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Bridge is establishing a culture of evidence-based medicine to treat substance use disorders through an accelerated training program for healthcare providers that supports, enhances, and increases access to 24/7 treatment in every community.

Program Site



California Bridge

The California Bridge Program will develop hospitals and emergency rooms into primary access points for the treatment of acute symptoms of substance use disorders. Motivation, resources, and encouragement for patients to enter and remain in treatment is the primary focus of the intensive program of training and technical assistance for acute care providers. California will advance evidence-based medicine for the treatment of substance use disorders in every community.