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On The Edge

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:114
  1. Peter Byrne, senior lecturer in psychiatry
  1. University of Kent at Canterbury

    Black Dog, BBC1, Tuesday 9 January at 10 35 pm Secret Life of Happiness, BBC1, Wednesday 10 January at 9 10 pm All The Rage, BBC1, Wednesdays at 10 35 pm, 10 to 24 January

    The BBC has begun the year with a series of television and radio programmes, accompanied by internet information and booklets, that focuses on mental health issues. The ambiguously titled “On The Edge” season is a major initiative to inform the public about mental illness from a variety of perspectives. The principal theme of these programmes, everyday emotional wellbeing, is considered through a broad based approach spearheaded by the three core programmes listed above. All three are shown on the BBC's main television channel but differ in form and audience appeal.

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