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


Mental Health First Aid Training

Bridges offers training in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid to help people in the workplace, at school or in the community better understand mental illness and recognize the signs and symptoms. See the upcoming schedule below and click here for more details.

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Bridges Healthcare and Senator Blumenthal Announce $1 Million in Grants To Support Infrastructure Upgrades

Bridges Healthcare Inc., a state-designated local mental health authority for Milford, Orange, West Haven and the surrounding communities, today met with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal to announce three federal grants totaling $1,029,000 that were awarded to Bridges and will be used for infrastructure improvements at our Milford facility.

Provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the funding will be used for three specific initiatives at Bridges:
o Telecommunications and IT security upgrades
o A new roof at Bridges Healthcare's main site at 949 Bridgeport Avenue
o An HVAC system at 949 Bridgeport Avenue

According to Senator Blumenthal, "You're really at the tip of the spear with your outreach... engaging people here in Milford, West Haven, Orange and the Valley. You're a resource that we need to enhance and enrich with more support and resources and I know this earmark...will help you with better heating and ventilation systems, a roof and IT systems that are more modern, up to date and state of the art." [ 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 every day of the week offering either buprenorphine inductions in person or via telehealth and peer outreach services. Click here for information on the Van's hours and locations throughout New Haven County: [ more ]


Bridges Healthcare 2021 Annual Report

Bridges Healthcare's 2021 Annual Report extols the many valuable partnerships that are so vital to our mission. During the pandemic, these partners have been critical in providing the funding and resources that have allowed us to continue and expand our mental health and addiction recovery services to the community.

We're very grateful for our donors, supporters and partners whose donations, in all forms, contribute to the continuity of our programs and services. [ more ]





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