Ongoing Meetings

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

Portland. OR:

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

Salem, OR

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.

Eugene, OR

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 4ronunger@gmail.com

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 info@opal-network.org

Auburn, WA:

Voice Works, meets Thursdays 2:30 to 3:30, Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation, contact is DeAnn 253-205-0703

Puyallup, WA:

Check out the latest on Puget Sound Hearing Voices at https://www.facebook.com/pugetsoundhearingvoices

Seattle, WA:

The Hearing Voices Network now has a group in Seattle. Seattle Hearing Voices will have regular meetings every Saturday of the month from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM at Seattle Area Support Groups (SASG). SASG is located at 115 15th Ave. E., Suite 201, Seattle, WA 98112.  More information at http://davec949.wixsite.com/seattlehearingvoices

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 -seattle@mindfreedom.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.

 Vancouver BC
There is a hearing voices group in Vancouver, more info at https://bchearingvoicesnetwork.wordpress.com/local-groups/vancouver/

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