Veteran learning Why Residential Addiction Treatment Services Are Beneficial to Veterans in Northern California

Why Residential Addiction Treatment Services Are Beneficial to Veterans in Northern California

When men and women volunteer to join the military, they take an oath to protect our country with their lives. These courageous military members live by the values of duty, honor, and country. It is our duty, then, to protect these veterans once they have completed their service and returned home.  After these heroes have…

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment for Veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area

Throughout our country’s history, individuals have answered the call to protect the American way of life by enlisting in one of the branches of the military. These men and women who have chosen to defend our country deserve to be taken care of when they return to civilian life. Unfortunately, there are many veterans, especially…

woman struggles with addiction and considers bay area telehealth services

Bay-Area Telehealth Services for Substance Abuse

For individuals who need treatment for substance abuse in California but who do not have the time or resources to commit to a residential treatment program, New Bridge Foundation® is proud to offer telehealth services. Taking part in substance abuse treatment remotely allows our clients to get the same quality of care that they would…

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Veterans and Addiction During Thanksgiving

Veterans have a higher risk of abusing substances than members of the general population. Sadly, this risk is exacerbated during holidays like Thanksgiving, which involves the heightened tensions of family visits and a high likelihood of the presence of alcohol. While it is true that relapse can become more likely during the Thanksgiving holiday, help…


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.…

man struggles with alcohol addiction and considers virtual outpatient treatment

Bay-Area Virtual Outpatient Treatment for Alcohol

Virtual outpatient care is an effective and affordable form of treatment for alcohol addiction that allows individuals to receive top-quality care remotely. The virtual outpatient treatment program at New Bridge Foundation® gives clients access to the care they need while allowing them to recover without entering a residential treatment program. If you or someone you…

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How Heroin Affects the Brain of Veterans

There are many approaches to treating veterans who suffer from heroin addiction. When treating veterans who are struggling with an opioid addiction, we find that one of the most crucial approaches is education. At New Bridge Foundation®, we believe that helping veterans understand the effects of heroin on the brain and body can help to…


How Does an Online IOP Work?

It is damaging to assume that when a tragedy like a global health crisis occurs, less newsworthy problems disappear. Individuals struggling with mental health issues, physical disabilities, non-COVID-related health conditions, and substance use still endure these conditions in this time of quarantine and lockdown. In fact, if anything, problems like addiction are exacerbated by the…

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…