Hearing Voices Database Research Study Update

Complete The Hearing Voices Survey And Save Lives (Click on title to visit site) Scott Stewart is conducting research into hearing voices (verbal auditory hallucinations – VAH). The efforts being made by The Hearing Voices Database are intended to help people who live with the experience of hearing voices are continuing. We believe that this database of phenomenology will […]

Art Exhibition about the hearing voices movement - A request for your help

Art Exhibition about the hearing voices movement – A request for your help

INTERVOICE: Communities and Collectives – the story of people’s movement A request for your help from Paul Baker in identifying display objects for an exhibition about hearing voices An exhibition on voice hearing is going to take place at the Palace Green Library, Durham University, Durham, England from 5th November 2016 – 26th February 2017. […]

The Wise Use of Medication with Will Hall, in Italy, November 2015

The Italian Hearing Voices Network is organizing three events with Will Hall early in November 2015 about a “wise” use of medications: November 2nd in Rome, hosted by the National Research Council November 3rd in Imola, organized by the local Mental Health Department and a Family Association November 4th in Turin, hosted by the University […]

Time for (Real) Change Campaign - Hearing Voices England

Time for (Real) Change Campaign – Hearing Voices England

An increasing number of people, groups and organisations are becoming concerned with the current paradigm of pathologising and labelling human experiences and understandable reactions to trauma and adversity. In recognition of this, the Hearing Voices Network trustees convened a one day event to bring together people and organisations who seek change to explore: what needs […]

Best Comedy Gags at Edinburgh Fringe

 The best gags and one-liners from this year’s comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2015:   Go here for a selection of the best jokes and gags from this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015.

Working to Recovery Online Open Recovery College

  The Working to Recovery Online Open Recovery College is open to anyone, anywhere. Students are able to share and learn from each other from around the world. Students can learn whenever they want, accessing the online college whenever they want and continue learning. Go here to find out more about the college.

Carl Gaede – Tutapona a non-profit organization committed to addressing the pain and trauma associated with war and violence

Carl Gaede – Tutapona from Rhema Media on Vimeo. Tutapona is a non-profit organisation in Uganda that helps traumatized victims of conflict through the love of Jesus Christ in a positive and emancipatory manner. Carl Gaede, an American, is a key person in the work of Tutapona. Tutapona has helped 30,000 survivors of trauma in […]

Barrie’s Recovery from Paranoid Schizophrenia

Barrie’s Recovery from Paranoid Schizophrenia

Barrie Wylie and his partner Rachel will be running a workshop with Paul Baker at the INTERVOICE World Hearing Voices Congress in Madrid, Spain in November 2015. Barrie, Rachel and Paul are being sponsored by Hearing Voices Network Cymru. Barrie recounts his recovery journey in an article on his website, you can read it here. […]

First screening of voices documentary

A documentary on people who hear voices in their head received its UK premier at a North-East cinema. The Tyneside Cinema screened In The Real, a film funded by the Durham University research project Hearing The Voice, on Tuesday July 14th The project aims to provide a better understanding of what it is like to hear […]

"Inside Out’s central concept – that we’re all controlled by voices in our head is an inspired one ...." Review of new Pixar Film "Inside Out"

“Inside Out’s central concept – that we’re all controlled by voices in our head is an inspired one ….” Review of new Pixar Film “Inside Out”

Inside Out, Cannes review: ‘you’ll laugh, you’ll cry’ Daily Telegraph, 24/07/2015 The film begins with nothing less moving than the birth of a human consciousness – specifically, Riley’s, a baby girl who’s being cradled in the arms of her mother and father. In an abstract space, a yellow sprite called Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler) […]

Hearing voices: Auditory hallucinations vary across cultures

Hearing voices: Auditory hallucinations vary across cultures

Voices heard by some schizophrenics are strange, angry and threatening. But others hear voices that are familiar, helpful and comforting. Varying across cultures, these voices tell us something: What we believe shapes what we hear — and how we feel, according to Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann, whose first-ever cultural comparison found that Bay Area patients […]

Kevin Healey, voice hearer and hearing voices movement supporter from Canada talks to Globe and Mail

Kevin Healey, voice hearer and hearing voices movement supporter from Canada talks to Globe and Mail

Kevin Healey hears voices and music no one else can. When he’s in a good mood, his auditory hallucinations sound as though he’s in the midst of a party, with jovial voices cracking jokes and making him laugh. When he’s having a hard time, the voices tease him and escalate into angry shouts if he […]

Hearing Voices Network Ireland - Interviews on RTE Radio One

Hearing Voices Network Ireland – Interviews on RTE Radio One

Hearing Voices Network Ireland was launched in April 2015. There were two excellent radio discussions about voice hearing on the RTE Radio One. The interviews are with voice hearer Rory Doody (10/4/15) and psychiatrist Dr. Malcolm Garland (21/4/15). Programme Information below:   Hearing Voices Network Launch  (21/4/15) Two weeks ago John spoke to Rory Doody from […]

Natasha Merrick asked her ‘good voices’ to come her aid

Hearing Voices Natasha Merrick has been hearing voices in her head for a long time. She thinks of some of the voices as ‘good’ and others as ‘bad.’ About 20 years ago, she was diagnosed with a form of schizophrenia. Over the years, she’s tried all sorts of treatments: medicines, hospitalization, therapy. But a couple of years […]

Living With the Voices in Your Head: At least 2.5 percent of the population hears sounds – including voices – that other people don’t

Living With the Voices in Your Head: At least 2.5 percent of the population hears sounds – including voices – that other people don’t Lisa Forestell has heard voices as long as she’s had memories. They have distinct personalities and sounds: There’s a middle-aged male voice that talks to her behind her left ear and two young […]

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