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Imagine the Possibilities Gala

April 18, 2019

WCVB’s Katie Thompson, Rose Watson (Kelly J. Martin’s mother) and Chris Tuttle, president and CEO of Bridgewell, at Bridgewell’s 11th Annual Imagine the Possibilities Gala on March 15. Thanks to generous donors, Bridgewell raised more than $336,500 in funding for programming
and necessities for people in the agency’s care.

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Opinion: Let’s Promote Recovery

March 4, 2019

I’m in long term recovery. That means I haven’t used any drugs or alcohol since December 2000. Recovery for most, me included, is a lifetime pursuit, but don’t let that discourage you. Life is also a lifetime pursuit of constant navigation and growth. For those in recovery, it just means that the consequences of remaining stagnant and not working on the things that got us using in the first place could be fatal.

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Business Brief

March 3, 2019

Christopher Tuttle has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Bridgewell, a Peabody-based nonprofit that works with people with disabilities. Tuttle has been serving as interim president and chief executive officer of Bridgewell over the last few months. His appointment is effective immediately.

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Salem Hospital offers recovery coaches to overdose patients

February 26, 2019

North Shore Medical Center and Bridgewell recently began offering recovery coaches at the center’s Salem Hospital for patients who are being treated for drug overdoses. The launch of the service in Salem marks an extension of a program the hospital and Bridgewell, a nonprofit human service agency, have been offering to patients at NSMC’s Union Hospital since 2017.

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Deli takes pride in giving workers a chance

February 7, 2019

About a dozen people gathered outside Prides Deli & Pizzeria around 11 a.m. on Wednesday, and it wasn't the early lunch crowd. Employees and clients of the nonprofit organization Bridgewell surprised Prides Deli co-owner Victoria Baker with its fifth annual Champion Award.

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Subsidized Housing Latest Government Shutdown Casualty

January 22, 2019

As the partial federal government shutdown approaches one month, its impacting more and more people including landlords who could lose their housing subsidies because there's no one at the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renew their contracts.

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