Twitch and Mental Health: You Are Not Alone

Jessy Quil, Dyllon Graham, Cindy Chau, Jason Docton

Discussing the concept and idea that lifestyle and technology/social media have played a large role in the growth of depression, psychological distress and suicidal thoughts in a study conducted between as far back as 2005 to 2017. What role do broadcasters have in this conversation (not as cause) but as entertainers and entrepreneurs in a digital era. The idea here is not that content creators have caused or should take blame for this new era – but that we are undeniably cogs in the machine.

  • May 31st 1pm–2pm

  • Panel Room #1

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