The topic of mental health continues to permeate the gaming industry on a daily basis. One developer has taken action to try and help the cause, as Bungie has added a mental health resource page to its website for Destiny players. 2 to use when needed.
Bungie unveiled the website as part of its finale This week at Bungie update of the year. the site includes references for suicide prevention, self-harm, anxiety, depression, and more. Resources include tips for recognizing the signs of these illnesses, anti-bullying measures to help victims and more.
“We want to share a message with anyone who experiences a mental health problem: it is okay not to be well,” a statement posted on the website read. “You are not alone. Our mental health is just as important as our physical health.”
The site was created in partnership with Guardians of mental health, a non-profit organization that focuses on mental health specifically in the gaming community. They offer multiple support options for those seeking mental health help, including a provider locator and free mental health kits for those with mental illness.
Bungie has come under fire for its corporate culture in recent weeks after an IGN report detailed multiple accounts of abuse, leading to the resignation of the human resources manager. Bungie CEO Pete Parsons responded to the allegations, saying, âI’m encouraged by the progress we’ve made, but it’s not enough and it’s taken too long. studio.”
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