Emergency; Later Suicide

On May 7, 2020, the National Institute of Health issued a press release highlighting the findings of a new data analysis, which they had funded, and which had been published in the American Jour-nal of Preventative Medicine. The striking discovery found that patients who visited the emergency department for an opioid overdose are 100 times…

Jump in Suspected Overdoses

The Washington Post has reported that suspected overdoses ,not all of them fatal, nationally jumped 18% in March 2020, 29% in April 2020, and 42% in May 2020. These numbers were collected from data gathered from ambulance teams, hospitals, and police. The theory is that the culprit behind the spikes is the Coronavirus pandemic. The…

individual vs group therapy

Individual Vs Group Therapy: Pros and Cons of Each

There are two basic types of therapy, individual therapy, and group therapy. Both can be useful addiction counseling services. When considering individual vs group therapy, it’s important to know that both have advantages. At New Bridge Foundation, we see the inherent value of both of these services and ensure that individuals will have access to…

a couple at mindfulness based relapse prevention

Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention Techniques

Effective treatment at a successful rehab facility tends to stem from a schedule of various therapies, programs, and services. Clients participate in a full schedule, which keeps them focused on their recovery. However, once they leave the facility, maintaining the same level of focus can be difficult. In order to keep achieving the progress made…

types of co-occurring disorders

Types of Co-Occurring Disorders

When an individual struggles with substance addiction, they frequently also have a mental health disorder. It is not uncommon for addiction to develop alongside another condition. When addiction and mental health disorders appear together, they are called co-occurring disorders. There are several types of co-occurring disorders, and it is important to find a qualified dual…