The Eight Dimensions of Wellness.

  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has identified, what they call, eight dimensions of wellness.  The thought is that, if individuals focus on these eight dimensions, they can optimize their health. Every aspect of wellness can affect a person’s life so it is important to focus on all eight of them.…

Woman looking out window during mental illness awareness week.

Telehealth Services for Mental Illness Awareness Week

For individuals affected by mental health issues and their families, Mental Illness Awareness Week can be an important time of the year. Mental Illness Awareness Week highlights the importance for individuals to have access to safe, reliable treatment. At New Bridge Foundation, we suggest you observe Mental Illness Awareness Week by learning about the importance…

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…