Compassionate Mental Health – Building Compassionate Communities 30 to 31 March, Cardiff, UK

Compassionate Mental Health – Building Compassionate Communities is a two day experiential event designed to inform, inspire and empower people living and working with mental distress.

To book your place go here.

They are bringing together people and families with … Read The Rest

ISPS-US Live Webinar: Shamanic Spiritual Emergencies: The dialectic of distress and spirituality

Join ISPS-US for Shamanic Spiritual Emergencies: The dialectic of distress and spirituality – a live webinar with Dr. Ingo Lambrecht, April 6, 2017, 3 PM EST

For details on how to participate click here.

What is the relationship between … Read The Rest

Call for Proposals! 9th World Hearing Voices Congress – A Revolution of Unseen Voices

Dedicated to the voices that we cannot see, to those who’ve not yet had space to be heard or discovered, and to gathering our collective strength to push back against those forces that have historically drowned us out.

Hearing Voices … Read The Rest

First National Poet of Wales to give Masterclass on writing and mental health

The inaugural National Poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis will give a masterclass on writing and mental health at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 16 March.

The session, which is open to members of the public, has been organised at the request … Read The Rest

“In The Real”, Hearing Voices Documentary Film Screening and Discussion, 23 March 2017, 7pm – 8.30pm

For the past 3 years, filmmaker and psychoanalyst Conor McCormack has documented the Bristol Hearing Voices Network – a self-help group for people who hear voices and have other unusual experiences.

The result of this collaboration is In the Real, … Read The Rest

February 2017 edition of the Hearing Voices Network Cymru Newsletter

See the February 2017 edition of the Hearing Voices Network Cymru Newsletter  here.

2017 is the 30th anniversary of the hearing voices movement. The movement has achieved much in its 30 year history and thanks to the hearing voices … Read The Rest

Researcher Acknowledges His Mistakes in Understanding Schizophrenia

In a new article, published in Schizophrenia Bulletin, psychiatrist Sir Robin Murray reflects on the history of ‘schizophrenia’ research and mistakes made. Murray, a professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience in London, states that he ignored social … Read The Rest

Milford Haven Meeting

Milford Haven Meeting

 

Hywel Davies and John Stacey, IMHCN members support a group for people who hear voices in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales. In this article they describe how the group operates, the successful outscomes and the implications for mental health services.… Read The Rest

Near Death Experiences

Go here to view to two newly added video presentations by Becki Hawkins and Laurin Bellg about near death experiences.… Read The Rest

New Poetry

Hywel Davies has added two new poems to our Poetry Page. See the new poems here.… Read The Rest