IMG_4435Screen Shot 2015-11-10 at 09.20.34The 7th World Hearing Voices Congress was held in Alcala de Henares, Madrid on the 6th – 7th of November.

Congress Theme

Building on our common experience, building a world in common


Read our report on the Congress here

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For more information go here Making Sense of Voices Flyer

Screen Shot 2015-02-09 at 09.00.48Is it time for a revolution in mental health and society?

20th April 2015, 9.45 – 4.45pm

@ Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA

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.

Whilst many of us are working to challenge this, from both inside and outside the system, we are acutely aware that we still have a long way to go.

In this one day event, the Hearing Voices Network England seek to bring together all those people and organisations who seek change to explore.

  • what needs to change?
  • what can we do differently to make it happen?

Download and share flyer here HVN-Time-for-Real-Change_web

Presentations from the Sixth Hearing Voices Congress, 10th – 12th October 2014, Thessalonika, Greece

Odysseying with the Sirens: Struggling Towards Recovery in Times of Crisis

10th – 12th October 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece


The title refers to The Odyssey, Homer’s famous epic about Ulussys and how the sirens lured him from his path.

The Congress was organised by INTERVOICE, the Hellenic Hearing Voices Network and the Hellenic Observatory for Rights in the Field of Mental Health.

300 people from all over the world including people who hear voices, family members, friends, professionals and researchers gathered to share life experiences, perspectives and ideas.

You can see videos of the speeches and presentations here:



Hearing Voices – Journeys to Understanding

20 – 22 November, Melbourne   

Working together to build our understanding about hearing voices 

and new ways of thinking about recovery

For voice hearers, consumers, service users, clinicians, community
carers and family, researchers and students.

Three days of new ideas, collaborative conversations, innovative
 and practice, and stories of hope and creativity.

More information here

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