Be Involved Devon

Healthwatch Devon is part of the national Healthwatch network, giving people who use health and social care services a powerful voice locally and nationally.

The Bridge Collective

Based in Exeter. Bridge is a democratic community where people who have experiences, beliefs, and feelings that have sometimes been labelled as mental illness are welcomed and can talk about these experiences freely, safely and without judgement.

Our Organisation

Recovery Devon is a Community Interest Company funded by, but independent from, Devon Partnership NHS Trust. Recovery Devon became a Community Interest Company on 15 June 2012, Company Number 01807189.


What is Recovery?

Along with Bill Anthony we define recovery as: A deeply personal, unique process of changing one’s attitudes, values, feelings, goals, skills and roles. It is a way of living a satisfying, hopeful and contributing life, even with the limitations caused by illness.’

Glenn Roberts at IMHREC, 2009

Dr. Glenn Roberts gave the Key Note Address below at the Irish Mental Health & Recovery Education Consortium Conference, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin, on 26th March 2009.