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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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We’re Helping Attendees and Exhibitors at PAX West, and We Can’t Do It Alone

Are you in Seattle on September 1 – 4, maybe heading to PAX West? Believe in supporting mental health awareness? Thanks to our amazing supporters, we’ll be there — and we need your help. We’re looking for more people to join the wonderful volunteers at our booth and in the AFK Room. Booth volunteers spread […]

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Catch Dr. B Talking Take This, Stigma, and Nerd Life on ‘Our Fractured Minds’

In this episode of the Our Fractured Minds podcast, our very own Dr. B, Raffael Boccamazzo, sits down with host Jeff Renoe to talk about some very important (and some not-so important) subjects: What brought Dr. B to Take This Why neither of them watch The Big Bang Theory The healing power of fantasy The […]

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Take This Welcomes Kate Edwards to the Board of Directors

We’re delighted to welcome Kate Edwards to the Take This family as a member of our Board of Directors. Kate joins Russ Pitts, Susan Arendt, and Pete Hines in leading our efforts to raise awareness about mental health issues in the video game industry. “As the game industry is a creative community with ever-growing diversity […]

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