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Treating Co-Occurring Disorders in the Oakland Area

It is not uncommon for a person suffering from a substance use disorder to also have mental health issues. In fact, researchers have identified a strong link between substance use disorders and mental health disorders conditions referred to as “co-occurring disorders.” The symptoms of each may overlap, making it difficult for individuals to know exactly…

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Three Benefits of Short-Term Addiction Treatment in Northern California

When you or your loved one decide it’s time to seek help for addiction, the number of different treatment options can be overwhelming. New Bridge Foundation® offers a wide variety of programs for substance use disorder and addiction, including detoxification, short-term and long-term residential treatment, as well as short-term outpatient services. At New Bridge Foundation®, our…

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Why Telehealth Services Are Important During Quarantine in California

The COVID-19 pandemic has created insurmountable challenges around the world. For those seeking addiction treatment, the burden can be even greater due to quarantine restrictions. In the United States, more than 20 million adults suffer from substance use disorder, with those figures rising as quarantine continues. With rehab facilities, treatment centers, outpatient services, support meetings,…

Resilience and the Pandemic

As discussed in earlier emails, the pandemic, as would be expected, has had a negative impact on mental health. The United States have seen increases in suicidal ideation, substance use, and domestic violence since the Coronavirus changed our lives. In a survey taken at the end of July 2020, 53% of respondents indicated that pandemic…

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How COVID Has Changed Residential Treatment in the San Francisco Bay Area

The current global health crisis has affected how residential and outpatient services treatment centers operate. If you or someone you care about is battling addiction, understanding how things have changed as we move forward in this pandemic will be helpful. Even with the delivery of safe, effective vaccines, residential treatment and outpatient services, whether in…

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Residential Detox Programs for Veterans and Active Duty Military near San Francisco

Withdrawing from alcohol or other drugs can be a difficult and dangerous process. The symptoms can range from mild headaches and nausea to seizures, hallucinations, and delusions. Withdrawal can be a particular problem for our nation’s veterans and active-duty military, who not only struggle with addiction at higher rates than the rest of the population…