Hearing Voices – Translated Information Sheets and Hearing Voices Network Manchester poster- NEW!

Discover downloadable ‘Quick Reads’ about hearing voices translated into the top 10 languages other than English spoken in the UK, according to the 2011 census.



There are translations in Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, Punjabi, Simple Chinese, Urdu.

Each Quick Read provides information about the following topics:

·       What is hearing voices?

·       How common is it?

·       Coping strategies

·       Talking about hearing voices – tips for voice-hearers

·       Talking about hearing voices – tips for supporters


These resources are from Understanding Voices (UV) – a website that makes it easier for people to find information about different approaches to voice-hearing and ways of supporting those who are struggling with the voices they hear. It has been produced by Hearing the Voice (Durham University) in close collaboration with voice-hearers, their families and allies, and mental health professionals.


Understanding Voices by Hearing the Voice (Durham University), available under a CC BY 4.0 license


The Hearing Voices Network Manchester Poster provides information on the launch of Peer Support Spaces for Supporters. This will be for family, friends, colleagues, and other community members who are supporting people who hear, see or sense things that others don’t.

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