Category Archives: Take This

Where to Find the AFK Room and Take This at PAX South 2018

Even as Team Take This gets set up for our first show of the year, our second is creeping up quickly: we’ll be at PAX South 2018 January 12 – 14, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there. Below, we have all the info you need to find the AFK Room, Booth of Hope, […]

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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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Heading to MAGFest 2018? We’ll Be There, and So Will the AFK Room

It’s not quite 2018 and — thanks to the support of our amazing supporters and Patrons — we’re already packing for our first show of the year: MAGFest 2018. We’ll be at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD from January 4th to January 7th with our great team of Psychomancers and […]

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The Facts About Gaming Disorder

In the last few days, many consumers and industry professionals have expressed concern regarding the implications of several news articles that claim the World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes “Gaming Disorder” as an official mental health diagnosis in the 11th update of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). At Take This, our mission is to […]

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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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Dr. B Recaps PAX Unplugged 2017

The first-ever PAX Unplugged has come and gone, and it was a fantastic time. Our volunteers were amazing, our supporters were wonderful, and our panel was packed full of awesome people. We’ll let Dr. B run down the details of our last big show of 2017. It may be a wrap for our ground team […]

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Join the Desert Bus For Hope, Win Take This Loot

Desert Bus For Hope is a true labor of love. Every year around this time, a group of genuinely wonderful people gets together to raise money for Child’s Play Charity. To do so, they subject themselves to one of the most grueling gaming challenges around: Desert Bus. Desert Bus is a mini-game from the never-released […]

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Don’t Miss Our PAX Unplugged Panel, Friday at 5:30

Therapists are as diverse as anyone else. Sure, there might be some that fall into TV and movie stereotypes, but that’s not the norm. In our mission to fight mental health stigma, part of what Take This does is to humanize mental health professionals. That’s largely why we’re presenting the following panel at PAX Unplugged: […]

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