Substance Abuse Counseling Services Bridge Over Troubled Waters

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Contact Information

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Contact: Richard Brunson , Coordinator of Clinical & Support Services
Email Address: bridge@bridgeotw.org
Phone: 617-423-9575 xX212
Fax: 617-482-5459

47 West Street Boston, MA 02111
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Substance Abuse Counseling Services

Narrative

Services: Street Outreach/runaway, crisis counseling. Emergency housing for youth under 18, residential services. Prevention. Staff: 8 social workers, 14 counselors, 3 street workers. Beeper on-call service. Family is included in treatment of child. Criteria: runaway and homeless youth.

Bridge’s licensed counselors specialize in dealing with homelessness, substance abuse, sexual abuse, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, attachment disorder, and other disorders, including depression and anxiety. Youth who are interested in counseling must meet with an intake specialist before being assigned to a counselor. Counseling is free and confidential.

Service Types

  • Adult Day Health
  • Adult Education
  • Case Management
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Day Activity
  • Dentist
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Family Support
  • Food - Meals
  • Group Homes
  • Job Counseling
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Lifts
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient-Substance Abuse
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Mental Health

Populations Served

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Depression
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Abuse

Ages Served

  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: dph
  • Fees: Free Service, MassHealth
  • Licensed By: DPH,Office for Children