Support Groups

Are you a voice-hearer or person with lived experience & are looking to form a group? Let us know! 

Click here to read the Hearing Voices USA Charter & to find out what a group entails.

Manhattan

Morningside Heights: Max Caffe

1262 Amsterdam Ave (b/w 122nd & 123rd Streets).

1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm

For more information e-mail Peri: perizarrella [at] gmail [dot] com

Midtown: NAMI

505 8th Avenue #1103 (between 35th & 36th Streets)

First & Third Friday of every month from 3:30 to 5 pm.

Call the Helpline at 212-684-3264 with any questions.

West Village: Jefferson Market Library

“Complex Minds”- A weekly discussion group in a safe space for those seeking to understand their unusual experiences. For people who: see visions, hear voices, have experiences with dissociation, spiritual concerns, paranormal phenomenon, overwhelming fears…

425 Ave of the Americas (6th Ave at 10th Street)

Monday nights 6:30pm

Contact: Tami:  tgatta@communityaccess.org

East Village: East Village Community Access 

“Creative Arts for Extra-Ordinary Experiences” – A weekly free group for people who hear voices, see visions, or have other experiences commonly called “psychosis”. The group will use art, music and drama to help explore these phenomenon.

East Village Access: 242 East 2nd Street b/w Ave B & C

Tuesdays at 4:30pm: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, and 10/3

 

Brooklyn

YMHA of Boro Park Room #211: For Jewish Orthodox Voice-Hearers

4910 14th Ave. Brooklyn (between 50th & 49th Streets)

Men & Women Meetings on alternate Mondays 4-5:30; contact facilitator first:
Leah Rokeach:  leahrokeach@gmail.com

Lower Hudson Valley

CHOICE Hearing Voices Group 

Location: 200 E. Post Rd. (Lower Level), White Plains, NY 10601 

When: Wednesdays, 12:30pm-2:30pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Affiliated 

Open to the general public?: Yes 

Contact: Rodolfo Borges – (914) 727-2251; rborges@choiceofny.org 

Exploring Extreme Experiences 

Location: 29 Sterling Ave., White Plains, NY 10606 

When: Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Affiliated 

Open to the general public?: No 

Contact: Jeremy Reuling – (914) 345-5900 x7107; reulingj@mhawestchester.org 

Mount Kisco Hearing Voices Group 

Location: 344 Main St., Suite 301, Mount Kisco, NY 10549 

When: 1st & 3rd Monday of month, 6:00pm-7:30pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Affiliated 

Open to the general public?: Yes 

Contacts: Alice Armwood – (914) 424-1732; armstroa@mhawestchester.org 

OR Ronda Speight – (914) 343-4903; speightr@mhawestchester.org 

 Peekskill Hearing Voices Group 

Location: 648 Harrison Ave., Peekskill, NY 10566 

When: 2nd & 4th Monday of month, 6:30pm-8:00pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Affiliated 

Open to the general public?: Yes 

Contacts: Alice Armwood – (914) 424-1732; armstroa@mhawestchester.org 

OR Ronda Speight – (914) 343-4903; speightr@mhawestchester.org 

R.I.S.E. Center Hearing Voices Group 

Location: 6 Gramatan Ave, Suite 206, Mount Vernon, NY, 10550 

When: Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Full 

Open to the general public?: Yes 

Contact: John Lyn – (914) 664-3444; jlyn@mhepinc.org 

 Sterling Community Center Hearing Voices Group 

Location: 29 Sterling Ave., White Plains, NY 10606 

When: Mondays, 1:00pm-2:00pm 

Full/Affiliated HVN Criteria?: Affiliated 

Open to the general public?: No 

Contact: Jeremy Reuling – (914) 345-5900 x7107; reulingj@mhawestchester.org 

Long Island

The Mental Health Association
16 Main St.
Hempstead, NY 11550
Wednesday afternoon at 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
Allen Cardwell,  Turquoise House 516-489-0100 x 2006 (the prompt will say “Diversion Manager’s… Mary, Allen Cardwell, and Adam, please leave a message”)

Upstate New York

 

The Empowerment Exchange

2136 Burdett Ave

Troy, NY

Wednesday afternoons 4-5:30pm * Starts September 13th 2017*

Contact Sarah at

(518)235-2173 or at sfelman@mhepinc.org

for more information

Online Support

First and Third Wednesday of every month

7PM Eastern / 4PM Pacific

The group will use the ZOOM meeting platform which is free to download on computers and Smartphones. Call-in option is also available.

This group is for those with personal lived experience with hearing voices, seeing visions, and/or negotiating alternative realities.

With further questions and for details on how to access the group please email Caroline at caroline@westernmassrlc.org.