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The Things Not to Say (Bipolar and Schizophrenia)

The Things Not to Say series for BBC Three offers a platform for young people to share their unique experiences. Things Not to Say To People With Schizophrenia and Things Not To Say to People With Bipolar sees contributors speak honestly and humorously about the common misconceptions around these diagnoses.

Shortlisted entries

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

Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Special - News Day 2017 - BBC School Report

BBC School Report is a project which works with 60,000 11 to 18-year-olds each year, encouraging them to share their views and stories on issues that matter to them. In 2017 the project's theme is mental health and wellbeing, culminating in a live online programme.

Mind Your Head Campaign - ITV Lorraine

Throughout Mental Health Awareness Week, Lorraine focused on a different aspect of mental health each day with the aim of giving advice and creating a dialogue. Viewers were invited to share their personal experiences alongside high profile faces such as Andrea McLean, Debbie McGee and Carol Vorderman.

The One Show, BBC One

Dear Michael, Love Dad features a book of the same name, its author's relationship with his son and how as a family they responded to his experience of depression and anorexia. The One Show covered various mental health topics throughout the year.

This Morning, ITV

This Morning's anti-bullying campaign topped 12 months of the most prolific mental health coverage in the programme's 29-year history. Separate appearances by two grieving mothers helped to shape the direction of the campaign.

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