Above Water

Above Water is an physical-digital hybrid game that teaches players about General Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. It also aims to break down mental health myths and dispel stigma.

Above Water is a digital/physical hybrid game to inform people about the available strategies to cope with two types of Anxiety Disorders - Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder. The game teaches players about existing treatments.

Topic

Mental Health Awareness

Audience

Adults

Players

4 Players

This hybrid game is designed to inspire players to share their experiences and develop their own personal narrative. The game is designed to educate non-institutionalized individuals with clinical anxiety and panic disorder. Potential players may be diagnosed, seeking intervention information, or a supportive friend.
Above Water requires the Above Water card deck and a personal device (e.g., phone/tablet) for each of the 4 players. It takes 20-40 minutes to play.