Compassionate Mental Health

  Finding Space and Sanctuary is the fifth Compassionate Mental Health gathering, and the first to be held outside of Wales. As with  previous events, they are bringing together a wide cross section of people with a shared interest to bring about transformation in the way we live and work with mental health crises and distress. […]

Emerging Proud: "madness" as a catalyst for transformation

Emerging Proud: “madness” as a catalyst for transformation

#EmergingProud is a grassroots film made from a compilation of interview clips conducted by Katie Mottram, and clips sent in by people wanting to share their stories for the campaign. The #EmergingProud campaign aims to reframe so called ‘madness’ as the catalyst for a positive transformation, if properly supported and validated. This film was made […]

Radio Pembrokeshire Announcement for the Haverfordwest "With Voices in Mind" Group

Radio Pembrokeshire Announcement for the Haverfordwest “With Voices in Mind” Group

Hearing Voices Cymru have placed an advertisement on Radio Pembrokeshire announcing the formation of the new With Voices in Mind Group that meets in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire Listen to the announcement here: This is the text for the announcement: “Do you hear voices? Voices from inside or outside your head that others cannot hear? You are […]

Music: How it Helps Mental Health

Music: How it Helps Mental Health

  This article is by Will Tottle. He explores how Music and mental health are deeply connected, and is something that we all feel a bond with. It resonates with the deepest part of our very being, and it has the power to lift us from even the most crippling levels of darkness and despair. Music […]

“I have some form of synaesthesia. I always have music in my head’- Nile Rodgers

“I have some form of synaesthesia. I always have music in my head’- Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers, musician and producer, who has collaborated with many artists, from Madonna to David Bowie explains how he always has music in his head. “…. Another thing happened that I’ve only talked about once or twice in my life,” he breezily continues of that fateful night. “I have some form of synaesthesia because I […]

The Reunion: Chickenshed Theatre, BBC Radio 4, 2nd September 2018

The Reunion: Chickenshed Theatre, BBC Radio 4, 2nd September 2018

Click on the link to listen to the programme: The Reunion Sue MacGregor reunites the pioneers of Chickenshed Theatre where disabled and able-bodied performers were united by their talents rather than divided by their differences. In the early 1970s, children with severe learning disabilities were often hidden away in institutions and sent to “special” schools, away […]

A Point of View:  "Parity of Esteem" by Will Self, BBC Radio 4, 2nd September 2018

A Point of View: “Parity of Esteem” by Will Self, BBC Radio 4, 2nd September 2018

“To stand in the corridor of a crowded locked ward in a contemporary British mental hospital” writes Will Self, “is still to feel oneself closer to Hogarth’s hellish vision of Bedlam, than any enlightened healthcare”. Will tells the disturbing story of what happened to a friend, recently detained in a London psychiatric hospital. A Point […]

The Voices In My Head

The Voices In My Head

First shown on BBC 3 in May 2018, this thoughtful documentary about three people who hear voices was broadcast again on 10th July and is now available on BBC iplayer for the next four months. To watch the documentary go here

Understanding Voices: Family and Friends Online Survey

Understanding Voices: Family and Friends Online Survey

Hearing the Voice has been working with members of the voice-hearing community to develop Understanding Voices – a new web resource to help people find clear, balanced and comprehensive information about voice-hearing. Over the past ten months, we’ve run online surveys, and consultation events and workshops in London, Bradford, Manchester and the North East, in […]

Coping With Change By Introducing New Life Into Your Home

Coping With Change By Introducing New Life Into Your Home

Continuing her series of articles about hearing voices, Jane Fisher discusses coping with change by introducing new life into your home Coping With Change By Introducing New Life Into Your Home 39,000 individuals throughout England and Wales consider themselves to be Spiritualists. As a Spiritualist, your home is so much more than bricks and mortar. It’s […]

2018 Intervoice Awards

2018 Intervoice Awards

The Intervoice Board is proud to announce the 2018 Intervoice Awards as an opportunity to honour the diversity and dedication of the community of which we are part. These awards are just one way to highlight some of the people, groups, projects and organisations who contribute towards making the world a better place for those […]

Thought For the Day: Rt Rev Dr David Walker on the Manchester Homelessness Partnership

Thought For the Day: Rt Rev Dr David Walker on the Manchester Homelessness Partnership

The Rt Rev Dr David Walker was a recent contributor on Thought for the Day, a daily slot on the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 offering “reflections from a faith perspective on issues and people in the news” broadcast at around 7:45 each Monday to Saturday morning. This contribution concerns homelessness, mental health, making connections […]

The top 10 funniest jokes from the Fringe 2018

1. “Working at the JobCentre has to be a tense job – knowing that if you get fired, you still have to come in the next day” – Adam Rowe 2. “I had a job drilling holes for water – it was well boring” – Leo Kearse 3. “I took out a loan to pay […]

A Therapeutic Approach to Hearing Voices Following Brain Injury

A Therapeutic Approach to Hearing Voices Following Brain Injury

  Continuing her series of articles about hearing voices, Jane Fisher considers a therapeutic approach to hearing voices following brain injury. Nearly 1.5 million people in the United Kingdom experience traumatic brain injury every year. One of the many possible symptoms of traumatic brain injury is hearing voices. Most of us have what we call an […]

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