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Let's Be Well: A Video Game Born From a Child's Grief

Let's Be Well: A Video Game Born From a Child's Grief

Nov 23, 2020-- Paula Toledo was the mother of a two-year old, and a two-week-old baby when she lost her husband to mental illness and suicide. In the wake of that devastating loss, "I felt the most important thing I could do was to care for myself and my children. And so I did -- albeit, while I laid in the dirt. Instead of clawing my way out, I decided to surrender and play there with my young children. Insulated by the love of my sons, we all found wonder in our creations. Instead of sand castles, we built hospitals and ambulances.It became obvious to me that my children were expressing their grief." Less than a decade later, Toledo's son Luke created "Let's Be Well," an innovative video game that demystifies mental illness and nurtures well-being. (2749 reads)

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