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Session Name: How to Represent Mental Illness in Games
Speaker(s): Jennifer Hazel
Company Name(s): CheckPoint Organisation
Track / Format: Game Narrative Summit

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Overview: With accurate and empathetic representation of mental illness, not only do characters become more relatable, but the game itself can be used as a tool to advocate for and protect the most vulnerable people in society. Join Dr. Jennifer Hazel, psychiatric doctor and founder of CheckPoint, for a detailed overview of why this topic is so important, and how to begin implementing realistic portrayals of mental illness in your game right now.

GDC 2019

Jennifer Hazel

CheckPoint Organisation

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Game Narrative Summit

Game Narrative