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“The help I have received from Bridge has made me want to help others”

Welcome

Bridge is a substance misuse programme based in Northampton but working throughout the county.

Primarily, Bridge is a mentoring programme that offers physical and other activities to its members either alongside or independent of a mentoring relationship.

About us

Our aim is to help Bridge members deal with their substance misuse by providing practical support in relation to social aspects which impact negatively on their lives.

We believe that people who have experienced substance misuse problems have a role to play in helping others.

How we help

Mentoring

For our mentoring programme, we recruit, train and supervise volunteers who have had drug or alcohol problems themselves, or close contact with people who have.

They act as mentors or support workers to clients with drug or alcohol problems.

Activities

As well as offering members the opportunity to engage with a mentor, we have developed, and constantly review, a programme of physical and other activities that are available to members.

We believe that physical and other activities can be a useful aid to recovery.

News

Tournament

On Thursday 26th May, Northampton Football in the Community held the annual Heads-Up mental health tournament at the Sixfields Stadium.     There were 9 teams that entered, and Bridge managed to field two teams. Each team played each other once, both Bridge teams had...

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Foraging

Bridge Members went foraging on the 24th of May.     A really good event and all members got a lot out of it today. We left Bridge in 3 cars with a lunch pack up. Travelled to Woodford Halse. We completed a 4 mile circular walk around the beautiful nearby village...

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Vacancies

EMPLOYMENT:  Bridge is currently looking to recruit a Part Time Recovery Worker in Corby. The successful candidate will have experience of working with or supporting people who have difficulties associated with the misuse of drugs or alcohol. Click here to view a...

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Volunteer of the Month

Kelly has been awarded Volunteer of the Month for April 2022. Kelly has been volunteering at Wellingborough Bridge for a few years now and has really progressed in that time. She facilitates the acupuncture sessions every week, helps with admin and supports the...

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