Founded in 2010, the Hearing Voices Network USA represents a partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences, professionals and allies in the community, all of whom are working together to change the assumptions made about these phenomenon and create supports, learning and healing opportunities for people across the country.

In the United States, Hearing Voices groups have existed in small numbers for well over five years, with some of the earliest known groups forming in Wisconsin, California and Massachusetts. However, there has been no real way to link them together, spread knowledge about the Hearing Voices approach, provide consistent guidelines on what qualifies as a ‘Hearing Voices’ group and support the development of new groups. These are the primary purposes of the Hearing Voices Network USA. Join us as we move forward and become one of the newest members of the International network!

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E-mail: [email protected]


Find A Group

See: for an updated list of groups in the US.

These include groups within: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont & Wisconsin.

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11 responses to “USA”

  1. Sarah S

    this is my first visit and just wanted to stop by to say hi!

  2. Robin

    My daughter has Cerebral Palsy and until the age of 17 had no voices. With meds or we think it was meds it went away but a few years later it came back She has now been extremely overcome by voices that make her afraid and angry for 5 years.No meds have helped Can a therapist be recommended in the Brooklyn NY area ? We are desperate
    Thank you

  3. Susan Curry

    I am wondering what does it take to get a group started in Richmond, Virginia?

    1. Dee


      I just found this website and wondered if a group was ever started?

  4. Daniel Hazen

    To my US comrades,

    Please contact us at as we have launched training and support for the US with Hearing Voices Groups. Please feel free to contact me with any other questions.

    Peace Daniel

  5. Heather

    I was wondering if there was a group in the Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida area.

    1. Isabelle Rossi

      I was wondering the same thing. Have you had any luck? My brother lives in the Sarasota/ Bradenton area and has schizophrenia. Thank you!

  6. Edna Coombs

    Is there a group in southern South Carolina. If not, how do I go about starting a group?

  7. Chris

    Has a group been started in the NYC area?

  8. Neal

    Hello! I’m wondering if you have any groups in the New York City area. Thanks for your help!

  9. Jenny Westberg

    Portland Hearing Voices is launching a new group in Portland, Oregon. Starting April 4, 2014, the Voices, Visions and Extreme States group will meet Fridays from 6-7:30 PM at Outside In, 1132 SW 13th Avenue, Portland. Any person with lived experience of voices, visions or extreme states of consciousness or perception is welcome at the group. For more information, see our website at

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