Asylum Magasine The magazine for a democratic approach to mental health.

follow site Australian Hearing Voices Network

Как обмануть тест на наркотики в моче Behind the label Rachel Waddingham provides excellent training on alternative approaches to mental health problems.

enter site Beyond Meds Blog about holistic approaches to extreme mind states. Breathworks Information and courses about mindfulness.

Critical Psychiatry Articles that promote a questioning approach to psychiatric practice.

Coming Off Psychiatric Medication Provides information and resources about medication, side effects and the withdrawal process (I am a contributer to this site).

Compassion for voices Supervision, resources and workshops on a compassionate approach to voices and other experiences.

Discursive of Tumbridge Wells Interesting views and commentary on psychology and mental health.

Families Healing Together On-line education and networking for families dealing with mental health difficulties interested in holistic approaches.

Free mindfulness Free mindfulness resources.

The Hearing Voices Network Supports over 150 self help groups in England and has good self help publications. Contact them for info re your nearest hearing voices self help group. Also join their organisation and if you can give a donation as they are underfunded and do excellent work.

The Icarus Project Support network originally started in the U.S. for people 'navigating the space between brilliance and madness'.

INTAR The International Network for Treatment Approaches to Recovery - info on conferences and publications.

Intervoice  International community providing information about hearing voices.  This is such a useful site full of great writing about ways to understand and deal with difficult voice hearing experiences. Highly reccommended.

Jacqui Dillon online Jacqui Dillon provides excellent training on working with complex trauma, dissociation, 'psychosis,' healing and recovery.

Living life gently Elisabeth Svanhomer's blog includes reflections on the highly sensitive person, creative approaches to hearing voices and communication skills. 

Listening to voices (Creative disruptions with the hearing voices network) Interactive resource sharing people's experiences of voice-hearing. including a listen if you dare feature.

Loren Mosher Articles by and about American psychiatrist Loren Mosher's work whose Soteria project showed that a holistic approach using less medication could improve the chances of recovery for young people labelled with schizophrenia.

Mad in America Aims to be a resource and a community for those interestedin rethinking psychiatric care in the US and internationally.

Madness Radio Radio interviews with people about alternative approaches to mental health.

Mental Health Forum Discussion forum about different approaches to the subject. 

National Paranoia Network UK support network for people with expereinces of paranoia and their supporters.

Non-violent communication International community dedicated to the practice of non violent communication  - a useful approach to conveying feelings and needs peacefully.  

Peter Lehmann Publishing Publishes excellent books available in English on alternative approaches to mental health problems. I have a chapter in 'Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry'

PODS Positive outcomes for dissociative survivors; training information and support for dissociatiative experiences.

Psychologists Against Austerity Campainging group aiming to highlight how policies that promote inequality affect people's mental health including current austerity measures.

The Recovery Network Toronto based website sharing lots of useful resources and articles on hearing voices, extreme states and recovery/self help ideas.

Schizophrenia does not exist Informative Dutch web-site with good academic arguments.

Soteria Network UK website for people interested in alternative approaches to psychosis.

The Spiritual Crisis Network A UK based network set up to improve access to approaches to psychosis that see it as a spiritual crisis, linked to 'spiritual emergence' ideas. 

Voice collective A London based project for children and young people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual experiences, includes good information for parents.

Voice Dialogue UK John Kent and Micheal Zimmerman deliver very useful training in the voice dialogue approach, a way of us understanding better different parts of ourselves.  I reccommend doing training with them if you are interested in this approach. 

Will hall's website Will provides counselling, training and consultancy on mental health, trauma, community development and conflict resolution.

Working to Recovery Provides excellent training on recovery based approaches to mental health problems