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Behind the Label [Support for voice hearers--online courses and other information]:  www.behindthelabel.co.uk

 

Crisis Text Line ["Crisis Text Line serves young people in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7, emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: text"]:  www.crisistextline.org

 

Community Consortium [“Building inclusive communities for people with psychiatric disabilities”]:  www.community-consortium.org

 

Family Outreach and Response Program  [support and education for families and friends]:  www.familymentalhealthrecovery.org

 

Families Healing Together ["Provides interactive, online family mental health education designed to help families and individuals transform the experience of emotional distress, psychosis and other challenges that may have psychiatric diagnoses."]:  www.familieshealingtogether.com

 

Freedom Center  [“A support and activism community run by and for people labeled with severe ‘mental disorders.’ We call for compassion, human rights, self-determination, and holistic options.”]:   www.freedom-center.org

 

The Hearing Voices Network USA  [“A partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences, professionals and allies in the community, all of whom are working together to change the assumptions made about these phenomenon and create supports, learning and healing opportunities for people across the country.”]:  www.hearingvoicesusa.org 

 

The Icarus Project  [“We are a network of people living with and/or affected by experiences that are often diagnosed and labeled as psychiatric conditions. We believe these experiences are mad gifts needing cultivation and care, rather than diseases or disorders.”]:  www.theicarusproject.net

 

INTAR  [International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery—“gathers prominent survivors, professionals, family members, and advocates from around the world to work together for new clinical and social practices towards emotional distress and what is often labeled as psychosis.”]:  www.intar.org

 

InterVoice  [“A network [that] focuses on solutions that improve the life of people who hear voices, for those who are distressed by the experience.”]:  www.intervoiceonline.org

 

Jacqui Dillon [Jacqui is "a respected campaigner, writer, international speaker and trainer specialising in hearing voices, ‘psychosis’, dissociation, trauma, abuse, healing and recovery"]:  www.jacquidillon.org

 

MindFreedom International  [“A nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.”]:  www.mindfreedom.org

 

Mother Bear Community Action Network ["We are uniting families to create a new mental health paradigm in which the whole family is supported, recovery is expected, hope is encouraged, the role of medication is carefully considered, and family and community are an important part of the healing process."]:  www.motherbearcan.org 

 

National Association of Peer Specialists  [“We strive to make peer specialists an important component in mental health treatment. We also advocate for better working conditions, compensation and the adoption of recovery practices.”]:  www.naops.org

 

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery  [“Ensuring that consumer/survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental health, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.”]:  www.ncmhr.org

 

The National Empowerment Center  [“NEC is a consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization [that carries] a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people with lived experience with mental health issues, trauma, and and/or extreme states.”]:  www.power2u.org

 

Peer Respites: Action and Evaluation [Information about peer respites in general, and a directory of peer respites in the US]:  www.peerrespite.net

 

South Dakota United for Hope and Recovery ["a peer-run statewide education, advocacy, and support organization dedicated to sharing experience and knowledge of mental health recovery and wellness principles with the people of our state"]:  www.southdakotaunited.org

 

Surviving Antidepressents [Online "peer support, discussion, and documentation of withdrawal and withdrawal syndrome caused by psychiatric drugs, particularly antidepressants"]:  www.survivingantidepressants.org

 

The Western Mass Recovery Learning Community [The RLC offers a number of peer support resources in the New England area, including a peer support line, multiple resource centers, and a residential peer respite home]:  www.westernmassrlc.org

 

Voice Collective [Supporting children and young people who hear, see or sense things other people don't]:  www.voicecollective.co.uk

 

Working To Recovery [Online and in-person courses, readings and resources for those hearing voices and distressed by other extreme states]:  www.workingtorecovery.co.uk

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