Questions & Answers



The Bridge partners with a third-party insurance coverage expert to help you get a full or partial reimbursement from your provider. This is a reimbursement that is determined by your individual coverage and provider. We can help you get the best coverage your plan will allow. However, we cannot guarantee coverage under every plan. 


Navigating insurance coverage with different providers is difficult and time consuming for the types of health conditions our program is made for. And it requires special knowledge. So in order to manage this we employ a third-party insurance advocate, compensated by a 10% fee paid from the total amount of insurance coverage attained by their efforts. 


In most cases, the advocate is able to get more coverage for our guests than they would be able to do on their own, so the fee is priced in. We've found that this solution is well worth the compensation for almost all our guests. However you are welcome to navigate your own coverage and we will help you any other way that we can.


We are committed to making our recovery retreat accessible to as many people as possible. Please contact our intake specialist for more information. The Bridge Recovery Center is Joint Commission Accredited.

The Bridge is a partner with Care Credit. For qualified applicants, Care Credit offers six-month financing and other options.

Learn more about Care Credit and Apply for financing

The Bridge Recovery program is a three-week retreat with full accommodations in the sunny and peaceful desert just outside of St. George, Utah. We’ve helped people of all ages and backgrounds rejuvenate their mind and body through our structured program of proven clinical and holistic methodologies. Many of our guests make more progress towards recovery in three weeks at The Bridge than years of outpatient therapy. 


All meals, housing, therapies and activities are included. We limit each retreat session to a maximum of 20 people to ensure each guest receives our full attention and one-on-one personalized care. Our whole-person approach to recovery delivers a healing, lasting and memorable experience for all our guests. Our program is overseen by an experienced team of physicians, therapists, counselors, mental health experts, fitness trainers, lifestyle coaches and holistic healers. 

Call us at 877-885-9567 or fill out a quick form on the appointments page. Our guest coordinator will speak with you to learn more about your situation and assess if you are a good fit for the program. 


Once you are cleared, a deposit is required to secure your reservation and pricing. We will guide you along the rest of the steps to prepare for your session dates and ensure that you have all of your questions and concerns answered.

The Bridge Recovery Center helps people with chronic health conditions that are persistent and have not been properly diagnosed or treated by traditional medical care. Often these are conditions effect the whole mind and body. The staff & providers have many years of experience helping guests with difficult and multi-faceted chronic conditions and mental health disorders including:

All guests receive a physician consultation and are offered additional clinical support including medication and substance counseling, clinical psychology, pain management and skills training.

We offer guests a variety of therapy and counseling sessions including one-on-one therapy sessions, relationship counseling, physical therapy, massage, acupuncture and personal training.

  • Physical Evaluation
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Personal Relationship Training 
  • Pain Management Training
  • Medication and Prescription Management
  • Massage Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Personal Fitness Training
  • Life Coaching & Planning
  • Nutrition class
  • Acupuncture

Guests enjoy many different holistic activities at The Bridge to revitalize the mind, body and spirit including yoga classes, fitness training, mind-body workshops, therapeutic art classes, hiking, rock climbing, meditation, equine therapy and more. 

  • Mind-Body Workshops
  • Yoga & Meditation
  • Equine Therapy
  • Art & Music Therapy
  • Native American Holistic Therapy
  • Wilderness Hiking
  • Rapid Eye Therapy
  • Foot Zoning
  • Meditation Exercises in the Desert
  • And more

All guests have their own room and enjoy nutrient dense meals and snack options for the entirety of their stay. Views of the desert and mountains around St. George are in abundance.

  • Private room and bathroom
  • Healthy breakfast and snack options with prepared lunch and dinner
  • Comfortable commons areas
  • Lots of open outdoor space
  • Beautiful trails and scenic mountain views
  • Swimming pool and hot tub

Please see ourAccommodations pagefor more information.

Yes. Healing is possible! Over the past 21 years, we've helped hundreds of guests make major progress towards health recovery.  

For people who've struggled to make progress through traditional and clinical means, our whole-mind-and-body approach has made all the difference.

While individual results vary, virtually every one of our guests leave with positive results. 


7:30 a.m. Self serve breakfast

7:45 a.m. Group gratitude and meditation

8:00 a.m.  Hike or class

10:30 a.m. Group Lecture

11:30: Lunch

12:30: Individual Appointments begin including physician evaluation, physical therapy, personal training, massage therapy, mind-body sessions, acupuncture, energy medicine sessions and more.

Your day is scheduled for you, and each guest has appointments with each treatment provider during their stay.

6:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. Group Lecture

8:00 p.m. Free Time/Journaling

10:00 p.m. Lights Out

No. A private room and bathroom is standard.

No. You can make your own accommodations and stay anywhere you like in the St. George area provided you can be on time at the start of the program each morning. Should you choose to stay off-site, you are responsible for own transportation to and from the facility.

If you decide to stay at another location of your choosing, you will be entitled to a $2,500 reduction of your total program cost. 

We've tried to make the program affordable to as many people as possible. Insurance reimbursement coverage varies widely among guests. Full coverage for every guest is not guaranteed. Please contact our intake specialist for the breakdown on pricing.  

Guests choose one of two options typically:

1. Fly directly into the local airport (SGU) in St George, Utah. We will pick you up from the airport and take you to the resort for check-in. 

2.  Fly to Las Vegas and take the hourly Las Vegas to St George shuttle. It's about a 2.5 hour drive in the shuttle. We’ll pick you up at the shuttle stop.

Suggested packing list: 

  • Insurance ID Cards
  • Enough medications, vitamins, etc. for 3 weeks (let attending physician know that you will need 3 weeks worth of medications and get 3 weeks worth of prescriptions filled)
  • Backpack
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Comfortable workout clothes
  • Swimsuit
  • Jacket
  • Long-sleeved shirt(s)
  • Sweats, sweatshirt, or similar clothing
  • Casual, everyday clothing
  • Water shoes (for water aerobics)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Money (for souvenirs, etc.)
  • Camera & film
  • Journal
  • Book(s) that you’ve always wanted to read
  • Photographs of family/friends
  • Stationary, cards, stamps
  • Alarm clock
  • Additional bedding or pillows (optional)
  • Personal toiletry items (soap, towels are already provided)
  • If you have a service animal, be sure to bring an adequate supply of all necessary supplies
  • A positive attitude

Yes. We suggest you bring with you ALL of your medications for the three week stay. Our job is to help you feel better. As you feel better, our doctors will help you in managing, reducing or eliminating your dependence on medication.

Our schedule is rigid and gentle at the same time. You are expected to attend appointments and classes even if that means laying down and relaxing on difficult days. As you gain strength and recover, you will be able to do more. As you listen to your system, you will know when to push and when to stop and listen.

We have 24 hour on call staffing. They are trained in basic first aid and CPR. If you require skilled nursing or help in the shower or bathroom, The Bridge should be considered an option after your condition improves the point that you are self sufficient.

As you complete the application process, one of our professionals will contact you and help you to determine if our program is the right fit. If you are ambulatory, continent, and have no history of harm to yourself others, you will probably be accepted.

Absolutely! The Bridge accepts all of those needing assistance from a service animal and will be glad to accommodate both of you.

The Bridge Recovery Center is a licensed and certified day treatment facility. We are committed to preeminent care and our organization is dedicated to working in accordance with industry regulations. Fulfilling the rigorous licensing process by the Utah Department Of Professional Licensure and certification requirements as a day treatment facility ensures that we meet and exceed the standards for ethical, safe, professional treatment. You can feel comfort knowing that every aspect of our program has been scrutinized and approved.

  • We deliver treatment according to industry best practices
  • We adhere to state and federal health and safety standards
  • We perform background checks on all staff
  • We employ a highly trained and credentialed staff
  • We manage prescription medications in accordance with care guidelines

If you would like more in-depth information about our licensing and credentialing, please contact us

Dr. Brooks is on site between one and two days for each retreat. He provides both in-person and virtual workshops.

The rest of our clinical staff is tasked with managing everything else clinically related for the duration of your stay.

Please contact us for sponsorship opportunities and donations. 

Next Session dates:

July 22nd - August 11th, 2024

Please Register Early - Space Is Limited. We limit our class sizes to ensure the best experience for each guest. If you have questions or are interested in attending the retreat this year, we recommend you get in touch with us early to apply and reserve your spot. Ask us about our wait list for full sessions.

The Bridge Recovery Center

98 N 6680 W Hurricane, UT 84737

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