Category Archives: Take This

Six Years Ago Today…

CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of suicide Six years ago today, Matt Hughes, a freelance games journalist and colleague of Take This’ founders, took his own life. It was a tragedy made more tragic because he suffered in isolation and silence. Take This was founded just weeks later in response. Our founders asked, “What could we have […]

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Take This Stands with the Transgender Community

In 2013, Gender Identity Disorder was officially eliminated as a psychiatric diagnosis. It was replaced with Gender Dysphoria, a condition whereby the individual experiences marked distress at the difference between the gender with which they identify and the gender they were assigned at birth. The individual experiences distress and dysfunction at not being able to […]

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Statement on Crunch from Take This

Crunch is yet again a hot topic in the gaming news.  With the recent stories about crunch development there has been a renewed interest in Take This’ 2016 white paper on crunch and many organizations have come to us for comment on the topic. As the expert authority on mental health issues in the video game […]

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Announcing a Partnership with Crisis Text Line

We’re happy to announce a new partnership with Crisis Text Line! It’s a free, 24/7, confidential text-messaging support line for people in crisis. You can text our keyword AFK to 741741 (US) and be connected with a live, trained Crisis Counselor. They cover a whole range of crises, from anxiety and depression, to eating disorders and […]

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We’re Heading to PAX West 2018

It’s almost time for PAX West and we’re getting ready for another great show! We’ll be bringing the AFK Room, our trained team of Psychomancers, the Hope Booth, and a few panels. Stop by and say hi! For more details about the AFK Room and Hope Booth, keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages: AFK […]

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Ambassador Program

Take This® Streaming Ambassadors are official representatives for Take This in the streaming community. They actively fight stigma against mental health challenges and promote mental health inclusivity in their streams. Take This Streaming Ambassadors actively work to create an environment of acceptance and kindness for those suffering from emotional or mental health challenges, whether or […]

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Take This Streaming Ambassador Program Policies

Take This 2018 Streaming Ambassador Program Policies Application Process and Review Application Applicants must be at least 18 years old, or the age of majority in their country of residence, and posses all the appropriate equipment and capabilities (e.g., possessing an established Twitch or Mixer channel) to stream without being provided any resources by Take […]

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The Take This Streaming Ambassador Program is Here!

On a panel at TwitchCon last year, we announced the development of an ambassador program for streamers. Earlier this year, we announced more details. The day has come when we can finally and excitedly announce that the Take This Streaming Ambassador program is now accepting applicants for its first year! Over the last several years, […]

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Take This Named as Charity Partner

We are very pleased to have been named as the official Charity Partner of the inaugural Business of Indie Games Virtual Summit, to be held July 24-27, 2018. This global online event will focus exclusively on the strategy, finance & marketing of independent video games, and is an excellent forum in which to highlight that, […]

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Highlighting Hope Charity Event

If you’re in the Seattle area this Thursday, June 21st, come join Take This at Mox Boarding House in Bellevue, Washington for our first annual Highlighting Hope charity speed painting contest, as part of Mox’s Lock & Load pre-show event, and judged by our special guests: the Privateer Press studio team! The grand prize for […]

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