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Groups in the United States

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Kurt7

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Hey does anyone here across the pond know of any local groups.
Seems like the United States is way behind in it's support for voice hearers.
Namaste"
Kurt
 
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JacquiD

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Hi Kurt,

I'm in London but I do know of a few groups in the US. Where abouts are you?

Jacqui
 
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FRANK

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Hi,
I'm in California and have been trying to find groups in the U.S. with no luck...thinking of starting one. HVN says there is one in Madison,
Wisconsin but I emailed them a month ago with no reply. If there
are groups they are probably individual ones at hospitals, but there
is no unified network of groups as in U.K. and Europe here in the U.S.
Frank
 
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Kurt7

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Thanks,
I live about forty miles northeast of St. Louis, MO.
We sure need more awareness about this phenonema here.
Not to sound paranoid but do you think the drug companies could be blocking this.
Also does anyone know how to get a copy of "Accepting Voices" in the US?
Namaste'
Kurt
 
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FRANK

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Hey Kurt,
Was born in St. Louis, now in Calif. There is a woman psychiatrist at
Washington University there on the faculty who is an out-of-the-closet schiz and voice hearer...wish I could remember her name...but read about her a yr. ago...she would be very interesting to talk to.
Your question about drug companies is right on. There is an excellent
book on the subject "Mad In America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine"
by Robert Whitaker which is a scathing indictment of the drug
companies exploitation and mistreatment of mental illness which they
promote and profit from. He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize. Bottom
line: schizs in the U.S. fare much worse than in Europe or even thrid
world countries due to the drug companies manipulation of the medical establishment here in the U.S.
Frank
 
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dogfriend

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hvg in USA

I recently started a hvg in Montgomery County, PA, USA. soon I will also start one in Philadelphia,PA, USA. I too e-mailed Madison but received no response. I did get a response from Molly in Denver, CO, USA It is exciting. Each meeting is different from the one before. If there is anyone in southeastern PA who wants to join a hvg, let me know.
dogfriend
 
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rwarren

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Hey Jacqui, I would like to know of some groups here in the US. I live in North Carolina and I also hear voices. I would much rather join a group face to face to chat about what I hear. Can you help me out? Thanks,
 
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rwarren

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hey Kurt, were you able to find any local groups for persons that hear voices within? I live in North Carolina and I understand you are from St. Louis MO, but live in California. Let me know if you've found anything. Thanks
 
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JRRMOM

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Looking for a group for my 20 yo Son in So Cal.
 
Not_Crazy_Yet

Not_Crazy_Yet

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Trying to find a HVG in the Us is like trying to find leprechaun gold. We're all just fishin in the dark.
 
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