Transforming addiction treatment

CA Bridge saves lives by making it possible for people who use drugs to get treatment at any hospital—whenever and wherever they need it.

Dr. Leslie Mukau, Medical Director for the Emergency Department El Centro Regional Medical Center at a CA Bridge training.

Treat a Patient

While you’re on-shift/on-service.

Find Treatment

To help with your drug use.

New Funding For California Hospital Emergency Departments

The CalBridge Behavioral Health Navigator Program (Bridge Navigator Program) will make addiction and mental health treatment accessible at EDs statewide.

Transforming Relationships with Patients Who Use Drugs

Relationship building is essential to caring for patients with substance use disorder. Learn from the experts, people who use drugs, on how medical providers can cultivate trusting relationships.

Cost Savings for Emergency Department Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

Patient navigation for substance use disorder and co-occurring mental illness is a cost-effective intervention. A new study demonstrates the value of substance use navigation in the emergency department.


Back to Basics: Buprenorphine 101

8 Dec 2022, 9:00 am
Ensure your hospital’s medication for addiction treatment (MAT) program is up and running with this online training session. Providers will learn best practices for treating patients with buprenorphine in the emergency department.

Explore our collection of resources developed by an interdisciplinary team based on published evidence, best practices from the field and expert opinion.


Learn more about how the implementation of medication for addiction treatment (MAT) from the hospital setting can save tens of thousands of lives.