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Explains what it is like to hear voices, where to go for help if you need it, and what others can do to support someone who is struggling with hearing voices.
If someone you care about hears voices you might find it hard to understand what they are experiencing. You might not know how to help. But there are lots of positive things you can do to support them.
"My family and friends didn't judge me which I think made it a lot easier for me to deal with."
"Eventually I did confide in one of my closes friends. He told me without any drama that it was a fairly normal reaction to a highly stressful situation."
This information was published in October 2018. We will revise it in 2021.
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