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You Took Our Teen Survey – And Results Are In!

We recently asked our teen patients to complete a survey to help us understand how we’re doing and how we could improve. Thank you to everyone who took the time to answer our questions – they are truly invaluable in guiding our work and next steps. You’re the BEST! We wanted to share what we [...]

2021-08-03T16:42:32-06:00August 3rd, 2021|Clinic Services|

Inside Out Podcast – A Conversation with Dr. Casper on Covid-19

"We're seeing approximately 250 deaths a day in our country from COVID, and those deaths are about 99% preventable. If those people were vaccinated almost all of them would have lived." Welcome to the Inside Out podcast with Bridgercare, where we give you bite sized content on sexual & reproductive care and lots [...]

2021-08-04T16:45:14-06:00July 20th, 2021|Clinic Services, Our Staff|

Top 7 Things You Should Know About STIs

Did you know that according to the CDC in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the United States had an STI at any given time? And almost half of new STIs were among people aged 15-24 in the United States? It’s important to know, first and foremost, that most STIs are curable, and ALL are [...]

Why Men Should Care: Guest Column by Jerry Gossel

We are so excited to share this guest column from Jerry Gossel, a local community member and Bridgercare supporter!   I’m an older guy, actually a really old guy that Bridgercare asked to write a Blog about why I, as a male, care about birth control and why other males should also care. For anyone [...]

2021-05-19T14:01:05-06:00May 19th, 2021|Clinic Services, Humor|

We need your help to provide no-cost mental health care!

Dear Bridgercare advocate,   Long before the pandemic, mental health was falling behind in Montana. For years, our state has consistently ranked at the bottom for mental health resources with the fourth highest suicide rates in the country. Now, we are reckoning with a global pandemic. The spread of COVID19 has caused so much loss. [...]

2020-12-07T17:15:18-07:00December 3rd, 2020|Clinic Services, Fundraising, Patient Stories|

What the Affordable Care Act Means to Montana (and Bridgercare!)

What the heck is going on? The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing arguments on whether the ACA is constitutional. There are three ways they could rule on this… 1. That it is fully constitutional and is allowed to remain a law 2. it is completely unconstitutional and will go away completely 3. that certain [...]

2020-11-11T16:50:02-07:00November 11th, 2020|Clinic Services, Political|

We Are Grateful for YOU!

In 2020, you helped Bridgercare… Provide 8,201 visits.  4,921 patient visits received a discount on the sliding fee scale, which provided $310,073 worth of medical services at no cost to the patient Insert 539 IUDs and Nexplanons (which are >99% effective birth control methods) Pivot to offering care via telehealth throughout the stay at home [...]

What’s the Point of a Pap?

You’ve probably have heard of Pap smears, and that it’s important to get them on the reg. But lots of us don’t know why this test is so necessary! Although it seems a little mysterious and definitely a bit daunting, Pap smears should be on the radar for anyone who has a cervix. Knowing the [...]

2020-10-09T13:02:42-06:00October 9th, 2020|Clinic Services, Education and Parent Resources|

All Things Bridgercare survey: The results are in!

A few weeks ago, we asked you for your feedback, thoughts and ideas in the All Things Bridgercare survey. Thank you to all 86 of you who took the time to fill it out! We know survey fatigue is real, so thank you for pushing through the exhaustion for Bridgercare. AND even if you didn't have the [...]

2020-09-23T14:17:36-06:00September 23rd, 2020|Clinic Services, Our Staff, Patient Stories|

A Letter from Lily – Peer Ed needs your help!

Full transparency - this is a straight up fundraising blog post for our Peer Education/Sexual Health Education program, BUT BEFORE YOU LEAVE THIS PAGE, please know it was written by one of our Peer Educators Lily. Lily is truly an incredible young person and we really hope you will take a minute to listen to [...]

Everything to Know About Teen Clinic

**Please note** Teens are encouraged to schedule an appointment ANYTIME, not just during Teen Clinic! While Teen Clinic is completely free, fees are based on income so there is a very good chance you will still pay little to nothing at all at an appointment outside of Teen Clinic. Every visit is completely confidential. Can’t make Teen Clinic? Schedule your appointment here!   Calling [...]

2021-06-23T10:58:29-06:00July 30th, 2020|Clinic Services|

FAQ: Gender Affirming Care at Bridgercare (Now With Telehealth!)

Here at Bridgercare, we offer services for people of all genders! The clinic is a welcoming space for who those who are transgender or gender nonconforming, and your name and pronouns will be used as you direct.   What is an appointment like? What if I’m not in Bozeman? Wherever you are in Montana, Bridgercare [...]

2021-04-26T15:57:14-06:00May 21st, 2020|Clinic Services|

Bridgercare Updates on COVID-19

Dear Bridgercare Community, First, please know this: we are here with you! We have made changes to adjust to the spread of Covid-19, but we are still offering services. Guidelines and restrictions are constantly evolving, and we want to make sure you are the loop on any changes.   Before scheduling, here’s what to know: [...]

2021-04-03T11:41:31-06:00March 16th, 2020|Clinic Services|

(Pre) Planning Pregnancy

To say my daughter was planned would be an understatement. When we were still dating, I told my now-husband that my greatest dream was to be a parent and if my nieces and nephews didn’t like him when they met him, it would be a signal that he wasn’t the one for me. Thankfully for [...]

And That’s a Wrap: The Decade In Review!

For the very last Bridgercare blog of the decade, we thought we’d reminisce on some of the amazing things that have happened for this little clinic in the 2010’s. And it’s all because of people like you, who have been there for Bridgercare every step of the way! Your support has made sure that compassionate [...]

2020-01-15T12:48:39-07:00December 30th, 2019|Clinic Services, New Clinic, Our Staff|
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