DO YOU HEAR VOICES?
If you hear voices, you are absolutely not alone! Did you know that hearing voices is a common human
experience? Research shows that between 4% and 10%
of the population do hear voices. Read more…

WHY DO PEOPLE HEAR DISTRESSING VOICES?
The truthful answer is nobody really knows why some distressing voices emerge. It is true to say there are many theories or frameworks of understanding.
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WHAT CAN I DO?
For people who are distressed by their voices and end up connected to mental health services – this is a common question. We say, firstly, ‘take heart, you are not alone.’
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WHAT IS IT LIKE?
Voice experiences are unique to the individual and can include; sound, vision, smell, taste and touch. Voices can be clear or muffled, loud or barely audible. Read more…

 

NEWS

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 Hearing Voices Network Information Booklet
You can download the HVN Information Booklet HERE

Voice Hearers
The most important thing for you to know is that you are not alone! Voice hearing is a common human experience. Experiences of hearing voices range from spiritual, psychic, cultural and everyday voices, as well as experiences of distressing and abusive voices. Read more…

Families/Carers
Without question, understanding and acceptance are the best ways to provide support to a loved one who hears voices. Voices are real to the person experiencing them. Some voice-hearers will welcome family being open to the voices and assisting them to make sense of the experience; others will prefer to keep their family relationships simple and find other recovery champions instead. Read more…

Professionals/Health workers
Awareness and understanding are paramount! Embracing new understandings about voice-hearing can inject exciting new possibilities into your practice. Read more…