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DUAL DIAGNOSIS

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MENTAL HEALTH

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CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY

Many individuals suffering from addiction also struggle with some form of co-occurring mental/emotional disorder. Left untreated, co-occurring disorders negatively influence each other and its important that both be addressed.



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Mental health disorders can disrupt school performance and success, harm relationships, and even lead to suicide. Approximately one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder and one in four shows some mild symptoms of depression. Less than one half of adolescents who need mental health care receive treatment.

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Mental health disorders can disrupt school performance and success, harm relationships, and even lead to suicide. Approximately one in five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder and one in four shows some mild symptoms of depression. Less than one half of adolescents who need mental health care receive treatment.

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WELCOME! to The BRIDGE

What is the ideal environment of recovery?

Here at The BRIDGE, we believe that recovery should take place close to home, where adolescents can learn to make the right decisions in
their natural surroundings. Located in the heart of Orange County, The BRIDGE offers quality treatment services for adolescents
struggling with chemical dependency. Together with experienced professionals, The BRIDGE will be here step by step
alongside your family and adolescent working towards a healthier and successful lifestyle.

From the time Bridge Teen Recovery, LLC opened its doors, it has been serving the community with
Mental Health, Dual Diagnosis, and Substance Abuse Treatment for adolescents and their families.

It is our philosophy that recovery is an ongoing process. The BRIDGE is the first step in this process. Our
commitment to our clients extends past the completion of The BRIDGE program with the elements of the
transitional phase completion.

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CALL US TODAY! (949) 716-4623

Look for signs that may need care…

Some behavioral, psychological and physical signs of substance abuse:

  • Sudden drop in grades
  • Loss of interest in family activities
  • Changes friends, not introducing parents to new friends
  • Verbally or physically abusive
  • Not doing homework
  • Unexplainable mood swings and behavior negative, argumentative, paranoid or confused, destructive, anxious
  • Over-reacts to criticism acts rebellious, unhappy and/or depressed
  • Cheats, steals
  • Defiant of authority
  • Truancy
  • Loss of interest in learning
  • Not telling parents where they are going
  • Disappearance of valuable items or money
  • Not coming home on time
  • Constant excuses for behavior
  • Lies about activities
  • Unusual sleeping habits
  • Physical appearance changes, sloppiness in appearance, unusual style changes
  • Hostile outbursts
  • Sudden increase or decrease in appetite
  • Spending a lot of time in their rooms
  • Finding the following: cigarette rolling papers, pipes, roach clips, small glass vials, plastic baggies, remnants of drugs (seeds, aluminum foil, etc.)
  • Bloodshot eyes or pupils which are larger or smaller than usual
  • Changes in appetite or sleep patterns. Sudden weight loss or weight gain
  • Deterioration of physical appearance and personal grooming habits
  • Unusual smells on breath, body, or clothing
  • Tremors, slurred speech, or impaired coordination

 

Some behavioral, psychological and physical signs of substance abuse:
• Sudden drop in grades
• Loss of interest in family activities
• Changes friends, not introducing parents to new friends
• Verbally or physically abusive
• Not doing homework
• Unexplainable mood swings and behavior negative, argumentative, paranoid or confused, destructive, anxious
• Over-reacts to criticism acts rebellious, unhappy and/or depressed
• Cheats, steals
• Defiant of authority
• Truancy
• Loss of interest in learning
• Not telling parents where they are going
• Disappearance of valuable items or money
• Not coming home on time
• Constant excuses for behavior
• Lies about activities
• Unusual sleeping habits
• Physical appearance changes, sloppiness in appearance, unusual style changes
• Hostile outbursts
• Sudden increase or decrease in appetite
• spending a lot of time in their rooms
• Finding the following: cigarette rolling papers, pipes, roach clips, small glass vials, plastic baggies, remnants of drugs (seeds, aluminum foil, etc.)
• Bloodshot eyes or pupils which are larger or smaller than usual.
• Changes in appetite or sleep patterns. Sudden weight loss or weight gain.
• Deterioration of physical appearance and personal grooming habits.
• Unusual smells on breath, body, or clothing.
• Tremors, slurred speech, or impaired coordination.

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Resolving to be a Better Community Member: Happy New Year From Your Local Orange County Rehab for Teens

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bridgerecovery - January 1, 2014 - Health Resources

With the New Year upon us, we all sit back and reflect on our year.  What has changed, how productive we have been, and what we would like to change in the upcoming year.  Many people would like to resolve to be a better friend, family member and community member, but sometimes addictions can prevent […]

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EARTH DAY 2013 on 420!!

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bridgerecovery - April 22, 2013 - AA Resources, Events & Activities, News & Articles of Interest

Discovery in Recovery and Sober Earth Day 2013 A fun-filled day was had by all who participated in the Sober Earth Day 2013 on April 20 at Aliso Creek Beach sponsored by Center For Discovery and their Discovery in Recovery program. Thank you to everyone who made this event possible.      

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