I have told my husband if this wasn't happening to me, then I would not believe it. When I was first told I was an empath I did not even believe they existed. Now I spend a great deal of time learning about empaths and other gifts. I am not nuts because I have proved to myself it is real.
I went a week without all the input (long story) and it was an awful feeling. I am so accustomed to my 'sixth sense' that it was as though part of me had been removed. I receive information all the time. While you are wanting silence I am appreciating it. The difference? Let's back up, okay?
Skeptical? Of course you are. Give yourself a break. I proved it to myself and finally accepted.
Stop it with drugs? Medical prescriptions, the right ones, could possibly help. A band-aid while you learn to cope.
Feeling loads of silent voices? While you don't see this as a gift the reality of it is just that. Not every great musician, genius, or athlete view their gift as great. It carries responsibility not all can ignore. So, you need to learn coping skills just like people with gifts do. Hiding from it or attempting to deny it is not going to help your reality. Does that make sense?
You really are what you think. Think positive. Meditate. Ask for help not just from us, but your guardians/spirit guides. Learn. Gain knowledge. Give yourself time to recuperate between times you are in public. Surround yourself with positive people. You are only just beginning. This is a different world. Check out empathness.com to get more knowledgeable. You have been given websites to get help from others, but this website is just a central location for information. I hope it helps.
Gifts are not easy. Embrace yours. I think you will come to a happy conclusion. That doesn't mean it will not take some lifestyle changes. I sincerely hope, like me, that you will find this life much more fulfilling and be happy.
Love and light. Good fortune.