For Parents, Carers, Teachers & Healthcare Practitioners

Voice Collective has been working in partnership with the Young Voices Study and Science Animated to produce three videos aimed at adults who are supporting a child or young person who hears voices.

The Young Voices Study is a research project at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester. The study has found that the way adults respond when a child or young person first talks about their experiences of hearing voices can have a big impact, and can make a big difference to how the child or young person feels about their voices, visions or other experiences.

Here are three videos which aim to support adults to respond in a helpful way when a child or young person tells them they’re hearing voices: