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 ]



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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


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 Hosts Reception at New Clinical Offices at 98 Elm St. West Haven

Bridges Healthcare, Inc. hosted a reception on June 28 to officially open its new clinical offices at 98 Elm St. West Haven. The site is the base for the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, (CCBHC) a federally funded model which offers enhanced access to behavioral health and other integrated services in Milford, West Haven, Orange and Stratford. Bridges achieved CCBHC status in 2020. [ more ]


Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Walk - Sunday, October 3, 2021

Bridges Healthcare's Folks on Spokes Ride/Step Forward Memorial Walk fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, October 3, 2021 kicking off at Fowler Field in Milford! As one of Connecticut's longest running charitable bike rides, this year we're celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Folks on Spokes Ride portion of the event.

For 30 years caring people like you have come out to support Bridges Healthcare's programs and services for those in our community dealing with anxiety, depression, alcohol or substance abuse. We appreciate your participation in this awesome event and hope that this year you'll join us in-person or virtually to support our mental health and addiction recovery services which are so crticial during these unprecedented times.

Early registration is now open! Sign up to ride or walk by July 31 and save $10!more ]


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 ]


Bridges Achieves Certified Behavioral Health Clinic Recognition

Bridges Healthcare, Inc. has received recognition as a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) from the Federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The CCBHC recognition asserts that Bridges provides quality behavioral health care services, and expanded access to services through a number of new programs including 24/7 crisis response, Assertive Community Treatment, and behavioral health services for adults and children in our newly opened office at 98 Elm Street, West Haven. Bridges will also offer a mobile primary health care clinic to provide health screenings and services to adults in neighborhoods throughout the community. The mobile unit is scheduled to begin service in September, 2021.

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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.





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