Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a member?
You do not need to be a member to attend meetings, however for a $50.00 annual donation you can be a Friend of the Bridge. You will recieve a coffee cup with your first name and last initial printed on it.

Is The Bridge a treatment center?
No, we are not a treatment facility. The Bridge provides a safe environment for people looking for 12 step meetings in various types of addiction.

What are the requirements to attend?
The only requirement to attend is a desire to stop the behavior that is causing you to seek help.

Do I need an appointment?
You do not need an appointment to attend meetings. Check out our meeting schedule for the appropriate program you are seeking help for and simply show up at the time listed.

Is there a cost to attend?
There is no cost to attend meetings. Each group is self supporting and passes a basket for donations. You may contribute if you choose but you are not required to do so.

What is the money used for?
The group decides how the money is distributed. It usually gets divided between several supporting entities.

What if I don’t see the the program I’m looking for?
Leave a message on our contact us page and someone will respond and try to direct you to the appropriate facility.

How do I start a meeting?
All meetings must be based on the 12 steps of recovery. If you want to start a meeting contact the Bridge and someone will contact you to set up time to meet and determine if the meeting fits the criteria. A day and time will then be decided for the meeting.