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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.

Scott Fuchs – Unsung Hero April 2015

As a former Turnbridge client, Scott brings valuable personal experience with him to work everyday. Scott, what does Turnbridge mean to you? “Turnbridge means a way of living. It’s not a job or a chore, it’s a lifestyle. Turnbridge means that I can get up each morning and face the day head on and feel […]

Tip Dougherty – Unsung Hero March 2015

Tip currently holds the position of Care Coordinator at Turnbridge, managing basic operations at the clinical facility. Tip has been involved with Turnbridge for over 5 years, initially arriving as a client back in 2009. It really is an honor receiving this award. This job helps to remind me of where I came from, and […]

John Palmer – Unsung Hero Feb 2015

John Palmer, Director of Operations, is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the Month of February. John’s own personal recovery experience, along with a strong desire to help young men achieve their goals, brought him to Turnbridge’s sober living program in 2009. His tenure began on a volunteer basis, facilitating groups for Phase I residents on 12-Step […]

January ’15 Unsung Hero – Matt Barba

Matt Barba  is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the month of January. “I feel honored to be singled out this month for this accolade. With that being said, this is not why I do what I do here at Turnbridge. My combined life experience as an active addict and my subsequent years in sobriety are my […]

Wade Miller – Unsung Hero

Wade Miller is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the month of September.  Wade has been serving with Turnbridge for over 18 months as an invaluable member of the Support Staff team.  As a Turnbridge drug rehab graduate with over 2.5 years of recovery, Wade is uniquely qualified to use his personal experience to aid in his […]

Chris Hrusa – Unsung Hero

Chris Hrusa is Turnbridge addiction treatment programs’s Unsung Hero for the month of August.  Chris is a member of the Support Staff for Phase II, and has held that position since November 2013.  Chris left a career as a sales manager, and now finds his work to be much more fulfilling.  As Support Staff, he […]

Grant G. – Unsung Hero

Grant G. is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the month of July.  Grant currently serves as Turnbridge’s Volunteer Coordinator, a position he has held for over a year since his transition from the Support Staff. As Volunteer Coordinator, Grant works to establish and maintain relationships with various non-profit agencies in the community.  He assists Phase II […]

CHRIS MYER – Unsung Hero

Chris Meyer is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for June. Since September, Chris has worked as a member of the Support Staff for Phase I, and he has found meaning in his newfound career. According to Chris, his main concern as Support Staff is maintaining the safety of Turnbridge’s residents. He works with the residents on a […]

JEFF PERRON – Unsung Hero

Jeff Perron is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the month of April. Jeff is the overnight support staff for Phase II of the program, and he has been in that position for the past six months. He works hard to ensure the safety and stability of the residence, and attributes success to great teamwork within the […]

GRANT YOUNG – Unsung Hero

  Grant Young is Turnbridge’s Unsung Hero for the month of February. Grant is a member of the Support Staff for Phase III, and has been for the past six months. As Support Staff, Grant is responsible for ensuring that residents are safe, sober, and continuing to develop a balanced schedule. His primary goal is […]