CEO Jon Royle on Addicitions to Painkillers

…At the Bridge Project, based in Bradford, staff had experienced success in running a benzodiazepine withdrawal service for the past seven years, targeting patients in primary health care and GP practices.‘Doing that kind of work in primary care, we were also coming across a great deal of patients addicted to prescribed painkillers as well,’ says Royle. As with the benzos, ‘these patients are never going to roll up at an addiction treatment service on the high street – but that doesn’t mean that there’s not tens of thousands of them out there, people who’d say “I’ve never been near an illegal drug in my life”…

Read the full article in Drink and Drug News here.

Bridge Acquires New Recovery Facility in Leeds

We are delighted to announce that The Bridge Project has been chosen to take over the support and development of The Space for people who have experienced drug/alcohol addiction and/or mental ill health.

Bridge CEO, Jon Royle, writes:

“Bridge is delighted and honoured to be chosen by the Multiple Choice Trustees, Staff and Space Recovery Community as the preferred organisation to take forward the legacy of the Charity.



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