Services and Programs

The following services are offered by Friends Of Bridge, Inc.

Friends of Bridge, Inc. is a medically supervised Outpatient that can provide medication management for clientele that are enrolled in treatment.

  • Medical “Clearance for Treatment” assessment by center’s Medical Director.
  • Psychiatric evaluation by referral when indicated.
  • Medication management when indicated for chemical dependency and/or mental health issues.
  • Family and couples counseling as clinically indicated.
  • Random urine toxicology tests and breathalyzers are used as clinical treatment tools.
  • Reporting to appropriate agencies as requested.
  • Referral for evaluation for New York State ACCES-VR Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation program if indicated.

Adolescent Day Program

(Monday Through Friday 10am-2pm)

A specialized daytime experience consisting of:

  • Daily psycho-educational, recovery, relapse, prevention and life skill groups.
  • Individual and Family Counseling.
  • Parental or Guardian involvement is an important part of the treatment process and is strongly encouraged (Take a look at the Significant Other Program described below).
  • A major component of the adolescent day program is our participant’s educational experience. Courses are taught on an individualized basis to all program recipients by certified N.Y.S. Special and Regular Education Teachers and Teacher’s Assistants. Tutors work directly with students to arrange credits, course work and preparation for Regents, RCT and SAT.
  • All adolescents involved with the school component must participate in the treatment process.

Adolescent Life Skills

(Monday through Friday 1:30pm – 2:00pm)

  • Daily educational discussions, training and integration of skills for daily living through the group process.
  • Handouts, audio, and video demonstrations with other methods of communication used to provide a learning experience preparing the adolescent for dealing with day to day tasks.

Adult Day Program

(Monday through Thursday 10am-12 noon)

A track of treatment modalities that combines:

  • Group sessions focusing on early recovery issues, relapse prevention techniques, coping skills and appropriate socialization skills.
  • Individual counseling sessions.
  • Encouragement for participation in outside community based self-help sober support groups.

Adult Evening Program

(Monday and Wednesday 7:30pm-9:30pm)

This track provides:

  • A less intensive program for more advanced recovery work or for those clients unable to attend days because of work or family commitments.
  • Individual, family and couples counseling available.
  • Encouragement for participation in outside community based self-help sober support groups.

Alcohol Dependency Program

(Monday and Wednesday 7:00pm – 8:00 pm)

  • Group sessions focusing on the implications of alcohol use through early recovery, relapse prevention techniques, coping skills, and appropriate socialization skills.
  • Individual and Group counseling
  • Encouragement for participation in outside community based self-help sober support groups.

Significant Other Program

Addiction harms not only the user, but their family and significant others as well.

(Wednesday 7:30pm-9pm)

Our interactive support group for Significant Others of substance abusers or chemically dependent individuals is a vital part of the recovery process.

  • Family and couples sessions available.

Minimal Track Program

A 12-week cycle of psycho-educational and group counseling.

  • Is open to mandated or voluntary clients needing minimal treatment time and intensity.

The Minimal Track Program is designed for first time offenders or those who are unsure if they have a problem and have been wanting to get some help.

Determination of program placement is made upon completion of the intake process by a clinician.

To Apply

To apply for programs or services, please call us at (516) 825-4242.