Mental Health Minute 2019: Heads Together

At 10:59 this morning Mental Health Awareness Week kicked off as over 300 radio stations in the UK came together to play the same message about the importance of listening. Featuring The Duke of Cambridge, Stephen Fry, Katy Perry, Jameela Jamil & Alesha Dixon, the message was all about the importance of listening. Find out […]

The Role of Early Experiences in Hearing Voices

Help us understand the relationship between early childhood experience and hearing voices Do you want to join this study? Studies show that 10% of the population hears voices at some point in their lives. Based on research we know that voices are often related with (negative) life experiences. Furthermore, there is some evidence that the actual content […]

Communicating Through The Creative Arts To Express Your Voices

Art therapy has been recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) since as far back as 2008 for the treatment of people diagnosed with Schizophrenia, when the then co-director of the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, Dr. Tim Kendall, who helped to write the guidance, said “Dance, art and music therapy all seem to have […]

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 […]

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’

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 […]

A Report on the Making Sense of Voices: A One Day Awareness and Information Day For and About Young People Who Hear Voices held in Carmarthen on the 14th of April 2015

The day was led by the internationally acclaimed trainer Rachel Waddingham who is a voice hearer herself and managed the Voice Collective project between 2009 and 2015. Rachel is also the vice chair of ISPS UK and a trustee of Hearing Voices Network England. Rachel was supported by Paul Baker a co-founder of the Hearing […]

Making Sense of Voices: Young People Who Hear Voices Meeting in Carmarthen,14th April 2015

For more information go here Making Sense of Voices Flyer

I’ve always been a creative person… Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga talking about her hearing voices experiences on “The Graham Norton Show” and how she harnessed her voices to enhance her creativity. See the clip here. For more about notable people who hear voices go here.

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 Ulysses 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 […]

6th World Hearing Voices Congress 2014 Slideshow

Presenters and participants at the 6th World Hearing Voices Congress 2104, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Hearing Voices – Journeys to Understanding

Hearing Voices – Journeys to Understanding

20 – 22 November, Melbourne

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