Samantha Ebelthite, Commercial Markets Director for Electronic Arts and Vice Chair of the Ukie board
The games industry is supporting a range of activities through the Play & Talk weekend including:
We'll also be sharing messages on social media throughout the weekend, encouraging players to seek support where needed or to participate in proceedings.
We’re the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and we’re taking a stand against suicide. That means standing against feeling shit, standing up to stereotypes, and standing together to show life is always worth living.
Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
The main goal of Safe In Our World is to create and foster worldwide mental health awareness within the video game industry and beyond; to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health
Want to get involved in the Play & Talk weekend? There are loads of different ways that you can support the campaign and make sure you have meaningful conversations with your friends, family or communities about how you're doing. You can even support it as a games business by promoting positive mental health messaging or by supporting our charity partners.
Want to take part in the Play & Talk weekend? Here's how you can help out.
Support the Play & Talk campaign by sharing our Play & Talk messaging through your channels and to your influencer communities. Submit your details here.