Addiction and Navigating the Holidays – eightWest Interview

Sanford Founder Rae Green sat down with eightWest host Terri DeBoer to talk about all things addiction, recovery and the holidays. Rae offered tips to welcome (not dread) the upcoming festivities while maintaining recovery. Tips include establishing sober boundaries and planning ahead.


What is the most wonderful time of the year for most people can feel like a marathon for those in recovery. Particularly those in early recovery… the key is to anticipate emotional pitfalls and put some self-compassionate bubble wrap around yourself.  Rae Green, JD, LPC, CAADC


To hear the entire interview, click below:

Addiction and navigating the holidays 


And for an article listing 10 tips to manage recovery in the holidays click below:

Welcoming the Sober Holidays – 10 Tips to Make them Manageable



David Green enjoys building things – businesses and places. Over the years he has been involved in a variety of enterprises, including real estate, automotive, sports and marketing. In addition to practicing law, he directed the development of the Cape Eleuthera Resort in The Bahamas and serves as Chairman and Founding Director of The Island School and Cape Eleuthera Marine Research Institute. He is currently the founder and CEO of Archipelago Equities, a real estate and small business venture firm based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. David’s business expertise was instrumental in the renovation and establishment of Sanford House. He continues to be involved in all aspects of its operations, while looking for new things to build.