One in seven 10-19 year olds has a diagnosed mental disorder
Suicide is the biggest cause of death in men under the age of 50
EVERY GAMING GUILD, ESPORTS TEAM AND SOCIETY SHOULD HAVE A PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AIDER
Much like an emergency first aider is required within traditional sports teams, we believe someone trained to deal with psychological emergencies should be embedded within every team. We're calling on all esports organisations in the UK to commit to naming and training a psychological first aider. Will you join us?
MEET THE GAMERS VS. DEPRESSION TEAM
Gamers vs. Depression is a Movember project run by four psychologists based in the UK and Australia.
Between us we have over 250 peer-reviewed published papers.
50+ years experience of working with young people.
World leading expertise in mental health, coaching, performance science, and esports.
SIGN UP FOR MO MELEE - DEADLINE 31/10/2023!
To sign up, please make sure you sign up to the NUEL at https://thenuel.com/, you will be able to join even if not attending university!
When you are signed up, you can create a team (make sure it's open!) or join one made by your team captain created team (the team captain can send you an invite from the team page).
The format is designed to be both competitive while also fun and accessible for players of all abilities. All are welcome!
Wednesdays Rocket League - Starts 1st November, 19:00 https://thenuel.com/competition/tournament/gamers-vs-depression-mo-melee-rocket-league
Thursdays League of Legends - Starts 2nd November, 19:00 https://thenuel.com/competition/tournament/gamers-vs-depression-mo-melee-league-of-legends
Fridays VALORANT - Starts 3rd November, 19:00 https://thenuel.com/competition/tournament/gamers-vs-depression-mo-melee-valorant
NOT READY TO SIGN UP FOR THE FULL WORKSHOP?
Feel free to browse our online courses and learn more about common mental health disorders, how to start a conversation, and more! Complete at your own pace and pick and choose the topics you want to learn more about. When you're ready to take the next step and sign up for the full Psychological First Aid for Gamers Course, you can do so here.