The information below is about support and/or discussion groups related to psychological or social approaches to “psychosis.” Unless it says otherwise, it should be assumed they are NOT affiliated with ISPS-US-PNW
Voices and Extreme States Support Group, Fridays, starting April 4, 2014
6-7:30 PM, at Outside In, 1132 SW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR – for details go to http://www.portlandhearingvoices.net/events.html#ongoing
LOM (Light of Madness) Support Group (Portland State University campus) details at http://drupal.llnest.com/events/lom-light-madness-support-group-portland-state-university-campus
Hearing Voices Groups meet weekly at the following times:
Friday 1pm Project ABLE 1599 State
Thursday 2 pm HOAP 694 Church St NE
Monday 2pm,Saturday 4pm ROCC 1154 Madison
More information on the above groups is available through the links on the PeerBlast calendar.
ISPS has a monthly educational and networking meeting for people interested in how to help people with psychosis. This usually meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM (though its meetings will be suspended for the summer months). For more information contact Ron Unger at firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a free “Hearing Voices and Extreme States” discussion and support group that meets the first Thursday of every month, 1-2:30 PM, at LILA, 20 E. 13th Ave., in Eugene. More information at http://www.differentminds.us/eshv
The Laurel Hill Center has a Coping with Voices and Paranoia group that meets weekly, may require insurance to attend, 541-485-6340 for details. Lane County Mental Health has a Hearing Voices group open only to clients of that agency. ShelterCare also has a hearing voices group, contact them for details.
The Opal Network has quarterly meeting that bring together people with lived experience, professionals, and family members to discuss mental health issues – more information at http://differentminds.us/opal/ To receive notices of each meeting contact email@example.com
Voice Works, meets Thursdays 2:30 to 3:30, Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, contact is DeAnn 253-205-0703
Check out the latest on Puget Sound Hearing Voices at https://www.facebook.com/pugetsoundhearingvoices
The Hearing Voices Network now has a group in Seattle. Seattle Hearing Voices will have regular meetings every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM beginning Saturday, February, 27th, 2016 in Room 1 at Seattle Area Support Groups (SASG). SASG is located at 115 15th Ave. E., Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98112. For more information see Seattle Hearing Voices Flyer .docx
The Downtown Emergency Service Center has an “Inner Voices” group, facilitator is Lew Middleton, contact the Center for details.
South King County also has a hearing voices group, contact them for details.
MindFreedom-Seattle reports it has been typically meeting about once a month at Wayward Coffeehouse on 65th&Roosevelt (6:30pm – 8:30pm). Let them know if you’re interested in attending a meeting, and they will add you to their invites -firstname.lastname@example.org . Also, they are on Meetup – http://www.meetup.com/MindFreedom-Seattle/
Also, MindFreedom-Seattle has put together MFSeattleWellnessResources, a list you may find useful.