Hearing Voices Network

The Hearing Voices Network is a self-help user-run organization for people who experience auditory hallucinations ("hear voices"). Although members may have a psychiatric diagnosis, the group promotes an alternative approach, where voices are not necessarily seen as signs of mental illness.

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Hearing Voices Network - Description and Philosophy
... that since some people can lead a valuable and productive existence while hearing voices, the largely drug-based and potentially coercive treatment of mainstream medicine might do more harm ... The general approach of the network is shared with other groups around the world, which are often grouped as the Hearing Voices Movement.Currently, there ... In these groups voice hearers are afforded the opportunity in a non-medical setting to share their experiences, coping mechanisms and explanatory frameworks ...

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