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(C) Your Health in Mind

RANZCP Launches Your Health In Mind – Mental Health Information Resource

The Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is the principal body representing the medical speciality of psychiatry in Australasia. They account for training of specialist doctors to become psychiatrists, as well as research publication, governance and policy management ...
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The CheckPoint Series: Now LIVE on Kickstarter!

The CheckPoint Series: Now LIVE on Kickstarter!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Kickstarter campaign "The CheckPoint Series"! By pledging, you will help to create a 16-episode webseries looking at Mental Health and the Power of Video Games. If fully funded, the webseries will ...
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The Interactive Meditation App That Makes You Sway

The Interactive Meditation App That Makes You Sway

Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it's about befriending who we are. - Ani Pema Chodron Mindfulness and meditation are gaining traction in the mental health & tech sphere rapidly, and with a ...
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Character Psychology: Joel, The Last of Us (Part 2)

Character Psychology: Joel, The Last of Us (Part 2)

Hello again! This is part of a character profile series being written to break down stigma and help game fans reach out. Today, we’ll be looking at Joel from Naughty Dog’s 2013 release, The Last of Us.  This is the ...
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Character Psychology: Joel, The Last of Us (Part 1)

Character Psychology: Joel, The Last of Us (Part 1)

Hello all, to anyone unfamiliar with this site, I'm Dr Jennifer Hazel, a psychiatry physician and advocate for the use of technology in mental health care. I'm also a passionate gamer. I write psychological profiles of game characters I find ...
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The Search For Good Mental Health Apps

The Search For Good Mental Health Apps

A quick search on the app store reveals hundreds, if not thousands, of apps and games targeted at improving mental health. While this indicates that there is a lot of enthusiasm around both designing interactive tech for health, as well ...
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SANE's Ground-Breaking App Which Detects Early Onset Of Mania

SANE’s Ground-Breaking App Which Detects Early Onset Of Mania

SANE Australia has developed a ground-breaking app which aims to detect the early onset of Manic episodes, making it much easier to identify and manage, and prevent often damaging consequences for people living with Bipolar Disorder. What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar ...
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5 Times Breath Of The Wild Did Great Things For Mental Health

5 Times Breath Of The Wild Did Great Things For Mental Health

The Legend of Zelda has always been an innovative, forward thinking series. Each game for me inspired a new sense of wonder, and productively built on its predecessor to create something unique. Older than I am, and yet seemingly fresh ...
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CheckPoint Launch Research Study - Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Video Games

CheckPoint Launch Research Study – Exploring the Psychological Benefits of Video Games

We are proud to announce the start of our study, contributing data to a better understanding of the psychology behind what makes playing games feel great. It will run for 4 months, and we hope to publish our results in a scientific ...
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The 3-Step Thinking Hack Pack

Change your Life One Thought at a Time with our 3-Step Thinking Hack Pack

Welcome to CheckPoint. We're a nonprofit organisation who connect mental health resources with video games and technology. That means that we help game makers, game players, and the games themselves, with mental health issues including self-care, education and representation. One ...
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