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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.

Turnbridge announces the addition of Melissa Westerman to our team

Turnbridge is pleased to announce the recent hire of Melissa Westerman who will join our team as Regional Director of Business Development. Melissa’s proven background developing client relations, growing brand awareness, and overall senior level of experience will help ensure Turnbridge continues to reach those individuals who would benefit from our unique continuum of integrated treatment services.   Melissa graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Anselm College.  She has worked in the Mental Health and Substance Use field since 1996. She began her career with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (NH) for 7 years in various capacities, including vocational counseling. She continued her counseling career as a care manager for WestBridge in Manchester, NH eventually moving into the role of Customer Relations Coordinator managing Admissions, Marketing and Customer Service marking ten years of service with WestBridge.   She has had several years of experience chairing fundraising walks, such as “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” of Greater Manchester and NAMI Walks New Hampshire. She was a NAMI- NH committee member and was Walk Day Co-Chair for the NAMI walk, “For the Mind of America”, from 2003 – 2005.   Her passion for customer service with assisting families, individuals and providers find clinically appropriate treatment and being cared for with dignity and respect has been the driving force in her career.