Bridges offers a comprehensive range of evidenced-based behavioral health, substance abuse and primary care services for adults.
Bridges provides person-centered services that take into account each individual's choice, self-determination and stage of readiness for change.
This helps our clients become equal partners in collaboration with their clinicians to fully develop their treatment and recovery plans.
24-Hour Mobile Crisis Services
Adult Mobile Crisis works collaboratively with the after-hours telephonic and mobile crisis services provided by South Central Crisis Services, Bridges' in house Central Intake Team, and on occasion, Jail Diversion. Services include assessment, assistance in obtaining necessary clinical and case management supports and brief crisis management services.
The program serves adults in crisis from Milford, Orange and West Haven.
Call 203.878.6365 for Mobile Crisis Services at any time.
The Bridges' outpatient treatment program provides recovery oriented, intensive services, crisis intervention, outpatient therapy and clinical support. Our efforts are designed to promote recovery and improve the quality of life for people with mental health or substance abuse problems by providing resources for understanding and managing their disorders ... [ more ]
Integrating primary care and mental health care in one setting helps people with serious mental illness access timely, responsive and quality care. It can also help us identify, respond to and prevent chronic and life-threatening disease. Bridges, through its' CommuniCare partnership and in collaboration with Optimus Health Care, offers on-site primary care and wellness services two days per week. Additional services include ... [ more ]
Bridges Community Support Services help our clients establish themselves as independent and productive members of the community. The program is recovery-oriented and focuses on rehabilitation and skill mastery that will lead to increased independence. We assess each clients' needs and help obtain the appropriate services in the community. [ more ]
Jail Diversion Services
The Jail Diversion program redirects individuals with mental illness (and often co-occurring substance abuse) away from jail through coordination with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Managed Care System.
The program staff assesses client needs and develops treatment and supervision protocols at court sites in Derby and Milford.
Bridges' Caring Network is an ongoing support group for people who have suffered a loss through death. People who are living through grief may need time with others who will listen, share and give and receive encouragement.
The group is facilitated by a mental health professional and meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bridges' offices, 949 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford. ... [ more ]