Other Peer Support Group Details

At Voice Collective we know of lots of other groups that might be a better fit for you. Have a look at some of the other groups below:

Hearing Voices Network UK – Birmingham West Midlands

All support groups are FREE and are held online. The facilitator for the online support groups are: Francesca Petrucciano.

All support groups are 1 hr 30 min long. The General Set up of a Support Group Includes: Introduce selves, House Rules ( Respecting each other, no swearing etc,)  Talk Topics How you feel about voices etc,

The support groups are for 18+ to adults

The support groups are split into age groups such as 18+ to 20, 25-29 and 30+ who have hallucinations and visions, experiences.

The support groups are held every month.

Contact info: 07857916332 hearingvoicesnetworkuk@gmail.com

Website: http://hearingvoiceshallucinationhelp.website2.me

Hearts and Minds Hearing Voices Peer Support Group 14-25

Hearts & Minds is the UK’s only peer led charity and service for young people experiencing mental health difficulties. They are unique in being a national community run entirely by young people with lived experience, for young people with lived experience, not attached to or led by statutory services, clinicians or larger mental health or youth organisations. Please email hassnat@heartsandminds.org.uk if you would like to join this group.

Evolve 13-25 Peer Support Group 13-25

Evolve is a peer support group run by people who have experienced distress or mental health issues for young people aged 13-25. They meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month between 7:30-8:30 pm to talk, make friends, share advice, and support each other in a safe and confidential place. Everyone is welcome regardless of background, sexuality, ethnicity, gender, and faith.

Please contact them by text – 07847517448 to find out more. Evolve is held at New Addington Baptist church, 39 Arnhem drive, new Addington, CR0 0EE.

Battle Scars Peer Support Groups

They are a small, dedicated, 100% survivor-led and run charity offering local, regional, national as well as international support around self-harm. They have a few different groups so check out their website here for more information:

Online support groups – Battle Scars (battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk)

NEW! Voices Unique hearing voices peer support groups – Young person’s (13-17) and young adults (18-25)

Two virtual zoom groups meeting every Saturday

12-1pm – young person’s group (13-17)

1-2pm young adult’s group (18-25)

Download the poster for more information and how to join!

Voices Unique Poster

Voices Vic Hearing Voices Group – Victoria, Australia!

A new program specifically for voice hearers aged 16-25 as well for services and carers that work with young adults in Victoria, Australia. For enquiries please email vvyouth@vt.uniting.org or download the following documents for more information:

Youth Info Pack 2021

Voices Vic Flyer

Safely Held Spaces Sibling Peer Support Group

The SHS vision is of safe, compassionate, empowering support in local communities in the UK for people experiencing extreme mental and emotional distress, often diagnosed as psychosis (experiencers), and for those who support them (holders).

The group is offered free of charge, will meet one evening per week online on Zoom for 1.5 hours and will have 5-6 members. The peer group space will be supported by a facilitator with therapeutic skills and their own lived experience as a sibling.

If you are interested please contact Joanna at info@safelyheldspaces.org

Mental Health Mates

Founded by Bryony Gordon in 2016, Mental Health Mates is a network of peer support groups IRL and online, run by people who experience their own mental health issues, meeting regularly to walk, connect and share without fear or judgement. With Walks across the United Kingdom, Mental Health Mates has become a thriving community that only continues to grow!

We know, from personal experience, that mental illness magnifies through isolation. So whether it is talking to someone, sharing with them or simply walking beside them, we believe that getting connected is the first steps to recovery.

Check out their website here for a walk near you! Upcoming Walks – Mental Health Mates