Virtual support groups are hosted in different locations around BC by multiple organizations. However, there are open to anyone.

Vancouver Coastal Health Voices & Visions Groups

For any questions about the Vancouver Voices & Visions virtual support groups, please contact Celina at 604-708-5274 or VanVoicesAndVisions@vch.ca. For the most up-to-date information, please check the Spotlight on Mental Health website.  The following information is updated frequently, but may not reflect recent changes.


BASED ON THE INTERNATIONAL HEARING VOICES NETWORK

We can live well with unique sensory experiences

Voices & Visions support groups are open to anyone with lived experience of hearing voices, seeing visions, or other unique sensory experiences, as well as their supporters. There are both virtual and in-person options, depending on what works best for you. For in-person options, click here.

Virtual Groups

We use Zoom to host our virtual meetings – you can join in with or without your video on, or by telephone. Our groups are held on different days of the week and at different times, so hopefully something will fit your schedule! Click here to view a calendar of upcoming meetings. We do not meet on statutory holidays.

  • Thursday morning group – 1st Thursday of the month, 11:00 am-12:00 pm (PST)
  • Friday Group – 1st Friday of the month 2:30-3:30 pm (PST)
  • Saturday group – 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, 2:30-3:30 pm (PST)

The following meeting ID and password will work for every meeting. For instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting, click here.

Meeting ID: 344 451 4841
Password: 762901

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Meeting ID: 344 451 4841
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Communitas Hearing Voices Group

Formerly held in-person in Chilliwack, this virtual group is now open to anyone in BC. People in the Fraser Valley (Burnaby to Hope) area are particularly encouraged to attend! The group meets every Monday at 6 pm on Zoom. For more information about the group, or to attend the group, please visit the Communitas Supportive Care Society website: https://peersupportcsc.com/service/hearing-voices/ You will need to sign up to receive the Zoom link.

For questions about the group, please email peersupportcsc@communitascare.com or use the contact form on the Communitas website.