The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The Southboro program is a high-intensity residential program that is a comprehensively staffed and supervised apartment-style residence serving men and women with chronic mental health challenges and a history of substance abuse, who have had difficulty adjusting to community living. The program goal is to assist adults in managing their illness, developing independent living skills, and managing their sobriety. The Department of Mental Health refers individuals to the program. The Southboro program uses the Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment treatment models.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides some tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program. Candidates must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift. The awake overnight staff are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Overnight staff complete basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and may administer medications. Overnight staff must be able to respond to any issues that may arise.