Welcome to Bridges

Since 1957, Bridges' mental health and addiction recovery programs and services have helped adults, children and families move toward healing, recovery and renewal.

Bridges, a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, is a state-designated local mental health authority for Milford, Orange and West Haven and the surrounding communities, Bridges offers comprehensive outpatient services to support individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness, behavioral issues and addiction problems. [ more ]



Get Help Now

Take the first steps toward recovery. Our trained clinicians are ready to help you. Bridges offers fast-track access to treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder, ages 16 and up.

Call 203.878.6365 Today



What's New at Bridges


Support Our Annual Fund

Please give to Bridges' Annual Fund today! Your generous gift helps ensure the health and well-being of thousands of our friends and neighbors who are struggling as a result of the pandemic.

During the pandemic, the mental health of thousands of individuals has suffered greatly, and the substance use of many others has become dangerous and deadly. With your care and contributions, Bridges Healthcare, together with our partners, has overcome barriers to deliver life-saving services to clients in these dire situations.

Thanks, in advance, for supporting the children, adults and families who turn to Bridges when their lives become unmanageable due to mental illness or addiction. [ more ]


Thanks for participating in our Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Walk fundraiser!

We appreciate everyone who supported our 30th anniversary celebration of the Folks on Spokes Ride!  The Ride, the Step Forward Walk and ceremony were a huge success.

With your support Bridges can continue to provide care to help our community feel less isolated, learn coping tools and provide much needed mental health and addiction reccovery support during these unprecedented times.


West Haven Office Now Open for Appointments

Bridges' office and clinic at 98 Elm St. West Haven is now open for current clients who wish to schedule their appointments in West Haven. The office is also open for new Adult and Child Outpatient intakes and appointments, and medication management appointments.

Please call the West Haven office on 203.301.2370 between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday.


Bridges Summer 2021 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to catch up on our recent expansion into West Haven, upcoming events and more! [ more ]


Bridges Healthcare's 2020 Annual Report

Bridges Healthcare's 2020 Annual Report reflects on the tragedies and challenges we've faced together this past year and it expresses the hope and plans we have for 2021 and beyond.

During these difficult times, we're very grateful for our donors, supporters and partners and your recognition of how important Bridges' mental health and addiction recovery services are to our community.

We thank our donors for helping us to continue to impact the lives of those who need us most! View the Annual Report.


MATT’S Van Extends Hours and Locations for Fast Access to Opioid Use Treatment

Bridges' MATT's Van (Mobile Addiction Treatment Team) has extended its hours and locations to offer individuals experiencing opioid use dependency fast access to treatment and a better chance for recovery.

MATT's Van is now available by phone or in person Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Click here for information on the Van's hours and locations throughout New Haven County: [ more ]





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