The Bridge Collective Events for mental health

A Series of fortunate events!

The bridge collective and Soteria have a series of upcoming events – as detailed below. If you are interested please follow the links for more details.

Please contact Soteria or The Bridge Collective about these events, not Recovery Devon. We’re just spreading the word 🙂

Autumn 2015 Choices in approaches events

Soteria Network

Southwest next meetings:
Wed 23rd Sept, 5.30 – 7.30 pm at St Sidwells Community Centre, Sidwell Street, Exeter

The Soteria Network are a network of people in the UK promoting the development of drug-free and minimum medication therapeutic environments for people experiencing ‘psychosis’ or extreme states. For more information email Margaret at

Open Dialogue Devon:
Meeting for people working together to promote the use of Open Dialogue and dialogical approaches locally. All welcome. (Tea and coffee making facilities, feel free to bring something to eat).

Thurs 1st Oct 2015, 6 – 8pm at the Bridge Collective.

Thurs 5th Nov 2015, 6 – 8pm at the Bridge Collective.

‘This is Madness’ public forum:

‘This is Madness’ is creating a public forum where we can explore alternatives, attitudes and power within mental health and our society.

Thurs 8th Oct, 10am-12.30pm –

“This is Madness” invites you to celebrate World Mental Health Day at St Stephen’s Church, High St, Exeter. This year’s theme: dignity in mental health. Come and explore, stalls, refreshments, art, music, books. Watch this space for further details:

Tues 3rd Nov – 5.30-7.30 pm, ‘This is Madness in the pub’ An informal gathering and discussion over food and drink. Meet in the side room by the main entrance at the Imperial Pub, New North Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4AH. Watch this space for further details:

Transformation Triangle:
Looking at creating local alternatives to hospitals and medication through: changing public attitudes, creating alternatives and honouring rights from Jim Gottstein’s Transformation Triangle idea of how system change can be achieved.
Thurs 22nd Oct, 5-6.30 pm Transformation Triangle working party at the Bridge Collective.

Choices in Approaches online resources:More online resources can be found here: choices in approaches resources. You are welcome to look at online resources at the Bridge Collective on our Open day on Thursday. We sometimes have community meetings and events on a Thursday which you are welcome to join. For opening times check here: ring 01392 433358.