Raising the Bar on Behavioral Health – MiBiz Interview

  Sanford West Behavioral Health Campus Thanks to Mark Sanchez and MiBiz magazine for the coverage of the newest addition to Sanford Behavioral Health’s services in Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sanford West Behavioral Health Campus is raising the bar on behavioral health in the state and beyond. The campus contains a Detox Center, and a […]

Announcing Sanford In-Network with BCBS and BCN for Detox Treatment

  [Grand Rapids, Michigan 06/09/22] – As part of its full continuum of care, Sanford Behavioral Health provides medical detox treatment for our patients. We are proud to announce we are now in-network with BCBS and BCN for detox services. According to the Milliman Research Report (August 13, 2020), 23% of adults 18 or over […]

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Eating Disorder Treatment Expanding in West Michigan!

  Sanford Comprehensive Treatment for Eating Disorders (Sanford CTED) is expanding its services in West Michigan during a time of significant need. Those who work in this field are aware that the pandemic increased eating disorders and disordered eating at unprecedented rates.   Eating Disorder Treatment Expanded We are also aware that the increase is […]

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Drinking Problem? How Do I Know if I Have One?

  Our Admissions Specialists regularly take calls from people who are on the fence about whether they have a drinking problem or not.  Oftentimes the caller is obviously in trouble, but they don’t see it. Or don’t want to see it. We appreciate these calls, because it provides us with a nonthreatening forum to discuss […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (for Recovery)?

  The holidays present a slew of stressors, especially this year. They include financial pressure, over-commitment, and the expectations of a “perfect” memory-making scenario (while keeping everyone safe). For individuals new to recovery, the holidays may also present a surplus of triggers. Celebration of any kind, be it a birthday, promotion, or end of the […]

Family Recovery – Holiday Survival Guide 2020

Here we are, holidays 2020, and living through our second COVID-19 surge. Things are battening down again, and it remains challenging to find safe connection with others in recovery.  But there is no closing down for addictive disease progression. And there is no closure for the angst experienced by family members who love a person […]

Sheltering at Home with a Substance Misusing Loved One?

  So, all these weeks of staying at home have answered those nagging questions in the back of your mind about a loved one’s behavior changes. Your spouse, significant other, child, friend has been misusing a substance of some sort and likely has a substance use disorder (SUD).   Substance Misusing Loved One … Everyone […]

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Rehab Facility Transforms Men in Gr – Wood TV Interview

Thanks to Wood TV 8 and Reporter Donovan Long for this great interview. Mr.Long featured Sanford House at John Street for Men about restoring lives and Heritage Hill real estate. He spoke with Sanford Founder, Rae Green, about the disease of addiction and how Sanford is chipping away at the stigma associated with substance use […]

Unique Option for Treating Addiction – Eight West Interview

We had an interesting visitor at Sanford House at Cherry Street for Women. Wood TV, Eight West host, Rachael Ruiz, joined Sanford Founder, Rae Green, for a tour and conversation. They talked about the prevalence of addiction in Michigan. And discussed Sanford’s unique take on treatment. Providing evidence-based therapy in a homelike setting – and […]

Judy Garland & the Pervasive Stigma of Addiction

I went to see the movie Judy recently. There was a moment toward the end of the film when I thought to myself, Oh for God’s sake – why doesn’t she just get her act together? While a thousand ticket holders waited at a venue in London to hear her sing, Judy Garland was drinking […]

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