For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy Content Warnings
For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy contains strong themes which some people may find difficult.
In an analysis of racism, racial discrimination and racist stereotypes, the show explores a group of characters whose experiences include violence, gang violence and toxic relationships, and forms of trauma including sexual abuse, child abuse, domestic violence and terminal illness. There are themes of suicide and suicidal ideation throughout.
Age recommendation: 15+
If you’re affected by the show’s themes and need support, or just want someone to chat to, you can call Samaritans on 116 123 any time 24/7 for free.
If you prefer to text, the UK has a free 24/7 service: just text SHOUT to 85258.
If you don’t need immediate support but would like to learn more about mental health and services that may be available for yourself or someone you know, we’d recommend looking into the following organisations:
The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network
The performance company have also had support during rehearsals from a professional drama therapist, Wabriya King, to whom we are all grateful.