for better mental health

Hearing voices

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.

Mind's services

  • Helplines – our Infolines provide information and support by phone, email and text.
  • Local Minds – provide face-to-face services, such as talking therapies, peer support and advocacy, across England and Wales.
  • Elefriends – our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

Hearing Voices Network

hearing-voices.org
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unshared perceptions, including local support groups.

Intervoice

intervoiceonline.org
International network for people who hear voices.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

rcpsych.ac.uk
Professional body for psychiatrists. Includes information about mental health problems and treatments.

Understanding Voices

understandingvoices.com
Provides information about voice-hearing and support options. Run by Hearing the Voice (Durham University).

Voice Collective

voicecolleactive.co.uk
Support for people under 25 who hear voices, have visions or other unusual sensory experiences or beliefs.

This information was published in October 2018. We will revise it in 2021.

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