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
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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 -email@example.com . Also, they are on Meetup – http://www.meetup.com/MindFreedom-Seattle/
Also, MindFreedom-Seattle has put together MFSeattleWellnessResources, a list you may find useful.