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Radio winner

1Xtra Talk: My Mind & Me - BBC Radio 1Xtra

A year-long focus on mental health on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network that aims to normalise conversations about mental health. As part of the season, a live simulcast explored specific issues around mental health affecting young black and Asian audiences.

Shortlisted entries

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

Child in Mind - The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

A series of expert podcasts, presented by Claudia Hammond, helps parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems. Among the issues discussed and self-harm and childhood anxiety.

On the Sporting Couch - Gary Bloom for TalkSPORT

On the Sporting Couch replicates a 50-minute psychotherapy session with elite sportsmen and women. Professional darts player James Wade talks about his experience of bipolar disorder and Olympic medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington discusses how she was trolled about her appearance.

Archive on 4: The Mind in the Media - BBC Radio 4 (Network Radio Bristol)

A BBC Radio 4 documentary, presented by author and mental health nurse, Nathan Filer. The Mind in the Media examines how public perceptions of mental health problems and treatment are influenced by portrayals in the media, including films, books, TV, social media and the news.

Mama Courage - BBC Radio 4 (Sweet Talk Productions)

In the early stages of postpartum psychosis, realising that something odd was happening, actor, comedian and writer Jessica Pidsley decided to record herself on her phone. Jessica's recordings together with blogs, texts and emails written during and after her illness – interwoven with her husband Matt Bannister's experience – form a vivid, detailed and powerful account of a little-known condition.

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