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September 16, 2020

Mental Health Signals for Kids

These resources are general reference guides for parents or guardians to read through and assess if therapy for their child may be needed. To be connected […]
September 15, 2020

Virginia’s Story

Abby is a 16-year-old female who was referred to the Bridge Crisis team by her high school counselor following a report of suicidal ideations.
September 8, 2020

Abby’s Story

Abby is a 16-year-old female who was referred to the Bridge Crisis team by her high school counselor following a report of suicidal ideations.
August 25, 2020

Natalie’s Story

Natalie’s Story Content warning: Anxiety Natalie is a ten-year-old who was referred to The Bridge by her school social worker. Natalie is a very good student […]
August 4, 2020

Michael’s Story

Michael’s Story Content warning: Anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation Michael is a nine-year-old boy who was experiencing significant levels of anxiety and stress surrounding school, family, and […]
July 30, 2020

Chris’ Story

Chris’ Story Content warning: Teen vape use The Bridge Youth & Family Services has been involved with the Palatine Peer Jury program for numerous years. This […]
July 6, 2020

Alexa: Young Professionals Board Chair

The Bridge is fortunate to have invested volunteers in many capacities at our agency. Alexa came to The Bridge and brought fresh new views and ideas […]
June 25, 2020

Nuevo Protocolo COVID-19

Esta información es para describir qué va a ocurrir cuando regrese a nuestra oficina. Nuestra prioridad es promover la salud y la seguridad de todos. Lo […]
June 22, 2020

New COVID-19 Pro­to­col

Since March, our administrative office has been closed to nonessential personnel. However, we will begin to allow clients back into the office to obtain mental health […]
June 18, 2020

Nora’s Story

Nora’s Story Content warning: Gender identity, sexual orientation, depression, anxiety, suicide Nora is 15-years-old and of Hispanic descent; she has always felt different and has dealt […]
June 10, 2020

Eddie’s Story

Eddie’s Story “There’s a lot of people dying!” expressed Eddie, a 5-year-old client, during a therapy session while talking about the coronavirus health emergency and what […]
June 4, 2020

A Volunteer’s Story

After donating 40 hours of time in service to The Bridge, we asked one of our amazing volunteers to tell us why they wanted to volunteer […]
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