Founded in 1974, The Bridge provides substance abuse treatment and behavioral rehabilitation programs for adolescents. It currently operates more than 10 programs that provide residential and outpatient treatment for substance abuse; residential behavioral rehabilitation; and residential treatment for clients with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness disorders. Its About-Face program is a highly structured therapeutic growth program for female teenagers. The organization s programs also include REACH, a 30-plus-bed residential substance abuse treatment program for males that offers individual, group and family counseling services. Its programs are licensed and certified by the Alabama Department of Youth Services and the Alabama Department of Mental Health Division of Substance Abuse Services. The Bridge is located in Gadsden, Ala.