Primary Health Care and Wellness

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:

  • Access to a ten-session wellness curriculum
  • Individual and group health and wellness education
  • Wellness plans
  • Community health lectures
  • Family wellness education
  • Nutrition training, consultation and support
  • A focus on prevention and management of both medical and psychiatric illness
  • Ongoing consultation and collaboration between primary care and behavioral health staff

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