Intervoice, the “International Community for Hearing Voices,” has launched the “One of a Million” campaign to sign up one million members to the International Hearing Voices Movement. “It’s an opportunity to stand up and be counted – linking with allies across the world to send a strong message that hearing voices is a meaningful human experience.”
The flyer further states “Hearing voices is such a common experience, most of us know at least one person who hears voices that other people don’t. However, voice-hearing still remains a taboo subject for many. Whilst voice-hearing is accepted in some cultures, media images of madness and violence are all too common. This stigma can be more crippling than the voices themselves.”
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