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Documentary sponsored by The England and Wales Cricket Board winner

Me & My Mental Illness - Channel 5 (Knickerbockerglory)

Me & My Mental Illness features the unflinching stories of seven people living with various mental health problems including depression, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic distress disorder. Told straight to camera, the stories explore the reasons why mental health problems develop and how they manifest.

Shortlisted entries

Mind and the award judges would like to give special thanks to the other entrants:

Horizon: Why Did I Go Mad? - BBC Studios for BBC Two

Horizon focuses on three people – David, Rachel and Jacqui – living with voices, hallucinations and paranoia. The programmes examine the possible causes as well as the impact of social, biological and environmental influences on conditions such as schizophrenia and psychosis.

Inside My Head: A Newsround Special - Newsround for CBBC

In this thought-provoking and compelling, contributor-led special we meet Josh, a 14-year-old who loves playing hockey and who has obsessive compulsive disorder. This ground-breaking film tells Josh's story in his own words, conveying the complex issues surrounding children's mental health problems in a simple and powerful way.

Rio Ferdinand: Being Mum and Dad - BBC One (Only The Best Productions)

In May 2015, Rio Ferdinand lost his wife Rebecca to cancer. A year on he is still trying to come to terms with his loss and its effects on himself and his three children. The film follows Rio as he meets other families coping with bereavement and looks at what help is available to parents and children who have experienced loss.

Mind Over Marathon - BBC Studios for BBC One (Unscripted productions)

In this two-part series, a group of 10 unlikely runners living with different mental health problems train for the ultimate test of mind over matter, one of the world's most famous races – the London Marathon. The series follows the progress of the runners from their first meeting at a training camp, through shorter races right up to Marathon day.

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