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.

Supplemental Funding

RFA: Bridge Navigator Program Supplemental Funding

CA Bridge announces the opportunity to strengthen the sustainability of the Bridge Navigator Program with supplemental funding for participating hospitals.

New Standard of Care for California Hospital Emergency Departments

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

Cost Savings for ED 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.

Training

Case Studies: Ethical and Medical Dilemmas

23 Feb 2023, 11:00 am

Navigator Training Focused Series

Ethical and medical dilemmas can be challenging in your navigator role. This session will review ethical and medical dilemmas cases for adults and youth.

Speakers: Bridge Mentors

Tools

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

Impact

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