December 22, 2022

Maintaining Sobriety During the Holidays

Merry Christmas from Bridging the Gaps The holidays are a special time.  For most, it’s a time when we can look forward to that we can […]
September 28, 2022

Mental Disorders: An Underlying Problem to Substance Use

Article contributed by Rylee Kate Bexley Mental illness and substance use are an ongoing public health priority in the United States, as they can sometimes be […]
July 28, 2022

Levels of Addiction Treatment Care At Bridging The Gaps

Choosing the right place to go to rehab, whether in your own backyard, here in Virginia, or elsewhere, can be overwhelming. Bridging the Gaps (BTG) wants […]
July 27, 2020

Ever Say to Yourself, “I’ll Get Sober on Monday?”

It’s easy to say that you are ready to change, and so tempting to make your quit date tomorrow. Even better is to push your quit date until after the weekend – after the bender. You tell yourself you will use this one last time. And since it’s going to be the last time, then you should really get the most out of it. You promise yourself that this is it – the last time.
May 5, 2019

May is Mental Health Month

More than 43 million adults in America and one in 25 young people suffer from a mental health disorder every year. The challenges they face range […]
January 22, 2019

National Drug & Alcohol Fact Week- Supporting facts and shattering myths

It is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, and with that theme, we wanted to address a myth while bringing attention to the disparity of addiction. […]
March 5, 2018

Eating Disorders and the Dual Diagnosis as it Relates to Addiction

When many individuals come into treatment for substance abuse, it’s common for a secondary diagnosis (or dual diagnosis) to present after detox. For some individuals dual […]
February 27, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction | The link that research has found

Have you ever experienced the blues during the winter? At times the short, colder days can have a significant impact on our moods and daily lives. […]