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Jul 30, 5:00 PM EDT

Welcome to LVL-ing Up: Ellie Chats Digital Escapism

Part of LVL-ing UP

Hosted by Ellie Rhodes

Join Ellie Rhodes as she kicks off the first episode of LVL-ing Up. Ellie will introduce the discussion around how gaming is embracing emotional health, and will take a further look into the positivity of digital escapism. 

About Ellie Rhodes

Ellie has a background in video games, having worked in marketing, community and events management for the last five years. She is now a full time streamer on Twitch, delivering laughter and mental health support through the medium of games. 

In recent years, she has opened up online about her struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, and helped others find ways to fight their own battles. This has led to her finding some more unconventional coping mechanisms, and becoming an advocate for mental health support in the workplace.

Find Ellie on Twitter and Twitch at @elliejoypanic.

About LVL-ing UP

Ellie has a background in video games, having worked in marketing, community and events management for the last five years. She is now a full time streamer on Twitch, delivering laughter and mental health support through the medium of games. 

In recent years, she has opened up online about her struggle with chronic depression and anxiety, and helped others find ways to fight their own battles. This has led to her finding some more unconventional coping mechanisms, and becoming an advocate for mental health support in the workplace.

In this 4-week series, Ellie will share her thoughts on the state of emotional wellness in gaming, and bring on leaders in the space who are fighting for the community to be more aware, empathetic and mentally minded.

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