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Strengthening Connections During Mental Health Awareness Month

Monday, May 3, 2021

When coping with behavioral health challenges, individuals in our programs and their families must remain connected to support services. Whether through community housing, day programs, or employment services, Bridgewell is that connection—a connection that empowers individuals to live safe, self-directed, and productive lives.  A year ago, that connectivity was under threat of being disconnected. The pandemic forced Bridgewell to close day programs and employment support programs....

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Staying Connected through the Pandemic: Michelle’s Testimonial

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Over the last year, the world has changed dramatically and has impacted so many aspects of our lives. For those with disabilities and their families, the disruption has hit them hard. Access to services is so critical to the health and wellness of these individuals that there was no option to shut down. As a result, many of our Bridgewell...

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START Crisis Clinical Support Services Program addresses mental health needs year-round

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The month of May is dedicated to raising mental health awareness, but more work needs to be done to ensure that people who are struggling get the help they need year-round. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has taken an increased toll on mental health. Necessary confinement protocols have led to increased stress levels and anxiety, triggering deeper mental health issues...

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Music Therapy

Thursday, December 26, 2019

On November 15th, Maple Street Day Habilitation program hosted a Universal Music Therapy Experience in collaboration with Roman Music Therapy. This event is the final performance of the eight week therapy session and includes singing solos, song writing, open mic/karaoke, a drum circle and a community sing. Everyone enjoyed the weekly music therapy sessions which help develop self expression and...

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Jackie Om Yoga Supports Bridgewell/Project COPE at Soul City Yoga

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Recovery Movement 1st and 3rd Saturday Monthly 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm Soul City Yoga 271 Western Avenue, Suite 212, Lynn, MA 01904 Pre-register here, but drop-ins welcome. No yoga experience needed! Offered by Jackie Om Yoga and hosted by Soul City Yoga of Lynn, this gentle yoga practice will focus on healing, meditation and love.  This is a donation-based practice and a...

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Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)

Monday, December 13, 2010

Every Wednesday morning a black Labrador Retriever named Tucker volunteers at Bridgewell’s Lowell Adult Day Treatment (LADT) program with his owner.  LADT is a psychiatric day treatment program serving individuals with persistent mental illness.  People who attend the program receive support in symptom management, skills training, socialization and help achieving their educational, occupational, and recovery goals. Tucker comes from the...

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