Sanford’s David Green on the Wood Radio CEO Spotlight

David Green on radio.

Sanford Founder and CEO, David Green, sat down with Wood Radio’s, Justin Barclay, yesterday in the CEO Spotlight. They talked about the tough “business” of addiction treatment, what it takes to assess and treat someone seeking help and how the disease of addiction impacts the entire family system. They also touched on the challenges and opportunities for Sanford and the community – caring for the caregivers, intelligent growth; research and education; and the medical model of addiction treatment.


You hear those [success] stories. And those are the ones that keep you going. The thing you need to remember about addiction treatment, is that if somebody gets well, it’s not just that person. It’s their family getting well. And I believe it pays dividends for generations, because it creates an atmosphere within the family – and that is going to be passed on … David Green. Founder and CEO Sanford


For the entire interview, click below:

WML: David Green, CEO of the Sanford Addiction Treatment Center


Sanford House Addiction Treatment Centers


Sanford Behavioral Health is licensed and accredited as an addiction, eating disorder, and co-occurring mental health treatment facility, serving all of Michigan and beyond. Each of Sanford’s facilities in Greater Grand Rapids is carefully and diligently crafted to create a welcoming and comforting environment. Sanford is led by a psychiatrist-led team of medical, clinical, and support personnel providing medication-assisted, evidenced-based treatment to residential, outpatient, and telehealth patients. For more information, visit