Bay Area Supports
Live & Learn provides research and scientific consulting services to community-based non-profits; local, state, and federal governments, and academic institutions wanting to engage community members in affecting social change.
The Bay Area Hearing Voices Network represents a partnership between individuals who hear voices or have other extreme or unusual experiences and beliefs, professionals, allies in the community, and family members. As a group, we are working together to change assumptions made about these experiences and create learning and healing opportunities for people across the Bay Area.
Listen to Dina Tyler discuss her journey on
with Will Hall:
Listen to Dr. Michael Cornwall as he discusses Psychosis and Healing on the
To get help with and learn alternate ways to address "psychosis" as Madness, visit Dr. Cornwall's website.
Five Flavors Herbs in Oakland shares a roof with Paeonia Integrative Medicine, which offers naturopathic medicine, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, bodywork, and integrative medicine.
Judith E. Pentz, MD, is a holistic, alternative/integrative psychiatrist with board certification in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She seeks to combine the best of western and integrative medicine for support of your mental well being. The goal is to be as gentle as possible and to stimulate the natural healing mechanisms that we all have in our body.
Dr. David Lukoff presents the background and research for the DSM-IV-TR category Religious or Spiritual Problem, specifically focusing on Mystical Experiences as a type of spiritual problem that can present as a mental disorder.
Will Hall, MA, DiplPW, host of Madness Radio, has more than 12 years experience facilitating and organizing self-help support groups for people who hear voices and have unusual/different mind states often labeled as “psychosis.”
To get help with wellness support, consulting and counseling services, visit his website:
The Icarus Project is a support network and media project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. We advance social justice by fostering mutual aid practices that reconnect healing and collective liberation. We transform ourselves through transforming the world around us.
-Icarus Project Mission Statement 2014