The Bridge Blog

November 20, 2020

Thanks to Our Mentor: Pete

Through The Bridge Youth Advocacy program, Pete has been a mentor to two brothers–Charlie and Theo–for several years. Below, Charlie and Theo share (in their own […]
November 9, 2020

Eric’s Story

Eric’s Story The Bridge Youth & Family Services’ crisis intervention team is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are community partners […]
October 8, 2020

Kaylee’s Story

Kaylee’s Story Content warning: Divorce When clients come to The Bridge, our teams work together to provide the best all-around care. One such client was Kaylee, […]
October 6, 2020

A Mentor’s Story

One of the most important aspects of being a mentor in The Bridge’s Youth Advocacy Program is being there for the mentees, whether it be celebrating joyous moments or helping them through tough times. The onset […]
September 30, 2020

Meet Jim: The New Chair of Our Board of Directors

Meet Jim Esposito, our new FY21 Chair of the Board of Directors.   Meet Jim Esposito, our new FY21 Chair of the Board of Directors.   Jim is the Credit […]
September 29, 2020

Jack’s Story

Jack’s Story Content warning: Mental health care for children under 10 When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our Bridge therapists had to quickly alter how they operated […]
September 29, 2020

Tomás’ Story

Tomás’ Story Content warning: Deportation, LGBTQ identity, suicidal thoughts, lack of family support Meet Tómas. An 18-year-old high school senior who was dealing with a large […]
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

Virginia’s Story Content warning: Suicidal ideation  Virginia is a 15-year-old girl who was brought to The Bridge by her mother. Prior to coming to The Bridge […]
September 8, 2020

Abby’s Story

Abby’s Story Content warning: Suicidal ideation  Abby is a 16-year-old female who was referred to the Bridge Crisis team by her high school counselor following a […]
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 […]