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January 16, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Launch Therapeutic Thursday
The Therapeutic Thursday series has begun! Our partnership with KATV Good Morning Arkansas aired today. The segments will feature timely topics pertaining to mental health and substance use treatment and recovery. Our first segment featured Brooks Higginbotham, LCSW, therapist for our substance use disorder program. Brooks discussed the treatment of substance use disorders through a continuum of care provided by The BridgeWay.

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February 13, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: EMDR
The second segment with KATV Good Morning Arkansas aired today. The segments feature timely topics pertaining to mental health and substance use disorder treatment and recovery. This week Justin Sanders discussed the benefits of EMDR.

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March 12, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: Care for Seniors
The third segment with KATV Good Morning Arkansas aired today. The segments feature timely topics pertaining to mental health and substance use treatment and recovery.This week Dr. Jane Kang discussed how to care for seniors.

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April 16, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: What Those in Recovery Need During a Pandemic
The fourth segment with KATV Good Morning Arkansas aired today. The segments feature timely topics pertaining to mental health and substance use treatment and recovery. Brooks Higginbotham, therapist for our substance use disorder program discussed what those in recovery need during a pandemic.

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May 1, 2020
The BridgeWay Launches Telehealth Services for Intensive Outpatient Program and Partial Hospitalization Program: Technology Platform Enables Patients to Receive Treatment Remotely

The BridgeWay has launched its new Telehealth service, enabling virtual visits for patients to participate remotely in their Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). Telehealth allows patients to receive high-quality assessments and care from a clinician, from the comfort of their home. Telehealth utilizes a user-friendly, HIPAA-compliant video platform that fosters connectivity and supports patient and clinician interaction, including assessment, advice, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote admissions. Accessible using a phone, tablet, or computer, Telehealth connects patients and clinicians over electronic means, with a video just as they would in-person.

The BridgeWay’s programs are comprehensive treatment programs that are designed to assist patients in developing a plan for physical, mental, and spiritual recovery. Our multidisciplinary teams take a collaborative approach to help ensure that each patient receives the individualized treatment they need.

The IOP provides treatment for people struggling with mental health and substance use disorders. Patients participate in group therapy for three hours a day, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The PHP program is designed for patients who need more intensive therapy and is offered Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For information about scheduling appointments, or to make a referral, please contact our Assessment and Referral Department at 1-800-245-0011 or visit our website at www.TheBridgeWay.

Founded in 1983, The BridgeWay Hospital, located in Central Arkansas, is the only psychiatric hospital in Arkansas with distinct programs for seniors 55 and older, adults 18 and older, adolescents, ages 13-17, and children, ages 4-12. We offer a continuum of services designed to help people who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives.

May 10, 2020
Little Rock Family Spotlight on Wellness of Mothers

In support of May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, Little Rock Family published a special article on the wellness of mothers. Natalie Bland, LCSW, Mobile Assessment Coordinator, contributed to this article.

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May 18, 2020
Arkansas Business Journal and How to Support those with Mental Health Issues

In support of May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, the Arkansas Business Journal published an article written by Bruce Trimble, Director of Business Development, on how to support those with mental health issues.

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May 21, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: Can Your Relationship Survive Lockdown?

The fifth segment with KATV Good Morning Arkansas aired today. The segments feature timely topics pertaining to mental health and substance use treatment and recovery. This week Brooks Higginbotham, Director of Clinical Services discussed how your relationship can survive a lock-down.

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June 2, 2020
The BridgeWay Launches Tele-assessments to serve Patients, Adhere to Social Distancing and Ensure the Delivery of the Continuum of Care: Platform Enables Patients to be Assessed Remotely

The BridgeWay has launched its new Tele-assessment service, enabling virtual evaluations of patients to determine the required level of care. Tele-assessments allow patients to be interviewed online by an Intake Clinician, and are based on Telehealth, a user-friendly, HIPAA-compliant video platform that fosters connectivity and supports patient and clinician interaction.

The BridgeWay is performing Tele-assessments in a confidential and private setting. If required, an appropriate referral to behavioral healthcare close to the patient will be offered. Additional benefits include accessibility without the need to travel to the facility; reduced wait times for appointments; and continuity of care/treatment in an uninterrupted manner.

For information about scheduling a Tele-assessment, or to make a referral, please contact our Assessment and Referral Department at 800-245-0011 or visit our www.TheBridgeWay.com.

Founded in 1983, The BridgeWay Hospital, located in Central Arkansas, is the only psychiatric hospital in Arkansas with distinct programs for seniors 55 and older, adults 18 and older, adolescents, ages 13-17, and children, ages 4-12. We offer a continuum of services designed to help people who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives.

June 2, 2020
AY Magazine Selects Brooks Higginbotham as a Man of Distinction

The readers of AY Magazine have selected Brooks Higginbotham, LCSW, Director of Clinical Services, for the honor of 2020 Men of Distinction. Brooks is a graduate of UALR and a licensed clinical social worker with over seven years of experience in treating substance use disorder among adults.

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June 5, 2020
Savvy on Working with Parents with a Substance Use Issue

Savvy magazine published an article on Working with Parents with a Substance Use Issue. Brooks Higginbotham, Director of Clinical Services, contributed to this article

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June 11, 2020
Arkansas Money and Politics Select The BridgeWay as Most Admired Mental Health Provider

The readers of Arkansas Money and Politics have selected The BridgeWay as most admired mental health provider.

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July 1, 2020
July Issue of Savvy Kids: How to talk with your kids about race.

Read what Greg Young, Licensed Clinical Social Worker for our adolescent residential program, had so say about how to talk with your kids about race in the July issue of Savvy Kids.

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July 23, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: What are the most important aspects of recovery?

Learn more from today’s KATV Therapeutic Thursday segment with Brooks Higginbotham, Director of Clinical Services.

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July 27, 2020
Arkansas Business Journal

How can Employee Assistance Programs help employees and their families during turbulent times?

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August 11, 2020
Impact of COVID-19 Upon Mental Health

New Poll: 68% of Americans View COVID-19 as a Severe or Extreme Crisis;
Survey Results Cite Leading Sources of Induced Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Survey set out to gain insight into Americans’ level of stress, anxiety and depression since the COVID-19 outbreak, the resources they are using or willing to use to manage these negative feelings, and their outlook for the future.

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August 13, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: Sober Strategies for Summer

With get-togethers, vacations and stay-cations, summer can be especially challenging for those in recovery. Brooks Higginbotham, Director of Clinical Services, provides some strategies for living sober in the summer.

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August 18, 2020
The BridgeWay Expands Continuum of Care for Substance Use Disorders with Acute Rehab

The BridgeWay announced the expansion of its continuum of care for substance use disorders with the opening of an acute rehabilitation program for adults. Led by John Schay, M.D., and a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Addictionologist, the Substance Use Disorder Rehabilitation Program is
for adults at risk of relapse.

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August 27, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: Are People Reluctant to Admit to Mental Health Issues due to the Pandemic?

Based on recent research, people report that COVID-19 has had an impact on their mental health. Brooks Higginbotham, LSCW, Director of Clinical Services, addressed the question of whether people are reluctant to admit they are suffering emotionally during this time.

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August 27, 2020
AY Magazine  |  The BridgeWay Awarded First Place for Mental Health Facility by Readers of AY Magazine

To honor the best-of-the-best in Arkansas, AY conducted the 2020 AY Best Of survey. Through this survey, our readers could tell us their favorites, and we would honor them in a special ceremony.
With the help of late-night television host James Corden, AY unveiled the winners of 2020 Best Of survey on Thursday, Aug. 27 in its first-ever virtual ceremony. The BridgeWay was awarded First Place for Mental Health Facility.

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September 3, 2020
The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday:

The BridgeWay and KATV Continue Therapeutic Thursday: Brooks Higginbotham, Director of Clinical Services, discussed the value of acute rehabilitation for adults at risk of relapse from substance use disorders.

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September 8, 2020
Arkansas Business Journal: Resources for September, which is Suicide Awareness Month

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September 14, 2020
Arkansas Business Journal: A Message to our Community from our CEO, Sherrie James

September marks Suicide Prevention Month. Just as we are protecting our physical health right now, we must also take care of our mental health as we navigate this pandemic. #BeThere

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September 15, 2020
September marks Suicide Prevention Month

September marks Suicide Prevention Month. Just as we are protecting our physical health right now, we must also take care of our mental health as we navigate this pandemic.

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