Voice collective

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Voice Collective is a london-wide project to support children and young people who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual experiences.

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Voice collective

  1. +VoiceCollectivewww.voicecollective.co.uk Supporting Children & Young People Who Hear Voices: Claire Powell – Mind in Camden
  2. + About Voice Collective  Mindin Camden‟s London-wide project, supporting children & young people who hear voices  Direct Services  Capacity Building  Independent Evaluation (CAMHS Evidence Based Practice Unit)  Funded by BBC Children In Need, Comic Relief & City Bridge Trust  Part of a larger „London Hearing Voices Project‟
  3. + So, what do we offer?  Responsive – Flexible - Connected  Peer support  For workers Voice Collective Group  Training &   Creative Arts Workshops Awareness  Website  Young people  Online Forum  Schools  Support workshops for  Youth organisations parents  Specialist mental health  1-2-1 support teams  For young people  For parents
  4. + A Multisensory Experience
  5. + The Impact
  6. + What does Voice Collective do?
  7. + 4 aspects to coping Calm/Safety Block Express Empower
  8. + Safety First Do-In Massage
  9. + Safety  “10 things I can do”  Grounding strategies (“5 things I can see, hear & touch”, a grounding bag using all of the senses)  Breathing and relaxation  Creating safe spaces  Safe objects
  10. + Distraction  Distraction  Music (creating a playlist)  Xbox / Computers / Sudoku / Puzzles  Football, physical activities  Anything that helps occupy the mind  Concurrent verbalization (singing or reading aloud)  Earplugs (in one or both ears)  Being around others
  11. + Expressing yourself  Shadow boxing  Worry box  Creative writing (e.g. super heroes)  Drawing and artwork (e.g. voice morphing)  Model making
  12. + Taking the power back  Saying „No‟ or „Not Yet‟  Setting limits  Challenging the voices  Becoming an interpreter  Treatingthe voices with kindness
  13. + Finding a voice and peer support http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BB9_Zy0I3VU
  14. + Contact Us: Claire Powell & Yan Weaver (Development Workers) Rachel Waddingham (project manager) Voice Collective, Mind in Camden Crossfields Centre, 8 Fairhazel Gardens, London, NW6 3SG Tel: 020 7625 9042 | Email: info@voicecollective.co.uk Web: www.voicecollective.co.uk www.facebook.com/voicecollective www.twitter.com/voicecollective www.voicecollective.tumblr.com

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