Bridges helps improve mental wellness


The Bridges Behavioral Health Clinic in Fort Stockton is a branch of
Permian Basin Community Centers (PBCC) and provides screening and help
for depressive disorders, PTSD, adult ADHD, anxiety based disorders
and more.
The small office is located at 1701 N. Valentine St. (tucked behind
the old Apache Theater) and accepts both appointments and walk-ins for
adults ages 18 and up.
Bridges's qualified health official, Mary Martha, works Monday through
Friday to assist with screenings and guiding patients through the
necessary steps of getting the proper help they need. Bridges works
hand-in-hand with MHMR and services both routine visits and crisis
Reaching more than just Fort Stockton residents, the Bridges
Behavioral Health Clinic covers a large geographic area that includes
Pecos, Brewster, Culberson, Ector, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Midland,
Pecos, and Presidio counties.
With a certified psychiatrist and counselor available, Bridges
provides private counseling sessions and medication management for
those who qualify.
“We worked collaboratively with the Pecos County Memorial Hospital to
get this place going in Fort Stockton. The hospital played a huge role
in securing our office space... Again, I can't stress enough how
helpful PCMH was in getting the Bridges Behavioral Health Clinic
opened. We are very appreciative,” said Director of Mental Health (MH)
Services Todd Luzadder.
In addition to its routine visits, Bridges also has crisis
intervention and suicide prevention services available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, 365 days a year.
You don't have to be a regular patient to utilize their 24-hour
hotline, which provides contact for persons experiencing emotional
crisis situations, including suicidal thoughts.
The hotline is answered by an American Association of Suicideology
(AAS) accredited hotline. The staff is available to provide
face-to-face intervention, including mobile assessments by Bridges'
Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams (MCOT) and emergency hospitalization.
If you are dealing with unpleasant emotions that lead to suicidal
thoughts, do not hesitate to call the hot line at 1-844-420-3964.
The Bridges Behavioral Health Clinic is open Monday through Friday
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is closed on the weekends. For more
information, visit You can also call Bridges Behavioral
Health Clinic at (432) 336-3992.