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Arciuolo's and Eli's 2nd Annual .5K "Race" and After-Party

Join this fun run and party on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 11:30am! We're happy to announce that Bridges Healthcare will benefit from the proceeds of this fun event!

It's a 1/3 mile course, with stops for doughnuts, limbo and hula hoops, and to take selfies of you and your friends in your costumes! Then there's food, beverages and prizes at Eli's After-Party.  Must be 21+ to attend. [ 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 ]

Bridges Healthcare Fall 2018 Newsletter

Check out our Fall newsletter to meet our new CEO/President and to stay informed about Bridges' news and events. [ 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 Announces the B-SAFE Project

Bridges Healthcare, Inc., announces it has changed the name of its Young Parent Program to the B-SAFE Project to better reflect the objectives and the populations served by this initiative. B-SAFE stands for Sexual Awareness and Family Empowerment. SAFE speaks to the two main project goals: to provide sexual and reproductive health and prevention education to teens and students, and to offer information, referrals and case management services for pregnant and parenting teens and young adults. [ more ]

Bridges Achieves Behavorial Health Care Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Bridges announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® 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 ]

Bridges Offers New SMART Recovery® Program and Group Meetings

Bridges is implementing a new SMART Recovery® program for young people, ages 16-18 in recovery, which will include Teen group meetings and a Family & Friends group,

SMART Recovery supports individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors (substances or activities), by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work towards long-term satisfactions and quality of life. [ more ]

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