Hearing Voices Network UK

If you hear voices HVN can help – we are committed to helping people who hear voices. Our reputation is growing as the limitations of a solely medical approach to voices become better known. Psychiatry refers to hearing voices as ‘auditory hallucinations’ but our research shows that there are many explanations for hearing voices. Many […]

National Empowerment Center

Our Mission: To carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people with lived experience with mental health issues, trauma, and extreme states. We carry that message with authority because we are a consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization and each of us is living a personal journey of recovery and empowerment. We are convinced that recovery […]

European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry

European Network of (ex-)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry ENUSP is an initiative to give (ex-)users and survivors of psychiatric services a means to communicate, to exchange opinions, views and experiences in order to support each other in the personal, political and social struggle against expulsion, injustice and stigma in our respective countries. ENUSP is the […]

Center to Study Recovery in Social Contexts

The Center to Study Recovery in Social Contexts is an NIMH funded grant to investigate the well being of people with serious mental health issues, especially those who use publicly financed services in New York State. The Center applies a perspective used in economic development, Sen’s Capabilities Framework, to guide research on recovery. We examine […]

Voices of the Heart

Voices of the Heart Mission To promote and defend the rights and interests of people who have been labeled “mentally ill”. To support the rights of service recipients to exercise freedom and control over their own lives. To provide peer support to service recipients in speaking out about their own needs. To address issues in […]

Critical psychiatry network

The ‘Bradford Group’ of psychiatrists first met in Bradford in January 1999. The group provides a network to develop a critique of the contemporary psychiatric system. CPN is a network primarily for psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees and medical students with an interest in psychiatry.

Portland Hearing Voices

Portland Hearing Voices is a community group to promote mental diversity. We create public education, discussion groups, training, and community support related to hearing voices, seeing visions, and having unusual beliefs and sensory experiences often labeled as psychosis, bipolar, mania, paranoia, schizophrenia, and other mental disorders. We aim to reduce fear and misunderstanding, question stereotypes, […]

Soteria Network

We are a network of people in the UK promoting the development of drug-free and minimum medication therapeutic environments for people experiencing ‘psychosis’ or extreme states. We are part of an international movement of service users, survivors, activists, carers and professionals fighting for more humane, non-coercive mental health services. People who hear voices, have visions […]

Mad Pride Ireland

What does Mad Pride Ireland do? We believe that the best way to promote understanding of the issues surrounding mental health is to engage the community through active participation in a fun environment. We do that by hosting family events that are inclusive, fun and suitable for children, teenagers, adults and families. These events do […]