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December 4, 2016 by Gail Hornstein, PhD & Jacqui Dillon

The Hearing Voices Research and Development Project is Covering New Ground

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March 11, 2015 by Open Excellence

Coming to a town near you: real help for voice hearers

Wilsonville, OR – The Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care is pleased to announce that its Hearing Voices Research and Development Fund has received $250,000 in funding for a 3-year project to bring Hearing Voices peer support groups to communities across the United States and to research the mechanisms by which these peer-support groups work. The project will train more than 100 facilitators in 5 regions of the country and create a stronger regional and local infrastructure of Hearing Voices peer support groups across the U.S.

People who hear voices, see visions, or experience other unusual perceptions, thoughts, or actions have long been diagnosed as psychotic and given a poor prognosis. Medications provide only partial help and their benefits typically diminish over time while destructive physical and psychological side effects become increasingly problematic.

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