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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 https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative Senator https://www.nysenate.gov/registration/nojs/form/start/find-my-senator Assembly https://nyassembly.gov/mem/search/ NYS Senate https://www.nysenate.gov/find-my-senator Nassau County Legislators https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/504/Legislators Governor https://www.governor.ny.gov/content/governor-contact-form Gillibrand Senate https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/contact/email-me Schumer Senate https://www.schumer.senate.gov/contact/email-chuck County Executive https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/481/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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Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Abuse

Would you know what to look for if you suspected that someone in your family may have a problem with heroin? Nassau County is providing valuable information that can help you to better understand the challenges of a loved one with an addiction to heroin. What are some of the Signs and Symptoms of someone…
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