Client Stories

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, […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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