Silent Killer: Mental Illness and Videogames as Therapy – Paste Magazine

Hello y’all,

In the wake of Depression Quest’s Steam release and my own recent struggles with mental illness I decided to interview a few people about the games they’ve made and how they could possibly contribute to a person’s therapy. I got some mixed reactions from the developers here, with some saying that games could be very therapeutic and some saying that it wasn’t. Overall though, nobody really doubted a game’s power to have an impact on somebody’s life and that was very empowering.

Read the rest below and let me know what you think!

http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2014/09/games-as-therapy.html

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