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Sanford Professional’s Day Recap

  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Sanford Behavioral Health Professional’s Day in Midland, Michigan. With opening words, Alec Green, Sanford’s Managing Director, kicked off the free CEU event organized by Courtney Quick. Afterward, a host of speakers gave presentations on “Integrative Behavioral Health Programs.” Thanks also to our CEU sponsors, My Michigan […]

Why Did You Choose Alcohol Over Me? 3 Good Answers

  One of the most challenging questions for those recovering from an alcohol use disorder is, “Why did you choose alcohol over me?” No matter how often you tell the family of a person in active addiction their loved one has a chronic, progressive brain disease, someone will stand up and say, “Yes, but they […]

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Addressing Workplace Mental Health

  A recent U.S. Surgeon General’s Report cites Five Essentials as “engines of well-being” in the workplace. The essentials to workplace mental health are a guideline for creating a healthy work environment. The framework for workplace mental health contains the following essentials: 1. Protection from Harm – safety and security 2. Connection and Community – […]

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Behavioral Health Professional’s Day – Free CEUs

  Join us for a full day of presentations and networking at Sanford Behavioral Health’s Professional’s Day. Behavioral Health Professional’s Day is an in-person event in Midland, Michigan. Five experts will speak on topics such as the common characteristics central to eating and substance use disorders; suicide prevention; the PIES model; and recovery efforts at […]

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Facing Fear of Detox with Dr. Gilbert Masterson

  There is a big parking lot outside the welcoming entrance to Sanford Behavioral Health’s Detox Center. A scenario often takes place when our clients and their families arrive. We can only imagine what is being discussed or the second thoughts that are being expressed. However, it usually takes time for them to leave the […]

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Commemorating Those We Have Lost to the Disease of Addiction

  October is Depression and Mental Health Awareness Month, and this week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. In honor of those we have lost to the disease of addiction and mental illness, Sanford Behavioral Health hosted its first annual event to commemorate the lives of clients, friends, and family members who have died.   Remembering […]

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Focus: First Responders – New Podcast for Sanford

  How do first responders manage the stress of the job? In a new podcast, Focus: First Responders, host Matthew VanLiere explores the mental health issues associated with being first on the scene to face challenging, dangerous, and exhausting situations. Matt comes by the subject naturally, as a 29-year veteran of the Ottaway County, Michigan […]

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Sanford Behavioral Health Founders Earn Distinguished Alumni Award

Rae and David Green Honored with Top Award from Alma College   ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., September 30, 2022 – Rae and David Green, founders of Sanford Behavioral Health, a regional mental health treatment center, were awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award at the Alma College Homecoming last weekend.   The Alma College Distinguished […]

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Michigan Business Beat – David Green on Sanford’s Expansion

September is National Recovery Month, and mental health is a timely topic. We would like to thank Jeffrey Mosher and the Michigan Business Network for welcoming back David Green, Founder and CEO, Sanford Behavioral Health to talk about the subject.  A lot has changed at Sanford since the last time Green was interviewed in 2020. […]

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Sanford Behavioral Health Earns Prestigous Blue Distinction

  [Grand Rapids, Michigan 9/15/2022] Sanford Behavioral Health is proud to announce it has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery at its Sanford House at Cherry Street for Women, and Sanford House at John Street for Men facilities in Grand Rapids, Michigan.    The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association […]

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