Hearing voices does not mean you’re crazy, says activist

A fine example of recovery – and answers a question – what would you want to recover?

recovery network: Toronto

Kevin Healey, 50, who has lived with voices in his head for decades, is part of a growing, global movement of people who have learned to live with those voices. Healey speaks to psychiatric groups and runs a support group for others like himself.

 Aw, shucks!  that particular activist would be me: in a piece published today in Toronto Star.

The photo is of me in my favourite  spot at Alternative Grounds.

A big thanks to reporter Valerie Hauch and photographer Steve Russell!

the star

Hearing voices need not mean you’re crazy, says activist

A Toronto man has learned to live with the voices in his head and argues they have been a positive part of his life.
By:Valerie Hauch News reporter, Published on Sun Mar 31 2013Kevin Healey, 50, who has lived with voices in his head for decades, is part of a growing, global movement of people who have learned to live with those voices. Healey speaks to psychiatric groups and runs a support group for others like himself.

Kevin Healey hears voices in his head, talks to them, feels very well and doesn’t want medication, thank you very much.

“I’m good. I’m not on medication and I don’t need to see anyone in mental health,” says Healey, 50, an articulate man who likes to laugh and is at peace with the dozen voices he carries in his head — all of whom, he…

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