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Bridges Clubhouse provides Community Integration Services to our members

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Our Community Integration Service Interventions include the following groups:


 Discussions/Activities focus on social issues to raise community awareness and its impact on members. Discussions help to improve concentration and memory, increase level of and ability to focus, learn about and develop a sense of empathy, and encourage a safe environment in which members can share thoughts/opinions about issues while learning to respect others' perspectives. Other discussions involve conversations on effective coping strategies, symptom management, healthy and structured leisure activities, and progress towards goals. 

Program Initiation 

Life Skills Groups consist of the following groups: Home Care, Bridges 101, Kitchen, Computer, Health and Wellness, Media Arts, and Canteen. Each group is designed to teach independent living skills in a small group setting. 

Life Skills Groups 

Program Review

Staff facilitates discussions focusing on program day events in order to reinforce concepts and gauge understanding and retention while promoting essential skills such as concentration, memory-enhancement, and attention.  Conversations also cover concepts of effective coping strategies, symptom management, healthy and structured leisure activities, and progress towards goals. It is also an opportunity for announcements and discussions about upcoming program events/issues.


What you can expect from us


  • To clearly explain your illness. 

  • To inform you about the side effects and risks of any treatment we provide. 

  • To maintain confidentiality and privacy. 

  • To involve you in setting goals with your treatment team. 

  • To respect your right to decline treatment unless it is required by law. 

  • To respect your right to ask for a change in treatment if you feel it is needed. 

  • To provide knowledgeable staff and culturally sensitive service which prohibit physical, psychological, sexual, and financial abuse. 

  • To inform you of the costs of treatment. 

  • To provide a safe way for you to voice concerns you may have about your treatment without fear of consequence. 

  • To treat you with dignity, respect, and courtesy. 

  • To accept responsibility for your recovery and live a healthy lifestyle. 

  • To take an active role in your treatment plan that you help to decide by asking questions and learning as much as possible about your illness. 

  • To inform your treatment team if you have another medical or health problem, or if you feel sick, including all side effects to medications. 

  • To inform your treatment team of all medications and prescriptions you have from other doctors, especially when medications are changed. 

  • To not compare your treatment program with others who may have a similar situation. Your treatment is unique and has been designed just for YOU. 

Tips for a sucessful recovery

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