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.

As the state-designated Local Mental Health Authority for Milford, Orange and West Haven and the surrounding communities, Bridges offers outpatient services to support individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness, behavioral issues and addiction problems. [ more ]

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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.

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What's New at Bridges

Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Walk Goes Virtual - September 13-20, 2020

For 30 years caring people have come out to support Bridges Healthcare's main fundraising event, Folks on Spokes Ride for Mental Health in September. This year, with so much still unknown about the Coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic, the ride and its accompanying Step Forward Memorial Walk, will take place a little differently, with participants choosing to ride or walk anytime during the week of Sept. 13 through Sept. 20. There will be virtual kick-off and finish line gatherings to celebrate the continued effort by the community to raise awareness and funds for mental health and substance use disorder treatment. [ more ]

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19


Bridges will continue to provide services to our clients and the community in the safest manner possible.  Currently, the main clinic and all service delivery sites are temporarily closed for in-person appointments.

Clients are receiving all services via telephone (audio only), or telehealth, (audio and video) by appointment.

Urgent and emergent situations are instructed to call the main number, 203-878-6365 to be connected directly to our triage team.

To reach our Mobile Addiction Treatment Team (MATT's Van) call or text 203-494-5811.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation at this time. 

Providing Mental Health Services During COVID-19

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 Community Impact Report 2019

The theme of our 2019 Impact Report, "Bringing Recovery into the Community" reflects the way we reach people "where they are." Our services help people in the environment where
they spend time and face many of their challenges. We work with adults at various community sites, and children, teens and their families at school and in their homes.

We thank all of our donors for helping us to continue to impact the lives of those who need us most!

View the Impact Community Report.

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