News and Resources

WestBridge Blog: From the Newsletter

Ask the Doc: Mindfulness

The Mindful Recovery process unleashes a natural blooming of internal motivation to improve personal health, maintain sobriety, and develop social responsibility. Mindful Recovery is a voluntarily-maintained process characterized by the intention to refrain from harming oneself and others, and a …

Ask the Doc: Nutrition

Healthy nutrition and regular exercise are the best way to control weight in the general population, and also in people with dual diagnosis, who are at increased risk of becoming overweight and developing heart disease early. What are healthy principles …

Ask the Doc: Opioids

While opioids have relieved pain for millennia, people can become addicted. Doctors grew wary and laws restricted their prescription which unfortunately left many in needless distress. Pharmaceutical companies leapt into this complex clinical dilemma offering a simplistic and wrong solution: …

Ask the Doc: FASD

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders is an umbrella encompassing fetal alcohol effects, alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder, and alcohol-related birth defects. These occur to infants when mothers drink excessively in pregnancy and may include physical, mental, behavioral, and/or learning disabilities with possible lifelong …

Did You Know: Pharmageddon

Mary Woods, CEO of WestBridge and One Hour at a Time host talked with Barbara Krantz about the growing prescription drug abuse problem. Currently, more than 50 million Americans are prescription pill abusers, and every year 24,000 die of a …

WestBridge Meet & Greet WestBridge Meet & Greet

At WestBridge, we work with adult men and families from around the country and, in some cases, the world. One of the unique features of our model is our Meet & Greet service which allows us to deepen our assessment and begin building trust and engaging participants virtually in the pre-admission process.

The Meet and Greet can be provided in person at the family's request at a cost.