Rachel Waddingham and Eleanor Longden will be traveling from the UK to Massachusetts and Connecticut in March and April, respectively. Both of these folks are very active in the Hearing Voices movement worldwide. In addition to her work with various other organizations, Rachel (Rai) sits on our Board of Directors and participates in our Facilitator Trainings. Eleanor is most known for her 2013 TED talk "The Voices in My Head" and also does HVN related work with various organizations.
Rachel will be presenting a workshop called "Navigating the Maze" intended for friends and family members who support voice hearers on Monday, March 16th at Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke Massachusetts. Click here for more info about the event.
Also, check out Rai's website: http://www.behindthelabel.co.uk/
Eleanor will be visiting during the week of April 13th through April 16th, in various places in Massachusetts and Connecticut, giving a talk "The Voices in My Head" . Click here for more info.
For more info about Eleanor and her work: http://www.a-speakers.com/speakers/eleanor-longden
Monday, April 27th, 2015 through Thursday, April 30th, 2015, 10am to 4pm each day.
Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040
Trainers will include Lisa Forestell, Marty Hadge, Sera Davidow, Gail Hornstein and Rachel Waddingham (via Skype)
An application is required and due on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Hosted by the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community
On October 10th, 2014 Oryx Cohen (National Empowerment Center and HVN USA Board Member) and Marty Hadge (Western Mass Recovery Learning Community and HVN USA Trainer) presented a Hearing Voices Webinar entitled:
The 2 hour webinar was recorded (audio, slides and chats) and is available for replay by clicking on the title above or the link below!
Thanks to the presenters, hosts and other sponsors for supporting this and offering the recording free of charge:
HVN USA is excited to announce our newly elected Board of Directors! We invite you to take a few minutes to read about and get to know them. More to come!
- Catherine Birtalan, California
- Oryx Cohen, Massachusetts
- Sera Davidow, Massachusetts
- Timothy Dreby, California
- Lisa Forestell, Massachusetts
- F. L. Gonzalez, Rhode Island
- Brenda Hammond, Idaho
- Pat Hayes, Illinois
- Amy Jackson, Arizona
- Cindy Highsmith Myron, Florida
- Pete Bullimore
- Rachel Waddingham
The much anticipated (and delayed!) HVN Forums are now available! Choose the 'Forums' option at the top right of the page to check them out.
You'll be able to read forums without logging in, but will need to register in order to post. (No real names required.)
To start, there are four forum sections:
Please bear in mind that this is an initial pilot of the forums, so help us figure out the glitches and how to make it the most useful resource possible to the HVN community!