In this section we will collect together a range of articles and resources relating to coping with, living with and recovering from distressing voices.
A Practical Guide to Coping with Hearing Voices
A practical guide that asks: what is it like to hear voices, why does it start and how can people cope better with this experience?
This guide has been written as an introduction to this different way of thinking about “hearing voices”. Hearing voices can be a very disturbing experience, both for the person who hears voices and family and friends. To date, very little has been written about this experience and its meaning, usually it is regarded as a symptom …
Hearing Voices Groups
This section includes information on attending, launching and facilitating Hearing Voices Groups.
Hearing Voices groups provide a safe place to talk about your experiences. You may feel that sometimes these experiences are very distressing and overwhelming, but sharing this can help.
Articles and resources related to recovery. It includes articles by Dirk Corstens and Marius Romme, as well as people with lived experience of recovering from distressing voices.
Online Discussion Forum
A link to a discussion forum provided by The Mental Health Forum in association with Intervoice. This forum provides an opportunity to share your views and experiences – and link with other people who hear voices too.
Your Questions and Comments
Many people leave comments on the Intervoice website. Some of these are from people asking questions or sharing their experiences. This section provides a special place for these contributions, increasing the likelihood that they will be seen by other readers – and replied to. Feel free to leave a comment and connect with other people in the Hearing Voices Movement.