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Turnbridge operates leading mental health and substance abuse treatment programs throughout Connecticut. This blog is a resource for people seeking addiction and mental health recovery information and inspiration, and the latest Turnbridge news and events.


Dear Friends, Inspiration: Be the last to judge and the first to congratulate. Be the change you want to see in others. Be the heart for the heartless and soul for the soulless. Follow your moral compass. Quick research shows there are an estimated 50 trillion cells in the human body at any given time, […]


People often ask me, “What does it take to be sober? Isn’t it hard – especially with young men so resistant to change?” My typical response: “It requires changing everything, and yes, it’s tremendously difficult!” At Turnbridge, we approach the process of change from the ground up – eat three meals per day, wake up […]


Dear Friends, I hope you all are ready to kick start summer – pull the beach chairs down from the top of the garage, dust off the boogie boards, and put on your favorite bathing suits. June has arrived, and at Turnbridge we plan on really diving head first into summer. May was an exciting […]

FROM THE PRESIDENT: Building A Welcoming Place

Renovation of the new Turnbridge Phase I residence is well underway. New offices are being built, furniture is being purchased and delivered, and the countdown to opening day has begun. While considering the style of décor in the new residence, I asked myself “In what environment would I feel most comfortable living, relaxing, and recovering?” […]


I wanted to take this opportunity to share the overflowing amount of gratitude I have for each of you. This past month, Turnbridge finalized arrangements to move into a new Phase I home. Over the last several weeks, I have personally received countless emails and messages from many of you. I have done my best […]

FROM THE PRESIDENT: Learning from the Storm

This month, from the President’s Desk, we are reporting in post Blizzard Nemo! All is well here in New Haven. After a whopping 34 inches of snow in 24 hours, the streets are clear and spring is around the corner. However, every challenging experience encountered is an opportunity to learn – and Nemo did not […]