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 personal experience of mental distress, Third Sector staff, policymakers, front-line staff, managers, clinicians, GPS and academics […]

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 distress and confusion that gets called “psychosis” and the states of consciousness that might be described as shamanic […]

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 USA is proud to present the 9th World Hearing Voices Congress: A Revolution of Unseen […]

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 of students at the University’s Department of English and Creative Writing and takes place in […]

Hearing Voices Exhibition Durham, 5th November 2016

Hearing Voices: suffering, inspiration, and the everyday 5 November 2016 – 26 February 2017 , 10:00 to 17:00 DENNYSON STODDART AND DURHAM UNIVERSITY GALLERIES Hearing a voice in the absence of any speaker is one of the most unusual, complex, and mysterious aspects of human experience. Typically treated, and popularly regarded, as a symptom of […]

Advocacy West Wales featured in Pembrokeshire Herald video

Advocacy West Wales featured in Pembrokeshire Herald video

Advocacy West Wales from HERALD TV on Vimeo. Visit their website here 

Understanding Voices, Visions & Paranoia

Two-day skills based workshop delivered jointly by Paranoia Network UK, Hearing Voices Network, Sheffield, and the Institute of Mental Health Nottingham. Making sense of voices: Utilising a biographical and social orientated approach to empower and enable mental health recovery Sheffield, Dates: 17th, 18th, 21st March & 4th, 5th, 7th April See Maastricht flyer march and […]

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 […]

Brian Wilson: 'Every day I thank God for another day of life'

Brian Wilson: ‘Every day I thank God for another day of life’

The legendary creative force behind the Beach Boys, who invented surf music, composed a string of million-selling hits and then succumbed to drink, drugs and mental illness under the controlling influence of a Svengali-like psychotherapist, finds it difficult to talk about the dark years and what he calls his “demons”. Heavily medicated and grossly overweight, […]

Introducing the hearing voices approach into Brazil

In April 20015 Paul Baker spent two weeks in Brazil introducing the hearing voices approach to people who hear voices, family members and mental health workers. Three two day workshops were held in Marilia, Campinas (both in the state of Sao Paulo) and Rio de Janiero. Paul helps support the Hearing Voices Network Cymru and […]

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