Hearing Voices Network Pages: 

Hearing Voices Network USA – Founded in 2010, the Hearing Voices Network USA represents a partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences, professionals and allies in the community, all of whom are working together to change the assumptions made about these phenomenon and create supports, learning and healing opportunities for people across the country.

Intervoice – Intervoice is the International Network for Training, Education and Research into Hearing Voices. The network focuses on facilitating relevant assistance and solutions that improve the life of voice hearers in the knowledge that these methods have been co-developed by voice hearers and professionals.

Related Sites: 

Madness Radio – An hour-long interview format, Madness Radio focuses on personal experiences of ‘madness’ and extreme states of consciousness from beyond conventional perspectives and mainstream treatments. Madness Radio also features authors, advocates, and researchers on madness-related topics, including civil rights, science, policy reform, holistic health, history, and art.

Mad in America – The site is designed to serve as a resource and a community for those interested in rethinking psychiatric care in the United States and abroad. Mad in America provides readers with news, personal stories, access to source documents, and the informed writings of bloggers that will further this enterprise.

TRP Collaborative’TRPTransforming Research on Psychosis–is an initiative that aims at substantially increasing stakeholder, end-user or experiencer involvement in research on all aspects of ‘psychosis,’ including epidemiology, phenomenology, clinical interventions, service models and community integration.   Under the psychosis umbrella, we include experiences of paranoia, voices, unusual perceptions and beliefs, and extreme states, whether experienced life long, for brief periods, in response to trauma, or in the aftermath of major life events including childbirth.

Collaborators in New York City:

Community Access – Community Access was founded in 1974 as a proactive and bold response to the mass release of patients from New York’s psychiatric hospitals. Community Access has since expanded beyond housing to also offer comprehensive support services, job training, counseling, education and advocacy programs to meet the needs of individuals who include people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, those with histories of substance abuse, and the formerly incarcerated.

Icarus Project – The Icarus Project is a support network and media project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness.

International Society for Psychological & Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS-US) – ISPS, the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, promotes dialogue and multidisciplinary interaction, enriching our knowledge of the psychological and experiential aspects of psychosis.

Institute for the Development of Human Arts – IDHA is an emerging cooperative of mental health workers, clinicians, psychiatrists, current and prior users of mental health services, advocates, artists, and survivors of trauma and adversity, who are interested in exploring the link between personal and societal transformation.