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Games Mental Health Summit Presented by Safe In Our World and BAFTA

25 May 2023
Event: BAFTA Games Mental Health Summit, presented by Safe In Our WorldDate: Monday 22 May 2023Venue: BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, London, UKHost: Robin Gray-BAFTA/Alecsandra Dragoi

On Monday the 22nd, Safe In Our World and BAFTA combined forces to hold a Games Mental Health Summit at 195 Piccadilly.

Games professionals who attended were treated to a range of talks, panels and practical workshops on a range of topics on wellbeing, productivity, and mental health.

The full list of talks were:

  • Building resilience and breaking out of your comfort zone with Shahid Ahmad.
  • Setting boundaries workshop with Mind Fitness
  • Sustaining healthy productivity with Lauren Kaye and Kirsty Rigden
  • Protecting your mental wellbeing against player harassment workshop with Mind Fitness
  • Functioning in chaos: the importance of balance, community and professionalism with Cassie Hughes
  • Clinical burnout workshop with Dr Stuart Chuan
  • Mental health representation in games with Paul Fletcher, Jane Perry, Gareth Damian Martin, Dom Matthews, and Emma Taylor
  • An inclusive industry for all with Robin Gray, Nigel Twumasi, Danielle Udogaranya, and Dean Barrett.
  • Fireside chat with George Osborn, James Marquis, Rosie Taylor, and Luke Hebblethwaite.

With thanks to our industry supporters of this summit; Bastion, PlayStation and Ripstone.

Recordings of the main stage talks will be available on our BAFTA YouTube soon.