Supporting people in prison & secure units who hear voices or see visions
Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre
17-25 New Inn Yard
London, EC21 3EA
About The Conference:
- Between 3 and 10% of people in prison hear voices.
- In prison, voice-hearing is linked with self harm and 1 in 5 self-inflicted deaths
- People can, and do, find ways of coping with overwhelming voices
This conference explores ways we can support people who hear voices whilst involved with the criminal justic system – reducing risk and promoting recovery. Hear from experts by experience and profession, including: Facilitators from HMP Holloway, Wandsworth, Pentonville & Bronzefield, the Mind in Camden Prison Project Team, Jacqui Dillon, Dr. Dave Harper, MAC UK & more.
- Making sense of violent voices
- Quick coping tips for officers
- Rethinking paranoia
- Engaging with hard to reach groups (e.g. excluded young people)
- Working with trauma & self harm
- Setting up safe Hearing Voices Groups in prison
|£10||People who have been in prison / secure units|
|£25||People with lived experience of voices, visions or paranoia & unwaged carers|
|£40||Members of our prisons / secure units network (organisations that currently run groups)|
|£60||Self funding individuals, voluntary organisations & members of LHVN or PN|
|£90||Prisons, NHS, government & commercial organisations|
If you are unsure which fee category applies to you, please contact Catherine before booking.
Book your tickets online, here: http://voicesunlocked.eventbrite.co.uk
Using eventbrite, you can pay by credit card, paypal, cheque or on the door.
For more information, please contact:
Development Worker: Prisons & Secure Units
Mind in Camden, Crossfields Centre, 8 Fairhazel Gardens, London, NW3 3SG
020 7625 9042 (Option 5) | firstname.lastname@example.org