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% […]

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, […]