The Bridge Clinic at Cook County Health is your entry point into recovery. We act as an urgent care for those struggling with opioid and/or alcohol use. The Bridge Clinic provides rapid access to treatment without judgement. Common examples of opioids include heroin and prescription pills like oxycodone (Percocet, OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), codeine, fentanyl, and morphine. Contact us today if you or a loved one need quick access to addiction treatment services. The Bridge Clinic is here for you, regardless of your ability to pay or your stage in recovery.

Call 911 if you are experiencing an overdose or a medical emergency.

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Request Appointment Call to Make Appointment Walk-In Email to Request Appointment
Submit a request online. Call 312-864-4MAT (4628) Walk into the Bridge Clinic located on the 4th Floor of the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center at 2020 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL. Email
A care coordinator will reach out to you. Monday-Friday 8AM-3PM Leave a voicemail after hours; text messages not accepted. Monday-Friday 8AM-2PM A care coordinator will reach out to you.
Four ways to get in contact with the Bridge Clinic.
Need a ride? If you are a CountyCare member or have health coverage through Medicare and you need a ride to your appointment, call 312-864-RIDE (7433) to schedule a ride. 24-hour notice is required. Many Medicaid health plans offer free rides. If you have coverage through another health plan, call your insurer to see if you qualify. ABOUT THE BRIDGE CLINIC The Bridge Clinic at Cook County Health offers rapid treatment for patients struggling with addiction and quick access to evaluation and treatment. We provide rapid access to medication for addiction treatment (MAT) through in-person visits or telemedicine. Our team can also connect you with a primary care doctor or specialist and other substance use treatment and support services you may need. After starting MAT, our team will support you to connect to ongoing care closer to home at one of our 12 health center locations throughout Cook County. What services are offered at the Bridge Clinic?
    • Integrated addiction treatment with a prescriber and recovery coach
      • Commonly prescribed medications:
        • Buprenorphine [Suboxone ™, Brixadi™, Zubsolv™, Sublocade™] for opioid use disorder
        • Naltrexone [Vivitrol™] for opioid and alcohol use disorder
        • Naloxone [Narcan™] for opioid overdose
        • We do not offer methadone treatment but will make a referral when appropriate.
        • Linkage to other substance use treatment and support services including residential, intensive outpatient, peer support, methadone clinics and recovery homes
    • Screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
    • Birth Control
    • HIV prevention with PrEP
    • Lab Tests
    • Pharmacy access for low or no cost medications
    • Financial counseling
How to get to the Bridge Clinic? The Bridge Clinic is located at: Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, 4th Floor, 2020 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60612 Public Transportation: 50 Damen CTA Bus (Damen and Harrison stop), CTA Blue Line (Illinois Medical District Stop) Parking is available on site for $5. Hours of Operation The Bridge Clinic is your fast entry point into care. Most visits are offered via telehealth, and we can also offer in-person visits at a CCH location convenient to you. Walk-in Hours Monday-Friday 8AM—2PM Lab HoursMon, Tues, Weds, Thurs: 8:30AM–5:15PM Fri: 8:30AM–12:30PM Hours are 8:30 AM -12:30 PM the day before a holiday. Pharmacy Hours Mon, Wed, Thurs: 8AM–6:30 PM Tues: 8AM–7 PM Fri: 8AM–5 PM Every 3rd Saturday: 8AM–4PM Other Resources Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 Emergency shelter and other social services in Chicago: 311 Domestic violence hotline: 877-863-6338 Illinois Helpline (for state-wide addiction and behavioral health resources): 833-234-6343 or text “HELP” to 833234 Please call 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.