Turnbridge is a leading substance use and mental health disorder treatment program in New Haven, Connecticut. This blog is a resource for people seeking addiction and recovery information and inspiration, and the latest Turnbridge news and events.
I wanted to take this opportunity to share the overflowing amount of gratitude I have for each of you. This past month, Turnbridge finalized arrangements to move into a new Phase I home. Over the last several weeks, I have personally received countless emails and messages from many of you....Read more about FROM THE PRESIDENT: Gratitude »
Mary’s son, Hunter, came to Turnbridge in August 2010 after successfully completing primary treatment at Mountainside Treatment Center. During Hunter’s sophomore year at Texas Christian University, his personality began to show signs of change and his family began to suspect that he wasn’t being entirely honest with them....Read more about MARY - Developing a Sober Network »
“Andrew went above and beyond his normal duties during last month’s Blizzard Nemo. He put his personal needs aside, and worked hard to clear snow and coordinate the moving of vehicles for the Phase III Morris Cove facility as well as other Turnbridge properties....Read more about ANDREW - An Unsung Hero »
“James has been a member of the Phase II support staﬀ for almost a year. Every day he does the best that he possibly can do and he always gives 110%. During Blizzard Nemo, James braved the elements and walked over a mile through knee-deep snow to get to work. He’s dedicated to his job, and handles the responsibility in a serious manner....Read more about JAMES - An Unsung Hero »
“T.J. is a recent addition to the Phase I staﬀ since transferring from Phase II about a month ago. His experience and work ethic have been fantastic, and his transition into the Phase I team has been seamless. T.J. took on a leadership role during “Blizzard Nemo” when several supervisors were unable to make it in due to the weather....Read more about T.J. - An Unsung Hero »
Jared C. found his way to Turnbridge after years of struggling to fight his addiction, and after several failed attempts to stay sober he became a resident at Turnbridge in New Haven in October of 2010. After eleven months of consistent hard work, Jared reached a milestone in his recovery eﬀorts, and he graduated from the program in September of 2011....Read more about JARED C - "Turning Point Helped Me Get My Life Together" »
Tyler J is currently a Phase III resident at Turnbridge, and resides in our Phase III Wooster Square facility - former home of the Italian Consulate (pictured right) : He spent several years struggling with his addiction, and after stints in two primary rehab centers, he came to New Haven to become a...Read more about TYLER J - Learning from Mistakes »
On Thursday, February 14, Turnbridge’s Phase I residents took part in one of their weekly recreational activities: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) at Team Strength Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Milford Conn. Here, the residents enjoyed a cardio and physical workout with an experienced black belt instructor, in a way that helped to alleviate stress and boost the moods of everyone involved....Read more about Sober Living with a Kick »
This month, from the President’s Desk, we are reporting in post Blizzard Nemo! All is well here in New Haven. After a whopping 34 inches of snow in 24 hours, the streets are clear and spring is around the corner. However, every challenging experience encountered is an opportunity to learn – and Nemo did not disappoint!
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