11 February 2016
BBC's In the mind
BBC's In the mind
Starting on 15 February, the BBC will be showcasing a series of
programmes to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental
BBC One's series, 'In the mind' promises to be interesting
viewing and will include:
• BBC News at Six and News at Ten will show a series of special
reports on subjects including the NHS, neuroscience, lifesaving
charities, electroconvulsive therapy, social attitudes and mental
health in the BME community.
• 'The Not So Secret Life of The Manic Depressive: 10 Years On'
looks at the experiences of actor and comedian Stephen Fry and
others living with bipolar, airing on Monday 15 February at
• 'My Baby, Psychosis and Me' tells the real stories of two mums
with postpartum psychosis on Tuesday 16 February at 10.45pm.
• EastEnders will be showing a postpartum psychosis storyline.
The One Show on Monday 15 February will also have guests discussing
how popular dramas like EastEnders can raise awareness of mental
health issues and describing what research is done to ensure
• BBC One will also be repeating the documentaries 'Life after
Suicide' on Wednesday 17 February at 10.45pm and 'Professor Green:
Suicide and Me' on Thursday 18 February at 11.45pm.
• Regional 'Inside Out' programmes will show several films on
Monday 15 February covering a variety of subjects, including
vulnerable teenagers suffering from mental health problems,
investigating how A&E has become the new front line in dealing
with mental health crisis, support for transgender people, carers
of family members in poor mental health, suicide rates and mental
More information on In the Mind is
available on the BBC website as of 14 February.
Data for this article was sourced from the
BBC Media Centre.