Bridport Moving On Group

Moving On is a social group for people who have suffered from the devastating effects of serious long-term mental illness in the Bridport area.

There are a range of social activities, from art, to keep fit and board games. Perhaps most important of all, tea and coffee is available in an informal setting where members can relax and chat together.

Moving On continues to meet the needs of its members for a supportive, safe and enjoyable meeting place. The group meets on a Tuesday between 10.30am - 1.30pm at Bridport Youth and Community Centre in Gundry Lane - a stairlift for wheelchair access is available.

The group is much appreciated by its attendees and they feel it supports them in a number of ways. One of the initiators of the group understood and recognised the need for people who experience the effects of long-term mental health issues to be able to support each other through this shared experience without the fear of being judged or misunderstood.

The Moving On group has a simple formula that works. The group was set up in response to the need for people to have a place to meet and share and can benefit from each other's support. In Recovery terms Moving On certainly meets the criteria for an environment that empowers people and supports positive change.