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We know that media reports can have a huge impact on people’s mental health, prompting them to start conversations, seek help and support each other.

That’s why we hold the Mind Media Awards every year, to recognise and celebrate the best possible representations of mental health across TV, radio, print and online.

 

Watch the awards

You can still stream the awards and watch as host Greg James kicked off a night of celebrations, to award the very best portrayals and reporting of mental health in the media this past year.

Get involved in the conversation in the conversation on Twitter with #BupaMindAwards.

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2019 winners

Our judges and shortlist panels were blown away by the high standard of entries shown this year. We had a record number of entries with a strong presence of stories from those with personal experience of mental health problems.

The award categories are: Digital Champion, Documentary, Drama, Entertainment, Journalist, News and Current Affairs, Podcast, Publication, Radio, Soaps or Continual Series and Student Journalist.

We are excited to announce the 2019 winners for all 11 categories.

See this years winners

The judges

Another special thank you to our independent judges. Each of our judges is a media expert who has either produced work about mental health or is a previous Mind Media Awards winner.

Meet the judges

Our sponsors

We wish to say a massive thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions!

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Why the Mind Media Awards matter

Recent polling carried out for Mind showed that people believe journalists have more influence over public attitudes to mental health than politicians do. Where negative coverage can have a devastating effect on people’s lives, accurate, positive portrayals of mental health can be a lifeline.

Julia Lamb, Media Engagement and Awards Manager, explains why we hold the Media Awards and have done for over 20 years.

Find out why the awards matter

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