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Presence of Mind: Helping Others

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Learn how to be an ally by engaging, supporting, and respecting others who are experiencing challenges with their mental health and wellness.

This short interactive video will help you understand:

  • How to talk openly with friends about mental health
  • The best way to support someone who may be struggling with a mental health issue
  • Resources that are available to help

Part 2 of our Presence of Mind series gets to the root of supporting friends, family, and others in your community who may be struggling, and how to promote a safe and welcoming environment to speak honestly about personal issues. You’ll also hear from others in the gaming community about their experiences, learn about helpful resources that are available, and get tips to approach these sensitive topics with others.


Be sure to check out the entire Presence of Mind interactive video series. The more you learn, the better you’ll be at finding your words.

Be sure to check out the complete interactive video series!

1. Mental Health Matters

By making your mental wellbeing a priority, you’ll see a positive impact on your life.

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2. Helping Others

Talking openly about mental health and wellness with others can make a big difference.

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When to get expert help

3. When to Get Expert Help

It’s important to know the signs for when someone needs expert help.

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4. Understanding Addiction

Addiction is a health condition that can be treated, so it’s important to speak up if you or someone you know needs support.

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5. Healthy Gaming vs. Gaming Overload

Understand the difference between healthy gaming and gaming overload to support your total health.

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