The Bridge is the leading provider of substance use services in the Interior Health region. Our services include withdrawal management services for adults 19+ and youth 18 and under, a six-week live-in treatment program, a six-month supported recovery housing service, Naloxone training sessions, and outreach overdose support in the community.

 

Adult Withdrawal Management

A medically supervised, secure residence for up to 15 adults seeking safe withdrawal from alcohol or drugs. Length of stay is typically 7 to 10 nights, depending on the substance the individual is withdrawing from. Offers daily acces to an on-site physician and 24-hour nursing care in a respectful, non-judgmental environment. Self-referrals are accepted.

 

Supported Recovery

Transition housing program for adults seeking support for recovery from substance misuse. Provides 4, fully furnished 2-bedroom suites in a completely abstinent assisted-living facility. The program enhances independence with personalized like skills training, support and transition planning to promote wellness.

 
 
 

Youth Recovery House 

A live in program for young people ages 12-18 who are experiencing problematic substance use. It is well-suited for youth with complex mental health and addiction needs, and for whom other less intensive community-based approaches have not been effective. 

 

Outreach Overdose Prevention

Supports individuals to access health and harm reduction services in partnership with the Interior Health delivered Supervised Consumption Service. Marginalized and vulnerable individuals are directly engaged at the street level and are provided with health information, social supports and harm reduction supplies.

 
 
 
 

Bridgeway

A highly structured, intensive 6-week program for an alternating group of 20 adult men or women seeking substance use treatment. Treatment is offered in a safe, live-in environment.  Best suited for individuals with more complex and/or chronic use for whom other community-based treatment approaches have not been effective.

 

Naloxone Training

The Bridge offers free training on how to administer Naloxone as a response to the provincial overdose crisis and public health emergency. The training takes approximately one hour and is led by our award-winning nursing staff.