partnerships in behavioral health

Partnerships in Behavioral Health! The Kipu Health Interview

  Today on the Anatomy of Addiction podcast, Alec Green, Sanford Managing Director is the guest host. He interviews Lester Toledo, VP Client Success, Kipu Health at Sanford West Behavioral Health Campus. Kipu provides cloud-based solutions from electronic health records to patient engagement and billing for addiction and behavioral health treatment facilities.   It was […]

What to Expect When You Call a Treatment Center – Anatomy of Addiction Podcast

  Have you ever wondered what happens when you call an addiction, eating disorder or mental health treatment center to ask for help? Who answers the phone? What questions do they ask you? What should you have available? Do you have the telephone jitters, but just want to talk to someone about entering a mental […]

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Anatomy of Addiction Podcast – What is Recovery?

  “Recovery” is a word we hear a lot in the mental health field. Recovery is what all those with mental health and substance use disorders strive for. But what is recovery? And how has the definition of recovery changed over the years?   What is Recovery? Recovery is a process of change through which […]

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Demi Lovato, Diet Culture & Eating Disorders

  Demi Lovato spoke out recently on social media about eating disorders. They have long been open about their personal struggles. Demi said it could be dangerous to comment on a person’s weight, even as a compliment. In the fast-paced world of Instagram stories, the post has likely disappeared from Demi’s feed. But at Sanford, […]

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Anatomy of Addiction Episode 2 – Women and Addiction

  Today’s podcast episode is called Women and Addiction. By every marker, women are using alcohol and drugs more, and feeling the adverse effects more. Here’s the catch – women can’t drink or use drugs like men. We’re not built for it! Let’s discuss with Lynnel Brewster, RN, LPC, LLMFT, CCTP, AcuDetox Specialist, and Rae Green, […]

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Anatomy of Addiction Episode 1: Brain Science (101)

  We are inundated with information about the rise in alcohol sales during the pandemic. The opioid epidemic and drug overdose deaths are headline news. Likewise, there is breaking news daily about the co-occurrence of substance use disorders and anxiety.   Brain Science 101 But what exactly is addiction? How do you know if you […]

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Announcing Anatomy of Addiction Podcast!

  It seems like everyone is creating a podcast these days. But that’s because podcasting is a wonderful way to provide information, education, and entertainment while folks are on the go. At Sanford, we take educating the community about mental health seriously. In fact, Founder, Rae Green, and other Sanford staff members are often “on […]

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