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Watch Jordan Raskopoulos Demolish the Idea that Confidence and Anxiety Can’t Coexist

It’s an understatement to say that Jordan Raskopoulos is comfortable on stage. She’s an outspoken comedian and lead singer of The Axis of Awesome, so stage fright would be something of a hindrance. Because of that, people tend to assume that she’s also outgoing in all parts of her life — and in this TED […]

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Claire Obscur Is a Delightful Animated Short That Deals With Grief

Claire Obscur is a lovely short about a young girl fighting the monster that haunts her nights, a heroic adventure that just so happens to deal directly with grief. Grief is a difficult subject to talk about, but it’s also something that most of us will experience at least a few times in our lives. […]

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Author John Green Shares His OCD Story

Author John Green (The Fault in Our Stars) is promoting an upcoming book: Turtles All The Way Down, which will center on a teenage girl who is coping with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Fortunately for us, he decided to talk about his personal connection to that story in this episode of vlogbrothers. In it, Green […]

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The Sidcourse Finds Novel Connections Between Games and Mental Health

Overviews of mental health and gaming are wonderful — they inspire people to talk about their own experiences, to create games on the subject, to push back against stigma. This video from Sidcourse is a particularly refreshing look at the subject, taking a few novel angles. Night in the Woods, Dark Souls and Tom Clancy’s […]

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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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Extra Credits Explores Injustice 2’s Surprisingly Sensitive Portrayal of Trauma

The Extra Credits team has put together another fantastic video about mental health, this time exploring the sensitive portrayal of trauma and abuse in Injustice 2. Yes, the DC Comics fighting game brought to us by the makers of Mortal Kombat. That Injustice 2. The team highlights a short segment during which Harley Quinn faces […]

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In This Talk, Dr. Jennifer Hazel Explores the Ways Mental Health and Game Development Practices Interact

When CheckPoint’s Dr. Jennifer Hazel spoke at GDC earlier this year, she was joined by Joshua Boggs, creator of the critically-acclaimed Framed. Boggs was there to talk about his own experiences with depression and alcohol abuse while developing his game. Dr. Hazel was there to help her audience understand how Boggs’ experience was common, and […]

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Men Break Down the Cost of Masculinity and Stigma

Psychology student and vlogger LikeKristen uses her YouTube channel to talk about her own experiences with mental health issues, but recently she turned the camera over to three of her friends to cover an experience she can’t speak on: the stigma surrounding men’s mental health. In this video, Paul Roth, Ryan Barnes and Chris Bullock […]

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How Loss Shapes Our Favorite Superheroes

The Film Psychologist is a new YouTube channel that looks at the psychological underpinnings of popular films. In this video, loss is the topic at hand — specifically, how the loss of the Waynes, Uncle Ben and Pa Kent affect Batman, Spider-Man and Superman, respectively.

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Childline Gets Kids Talking – About Exploding Heads

Childline is a UK non-profit that provides a valuable, needed service, giving young people a place to call when they need emotional support. It doesn’t let that responsibility take all the fun out of its mission, though, as this video shows. This catchy, catchy video. Headbomz is a fantastic tune animated by the fantastic Aardman […]

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