Hearing Voices Groups are self-help, social groups not psychotherapy or “treatment” groups. They are stigma-free groups to share experiences, insights and strategies, and to improve quality of life for voice hearers. Click here to read the Hearing Voices USA Charter & to find out what a group entails. You can read a nice description of groups here.
Hearing Voices Network NYC does not control/monitor these groups in any way, groups are created by people in the community and then listed on the website as a means of organzing them.
Are you a voice-hearer or person with lived experience & are looking to form a group? Let us know! We can help you advertise your group, find a space, a co-facilitator, materials, etc.
Where: Virtual NAMI-NYC
When: Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 3:30-5pm
Where: YMHA of Boro Park Room #211: For Jewish Orthodox Voice-Hearers 4910 14th Ave. Brooklyn (between 50th & 49th Streets)
When: Second and Last Monday of the Month: Men ( 4-5:30pm) & Women (6-7:30pm); contact facilitator first
Where: Rego Park Library 91-41 63rd Drive, Rego Park, NY 11374
When: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 2:30-4:30pm
Contact: Maja Leibovitz [email protected]
Lower Hudson Valley
Where: CHOICE Hearing Voices Group 200 E. Post Rd. (Lower Level), White Plains, NY 10601
When: Wednesdays, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Contact: Rodolfo Borges – (914) 727-2251; [email protected]
Where: R.I.S.E. Center Hearing Voices Group / ZOOM / Meeting ID# is 923 9569 1922.
When: Fridays, 5 – 6 pm
Contact: John Lyn – (914) 664-3444; [email protected]
Where: The Mental Health Association 16 Main St. Hempstead, NY 11550
When: Wednesday afternoon at 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM
Contact: Allen Cardwell, Turquoise House 516-489-0100 x 2005
Manager of Peer Services
Upstate New York
Where: The Empowerment Exchange 2136 Burdett Ave Troy, NY
When: Wednesday afternoons 4-5:30pm
Contact: Sarah at (518)235-2173 or [email protected]
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 contact: [email protected]