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Being Black, Going Crazy?

Documentary in which blogger and radio presenter Keith Dube, who has his own experiences of depression, explores mental health among black people in the UK.

Documentary exploring mental health among black people in the UK, looking into why black people are more likely to be diagnosed with a mental health condition which results in them being sectioned.

Blogger and radio presenter Keith Dube, who is motivated by a personal experience of depression, wants to find out just why the black community is facing a mental health crisis.

By spending time in a secure mental health unit, tapping into the thoughts and experiences of his 25,000 followers on Twitter and speaking to mental health experts and community leaders, Keith explores what might be behind the statistics. From racism to religion and social deprivation to stigma within the community, why do so many black people seem to be affected by mental health issues?

32 minutes

Last on

Thu 27 Apr 2017 00:40


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02


    Playing In The Shadows

  • 00:04



  • 00:06


    Finished I Ain't

  • 00:07

    Roots Manuva

    Witness (1 Hope)

  • 00:10

    Speech Debelle

    Speech Therapy

  • 00:17


    Motherless Child

  • 00:23

    Wretch 32

    Hush Little Baby

  • 00:23

    Submotion Orchestra


  • 00:30

    Rizzle Kicks

    Lost Generation


Role Contributor
Presenter Keith Dube
Executive Producer Daniel Fromm
Producer Masood Khan
Director Masood Khan
Production Company RDF Television


  • Wed 26 Apr 2017 23:45
  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 00:10
  • Thu 27 Apr 2017 00:40

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