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Providing Mental Health Services During COVID-19: A Note from our President & CEO

Dear Friends,

I hope you are healthy and staying as safe and as comfortable as possible through this difficult time. I want to let you know that Bridges Healthcare is working diligently during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety and stability of our clients, our community and our dedicated staff. As we are all adapting to changes in our routines and caring for others, we know that those who normally come to Bridges for help managing their mental health may find this episode particularly challenging.

A New Way of Serving Our Clients

We are open and continue to provide Bridges' array of services including intake for new referrals seeking treatment, individual and group therapy, medication management, Medication Assisted Treatment and case management services. Rather than traditional methods to provide services, we have adapted to this time by using the technology available to us, as both clients and staff adjust to new ways of meeting and communicating. Our staff have increased support to all clients through phone calls and video meetings to ensure that needs are met. [ more ]

Bridges Healthcare Accepting Kasdan Scholarship Applications

Bridges Healthcare, Inc. announced that applications are now being accepted for The Barry Kasdan Scholarship for the pursuit of a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Services. [ more ]

Bridges Healthcare's Fall 2019 Newsletter

Read Bridges' Fall newsletter for photos and updates on all that's happening in our organization and in the community! [ more ]

Hundreds Came Out to Support Bridges' Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Walk

Thanks to everyone who rode, walked and supported our Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Memorial Walk last weekend! Over 350 people participated in Bridges Healthcare's annual fundraiser which celebrated its 29th anniversary this year. [ more ]

Bridges Healthcare's Summer 2019 Newsletter

Check out our Summer e-newsletter to stay informed about Bridges' news and events and how your support and contributions are making a difference for the many people in our community who come to Bridges. [ more ]

Bridges Healthcare 2018-19 Community Report and Appeal

We are pleased to publish our Fiscal Year 2018-19 Community Impact Report.

The Report offers a glimpse of the work we do, and more importantly, the impact Bridges has on the individuals and the communities we serve through our programs. [ more ]

Client Story: Alyson Reclaims Her Life

Twenty-seven year old Alyson* credits her recovery from co-occurring mental health and drug use disorders to several factors: a young son who she can now spend time with, a parent who helped her with housing, a great support network she developed from working her program, plus the medication and therapy she receives at Bridges, from a professional she describes as "always caring and concerned". [ more ]

Bridges Achieves Behavorial Health Care Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Bridges announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalĀ® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of ApprovalĀ® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective care. [ more ]

Bridges Awarded United Way of Milford Community Investment Funding

Bridges Healthcare, Inc. will receive $168,000 in funds from the United Way of Milford Community Investment allocation for 2018. The award is allocated to serve Milford residents enrolled in Bridges' Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction program and BSAFE Project, formerly the Young Parent Program. The funds supplement state grants and contracts for outpatient services as well as funding from the City of Milford. [ more ]

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