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Games and World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. This effort to overcome the stigma associated with mental health issues urges those suffering them to seek help, which is a great mission. Take This is a charity looking to "shine light on mental health challenges in games industry and community. This group's supporters include the ESA, Xbox, an Valve. Also, Safe in Our World is a charity centered on mental health and video games. This one is brand new, and we don't know about how it will operate, but here's hoping they're up to the challenges of this worthy cause. They offer a video to promote Fractured Minds, a game coming soon to Steam, described as "an immersive artistic short game, exploring anxiety and mental health issues." A share of the game's profits will support the charity. Take This also offers the following list of games they feel offer "well-portrayed" mental health themes: