This quick guide will teach you the symptoms and signs of stress, explore why it happens and how to recognise it, and of course, provide evidence-based advice about how to cope with stress.
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It’s important to start with the basics. Explore facts about wellbeing and mental health, essential words to know, and learn quick tips on coping.
Thanks to the generosity of our friends and colleagues in the game development industry, we are thrilled to be able to offer keys for these wonderful games to the Great Games Done Slow streamers.
Even if you don’t have much experience with mental health (we all have some!) here are some simple things you can do to help gamers improve their wellbeing.
When playing a game, you become immersed in the characters you play as. We often get asked, when those characters have mental health issues, how realistic are they? Are they good portrayals, or bad?
Grounding is an incredibly powerful way of returning to baseline when something has trigger distress, anxiety or anything else that’s tough to deal with.
Join Dr Jennifer Hazel on an overview of the world of mental health and wellbeing. Learn what the definition of “mental health” really is, bust some myths about mental illness, and explore different types of therapy available.
Dr Shelley Xia discusses the different issues that cause mood swings, including bipolar disorder and personality disorders. Interviews with Alec Holowka and Ryan Roth.
One of the best things about video games is the community – but how do you remain an active member in the face of social anxiety, trolls and other challenges?
Making video game characters well rounded involves discussing all sorts of psychological issues. They might even have a mental illness. But how do you do this without perpetuating stigma?