NHS Mental Health Director calls for clampdown on gaming loot boxes

Around 55,000 children have a gambling problem in the UK — it’s time the games industry started acting The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Mental Health Director, Claire Murdoch, has spoken out against the use of loot boxes in video games aimed at children. What is a loot box? A loot box is a virtual … Continue reading NHS Mental Health Director calls for clampdown on gaming loot boxes

How To Support Friends With Mental Health Problems

With a mental health epidemic across the world it’s important for us to recognise our own limitations before offering support to a friend According to UK-based charity Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England 676 million people are affected by mental health issues worldwide. This phenomenon is particularly prevalent amongst young people; MHFA England report that the proportion … Continue reading How To Support Friends With Mental Health Problems