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Gears of War Pledges 1% of All Future Revenue to Suicide Prevention Charities

The Coalition has announced Crisis Text Line as its first partner, pledging to donate 1% of future net revenues from Gears of War games and merchandise to suicide prevention charities.

studio head mic clamp xbox wireGears of War has always meant belonging, stating that The Coalition’s message is “Never Fight Alone” as suicide rates soar in the United States.

“The Coalition is proud to announce that 1% of net revenue from all Gears of War games and merchandise will be donated to organizations working to prevent suicide and combat loneliness through mental health advocacy. I think,” said Crump. “This is a multi-year effort our studio is doing to give back to the community and make an impact in the real world.”

crisis text lineThe Coalition hopes to be the first of many partners is a 24/7 high-quality, text-based mental health support and crisis intervention service available in the US (English and Spanish) and the UK. available. Canada, Ireland. This service is available by texting “PAUSE” to 741741 or via WhatsApp (443)-SUPPORT.

“In 2021, we had 1.3 million conversations with email senders who needed help with issues like anxiety, depression and suicide,” said Dena Trujillo, CEO of Crisis Text Line. . “We are proud to partner with The Coalition and the Gears of War franchise to increase access to mental health support and suicide prevention services.

“Partnerships like these are critical to addressing America’s mental health crisis and reaching our vision of an empathetic world where no one feels alone.”

More than 700,000 people die by suicide each year. who, and many more attempts were made. Suicide is also the fourth leading cause of death between the ages of 15 and his 19.

The Coalition’s Never Fight Alone program also encourages people to engage in positive mental health behaviors and support the pledge in a variety of ways.

We also encourage you to save our support number (by sending “PAUSE” to 741741 or on WhatsApp at (443)-SUPPORT) as a contact so that it is readily available if needed. @GearsofWar Twitterand by purchasing the first Gears of War Never Fight Alone t-shirt from xbox store (Also Mexican Game Planet).

If you have suicidal thoughts, the US National Suicide Prevention Hotline is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255. Click here for a list of international suicide hotlines.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer. He talks about witchers all day long.

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