring with their followers using the hashtag #TakeThisHope — making sure no one has to feel alone. Take This team members, friends, supporters and followers came through with wonderful, inspiring messages: Rebellions are built on hope, […]

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For World Mental Health Day, Let’s Give Each Other Hope

Today is World Mental Health Day. This year, to mark the day, join us in reminding friends and loved ones that there is hope and that they’re not alone. 2017 has been a challenging year in a lot of ways, and we could all benefit from a little support. But it can be hard to […]

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How to Offer Hope to Someone Who Needs It

Tomorrow, October 10th, is World Mental Health Day. With an estimated 1 out of every 4 people in the US to be diagnosed with a mental health condition in their lifetime, and so much stigma still attached to these diagnoses, many people stay silent about their struggles. Some fear being shunned. Some fear being perceived […]

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This Weekend, Support Take This and Other Gaming Charities With One Gamer Fund

Wear this chimera of gaming charities by visiting The Yetee Take This supporters are unfailingly wonderful, generous people who we’re lucky to have in our corner. This weekend, we’ll be sharing that love around as seven gaming charities come together for One Gamer Fund. By supporting Take This through One Gamer Fund, you’ll also be […]

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Take This Recap: We Had an Amazing PAX West

You might have noticed from our AFK Room, Panels and merchandise, but Take This was all over PAX West this year. So much so that our clinical director Dr. B. has put together an awesome recap talking about what we did, who we helped, and who we love (spoilers: it’s all of you!). When we […]

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Announcing the Dr. Mark Award for Recognition of Excellence in the Portrayal of Mental Health, Healing, and Hope

This Saturday, for the first time, Take This will be presenting the Dr. Mark Award for Recognition of Excellence in the Portrayal of Mental Health, Healing, and Hope. It recognizes a game that goes above and beyond in portraying the cornerstones of the Take This mission: mental health issues, healing, and hope. The award will […]

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Take This and the AFK Room Will Be at PAX West 2017

Heading to PAX West 2017? We’ll be there, bringing the AFK Room, panels, and some amazing new merchandise. From Friday, September 1st to Monday, September 4th, you’ll find Take This in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. We have two bases of operations at PAX: the AFK Room and our booth in the Diversity […]

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Wired Productions and ‘The Town of Light’ Raise Funds for Take This

The wonderful folks at Wired Productions are setting out to raise funds for mental health charities over the course of the next year, and we’re happy to say that Take This is one of those charities. Wired Productions publishes The Town of Light, a game that takes a deep, fictionalized look at the Ospedale Psichiatrico […]

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Take This Board Member Kate Edwards Talks Crunch, Mental Health, and the Power of Games

This week, VentureBeat spoke with the newest member of the Take This board of directors, Kate Edwards. They talked about the need for mental health advocacy in the game industry, the ongoing conversation about diversity in tech, and the trouble with the culture of crunch. Kate has been pushing back against mandated crunch since long […]

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Catch Dr. B’s Talk on Mental Health in the Studio from Indie Revolution Expo 2017

Watch live video from IndieGameRiot on www.twitch.tv Over the weekend, Indie Game Riot held its annual Indie Revolution Expo, a free, digital indie game convention. Dr. B, Take This clinical director Raffael Boccamazzo, had the opportunity to stream and speak about mental health, stress, crunch, and game development during the event. Lucky for us, Indie […]

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