Limelight: The Sanford House Therapist Interview 5

  Our clients (and their families) put their trust in the individual counselors who work with them at Sanford House and the therapists who lead the many groups they attend. These are the first significant connections our clients will make in early recovery. Our goal with the Limelight series, is to demystify addiction treatment. We want to […]

Drone’s Eye View of Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers 2019!

The New Year has begun and the Sanford team is busy inspiring our clients to find their inner grit, rekindle their interests and engage their passion for the long haul in recovery.   As always, our evidence-based treatment begins in a particular place….   And the historic homes that make up the Sanford Addiction Treatment […]

A Well Designed (Grand Rapids) Chair Can be your Friend in Rehab!

This one feels JUST right… The lobby of Grand Rapids Chair Company.   Here’s something you don’t think about when you are getting ready to enter treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) – the chairs. But it should be on your priority list. With 6 to 8 hours of rigorous programming per day, there […]

Looking Forward to 2019! With the Best Of Excursions 2018…

  We are grateful to all the contributing writers, who graced Excursions in 2018.  And in a fleeting, online world the following three articles stood the test of time. With titles, authors and topics that continue to be searched and read over and over.   The Best of Excursions  Our goal is to bring a […]

Sanford Founder Rae Green & WZZM13: Talking to Teens About Marihuana

  Michigan is the 10th state to legalize recreational marihauna for adults over the age of 21. And yes, Michigan spells it “marihauna” – harkening back to the Marihauna Tax Act of 1937 for its chosen spelling. But an English lesson is not what our children need on the subject of marihauna, no matter how […]

The Wood TV Interview – Sanford Outpatient Center

  Thanks to Wood TV and Emily Linnert for this fabulous piece on Sanford Outpatient Center. Our newest facility is located in Suite #101 of the landmark, Grand Rapids Masonic Temple.  Serving those with substance use disorders (SUDs) in another lovingly restored historic space.    Wood TV Interview – Sanford Outpatient Center      

Limelight Therapist Interview 4 – What is Intensive Outpatient (IOP)?

  At Sanford House, we are always growing and changing – looking for better ways to serve our clients. And when we opened Sanford Outpatient Center, there was no question who would facilitate the group activities. The Grand Opening of our Outpatient Center just took place, we are serving clients every day. So, what better […]

What Are You Doing Next Wednesday?

      “The Sanford Outpatient Center was established to accommodate the demand for a full spectrum of addiction treatment services. In addition to our well established residential program, we are now better positioned to provide educational and one-on-one counseling as well as traditional partial and full outpatient group services. We are always looking to […]

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% […]