Your Connection to Health

Welcome to Bridges

When you or a loved one experience a crisis, or the stresses of daily life become overwhelming, Bridges is here to help. With the skilled staff and support network to help individuals and families work through the toughest mental health, substance use, and social challenges, your path to recovery becomes a reality.

Bridges, a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, is a state-designated local mental health authority for Milford, Orange and West Haven, and also serves Stratford and other surrounding communities. Bridges offers comprehensive outpatient services to support children, families, adults, and young adults with behavioral health issues and substance use disorders and individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness.  

Start Your Recovery Today

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, other substance use issues, or mental health concerns.

Our Services

Adult Services

Whether you’re looking for mental health therapy, addiction recovery services, or integrated healthcare guidance, Bridges has the programs and support you need.

Youth and Young Adult Services

Bridges staff meet youth and young adults where they’re at to support the challenges of transitioning to the independence and responsibilities of adulthood.

Child & Family Services

Bridges is here to help you and your child navigate their mental health needs and provide the tools to support them so they can grow to reach their full potential.

Mental Health & Wellness

The support you need when you need it.

Addiction Recovery

Professional treatment and counseling options promote your recovery.

Primary Healthcare

Integrated health care prevents and treats chronic disease.

Health Equity

Bridges is committed to providing high quality integrated healthcare to all.

Family Support Resources

Resources you need to support yourself and your loved one.

New Client Information

Important information and forms prior to your first visit.

Recovery is possible. Community is everything.

As a Local Mental Health Authority (LMHA) and Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, Bridges is serving the needs of our neighbors and creating healthier communities.

What’s New at Bridges

Meet Adam – An Addiction Recovery Success Story

Meet Adam – An Addiction Recovery Success Story

Breaking Free - Adam’s Life-Changing Decision to Call Bridges After a decade of struggling with opiate use disorder, Adam P. broke the cycle of addiction with the help and support he found at Bridges. What started as an occasional recreational use of drugs with...

Bridges Healthcare Releases FY22 Impact Report

Bridges Healthcare Releases FY22 Impact Report

Bridges is proud to present its 2022 Impact Report. Included, you will find a transformational client story, a letter from leadership, in-depth Q&A’s with integral staff members, new service statistics, annual financials, and highlights of new and ongoing programs...

Meet the 2023 Bridges Scholarship Recipients

Meet the 2023 Bridges Scholarship Recipients

Victoria Eberle (not pictured), Stephanie Decembre (pictured on the left), and Gabriella DeMaro (pictured on the right). Standing alongside our two recipients are Board Chairperson Joan Cretella (to the right of Stephanie), daughter of Stella Cretella, and Jessica...

Corporate & Civic Donors

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Your generosity provides a path to better mental health and wellness for individuals and families alike. By contributing to Bridges, you are supporting the well-being of our entire community!

Other Ways to Give

Gifts come in many forms. Learn the various ways YOU can make a difference through Bridges.

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