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Compassion for Voices


Hearing Voices is a common human experience.
It can often be linked to something difficult or painful that’s happened in the past -or happening right now.

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CDCC 2013 – From Chaos To Calm: Reaching Youth


Chaos to Calm-Reaching Youth 2013 Child Development and Community Conference The 2013 Child Development & Community Conference (CDCC) is expected to address areas surrounding relationship building and attachments with children from birth through to adolescence.  This year’s conference will foster … Continue reading

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ParaNorman


Norman is a normal kid – he sees and talks with people others don’t, including his grandmother who, long passed away, sits on the sofa knitting and bounces on his bed. The Townsfolk, the kids at school call him names “weird” … Continue reading

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The Empathic Civilisation – Jeremy Rifkin


Jeremy Rifkin on The Epathic Civilisation Over the lst ten years there have been some important developments in our understanding of our human selves, how we have evolved and continue to do so to connect with each other sense each other’s … Continue reading

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John Forbes Nash – A Brilliant Madness


Image via Wikipedia You may be more familiar with the hollywood movie “A Beautiful Mind” which inevitably romantices some parts of John Nashs story – notably the usefulness of antipsycotics in his recovery. This documentary for  PBS includes Nash’s own words. It tells … Continue reading

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There is a Fault in Reality


Excellent 30min movie about people who  hear voices. Features Jaqui Dillon, Peter Bullimore  and John Swift link… [snagfilm id=”f2511e70-c2b0-11e0-bf7a-0026bb61d036″] Now available on You Tube… -thanks Jacqui Dillon

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Jennifer Hudson Sang Again After Hearing Dead Brother’s Voice In Her Head


Jennifer Hudson Sang Again After Hearing Dead Brother’s Voice In Her Head If we hear voices it does not mean that we are are ill or disabled – it simply means that we  hear voices. Hearing voices is a normal human experience … Continue reading

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wishes


   Event:   INTAR/ Leadership Project conference: Toronto November 2011 At the conference in November we asked people to share a personal and heartfelt wish. In the gallery below we share them with the world…. Thanks to Earla for encouraging people to share … Continue reading

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Jonah Mowry:”What’s going on..”


a friend in recovery found this at  moveon.org… Jonah Mowry Remarkable Jonah Mowry shares the pain he feels after years of being bullied for being percieved as different. He doesn’t speak – he holds up hand written notes for us to read- but … Continue reading

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Trialogue: community dialogue on mental health


When I first heard the term “Trialogue”–   I was at the same time puzzled : why would anyone want a dialogue with only three perspectives? and intrigued : sounds interesting, something like  the dialogues that  I was familiar with and witnessed … Continue reading

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