You’re Invited! Sanford House Opens Outpatient Center

You are invited to tour our newest facility – Sanford Outpatient Center! We’re located in the landmark, Grand Rapids Masonic Temple. And the new location is in keeping with the Sanford House philosophy to restore historic buildings, while also restoring lives touched by addiction.   “The Sanford Outpatient Center was established to accommodate the demand […]

World Mental Health Day – Prevention and Protection for Young People

  It’s World Mental Health Day. The focus this year is on “Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World”. Sanford House is an adult addiction treatment center, but our clients are oftentimes battling the trauma they experienced in their youth. Also, young brains are growing and developing until the mid-20s. And about 40% […]

The Power of Words in Recovery – The Best of Excursions Magazine

We are all seeking pleasure in our lives. Especially those new to recovery. After a long stretch of misery cloaked in the “reward” of an addictive substance, folks who have quit their drug of choice are looking for the real deal.   Listening to Our Readers… Many of our Excursions articles stand the test of […]

Sanford House Announces New Clinical Director…

  Sanford House Founders Rae and David Green announce that Omar Flores has joined the company as Clinical Director. “Omar has an exceptional and diverse academic and professional record. We look forward to working with him as we expand our services and build upon the Sanford House mission of providing best of class addiction treatment […]

Limelight: The Sanford House Therapist Interview 3

  Walk up a steep, cobbled drive and a steeper set of front porch steps, and you’re there – Sanford House at John Street for Men. Visitors have been known to pass 221 John without seeing the immense building high on a hill, because it’s hidden in plain sight.   Setting the stage… It’s part […]

Limelight: The Sanford House Therapist Interview 2

  We’re back with our Limelight Series.  Asking the Sanford House therapists questions to illuminate everything from their favorite journey to what they know to be true about addiction treatment. It’s sort of a parlor game. And in fact, we have several parlors to choose from… Our treatment centers are all located in lovingly restored, […]

Limelight: The Sanford House Therapist Interview

The decision to get help for a substance use disorder can be a very scary prospect. In fact, the “unknowns” are a deterrent to seeking addiction treatment. So, at Sanford House we try, through our website, videos and marketing materials, to describe how the treatment experience will feel. Because, when you know what to expect, […]

Addiction Prevention – WZZM 13’s Val Lego & Sanford’s Rae Green at John Street

  Sanford House Founder Rae Green sat down with WZZM13’s Val Lego to talk about addiction prevention. She answered the questions: When does alcohol and drug misuse evolve into the disease of addiction? And what are the warning signs of an addiction in the making?   With Understanding, There is Hope… Click the photo below […]

Sanford House – Awarded Outstanding Residential Preservation Project!

  Yesterday, the Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) handed out its 2018 awards. The awards recognize excellence in restoration projects within the city’s historic districts. Congratulations to the Greens, and Sanford House Addiction Treatment Centers for taking the honors for  “Outstanding Residential Preservation Project”. Also, special acknowledgement went to Alec Green for his role […]

Addiction is NOT a Choice – Best of Excursions Magazine

  There are some subjects that just keep coming up in the addiction treatment world. No matter how much we talk about the fact that a substance use disorder (SUD) is a disease. Even when we provide education and resources to the families of our clients. Folks still ask, “Why did my loved one choose […]