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What you may not know about your kids and vaping FYI: Most vaping devices contain and release a number of potentially toxic substances including metals and volatile organic compounds, some of which have been linked to cell and DNA damage. Marijuana concentrates are increasingly being used in vaping devices. Many users prefer the vaping device…
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“Xylazine is making the deadliest drug threat our country has ever faced, fentanyl, even deadlier,” said Administrator Milgram. “DEA has seized xylazine and fentanyl mixtures in 48 of 50 States. The DEA Laboratory System is reporting that in 2022 approximately 23% of fentanyl powder and 7% of fentanyl pills seized by the DEA contained xylazine.”…
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It’s getting worse out there!

Just as we’ve seen it before with fentanyl the cartels are now using a new synthetic drug called “nitazine” to make their drugs more potent and cheaper to produce. Just as with fentanyl you’re playing russian roulette when you take anything produced with this in it. Having no idea how much or how potent it…
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Fentanyl is deadly

Fentanyl is responsible for almost half of overdoses in the United States Fentanyl is being found in counterfeit pills mimicking prescription Xanax, Oxycodone, Adderall and others. Fentanyl is 50-100x more potent than heroin and is responsible for almost half of overdoses in the U.S. Department of Justice Announces DEA Seizures of Historic Amounts of Deadly…
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Local Representatives

Here’s a list of your local representatives. Please write to them and let them know how important it is to continue to fund not-for-profit agencies like ours. Thank You, FOB Representative Senator Assembly NYS Senate Nassau County Legislators Governor Gillibrand Senate Schumer Senate County Executive

Public Health Information

Friends of Bridge, Inc. remains open as an essential service provider to serve our clients throughout the COVID-19 duration. During this time we have made several changes to protect both our employees and our clients. We frequently disinfect common areas, provide avenues for hand washing/sanitizing, monitoring everyone within the facility for signs and symptoms of…
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50th Anniversary Outing

50th Anniversary Celebration

Friends of Bridge, Inc. 50th Anniversary Mini Golf Tournament & Luncheon Cancelled due to COVID-19 May 30th 11AM for Mini Golf Tournament 2:30 PM Luncheon Begins May 31st Rain Date Please register for Mini Golf Tournament by Friday May 15th

Forms of payment

We accept Medicaid / Managed Medicaid / Primary Insurance Aetna Beacon Health Cigna Empire BC/BS Empire BC/BS HealthPlus Fidelis Care / NYS Catholic Health Plan HealthFirst PHSP, Inc. Optum / Optum Behavioral / United Healthcare (UHC) Value Options Network / GHI / NYS HIP / VSNY / NYS Empire / OSCAR Wellcare Inc. We also…
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Know the real risks of Marijuana use

“Approximately 1 in 10 people who use marijuana will become addicted. When they start before age 18, the rate of addiction rises to 1 in 6.” Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal substance in the U.S. and its use is growing. Marijuana use among all adult age groups, both sexes, and pregnant women is…
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