David Green’s Guest Column GRBJ – Addressing Workplace Addiction

Sanford Founder, David Green writes a guest column for the Grand Rapids Business Journal, addressing addiction in the workplace. He approaches the problem from the business perspective, pointing out that substance use disorders at work create healthcare and HR challenges as well as a significant impact on the bottom line.   As employers, professionals and […]

Sharing the Recovery Story – The WGVU News Interview

  Addiction is real in West Michigan. And WGVU Morning Show guests from Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers discuss how to handle the holiday season. Founder, Rae Green, and Sanford House at John Street for Men House Manager, Roderic Townes, join host, Shelley Irwin, to share stories and discuss recovery during this festive time of year. […]

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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 […]

Sanford’s David Green on the Wood Radio CEO Spotlight

Sanford Founder and CEO, David Green, sat down with Wood Radio’s, Justin Barclay, yesterday in the CEO Spotlight. They talked about the tough “business” of addiction treatment, what it takes to assess and treat someone seeking help and how the disease of addiction impacts the entire family system. They also touched on the challenges and […]

Rehab Facility Transforms Men in Gr – Wood TV Interview

Thanks to Wood TV 8 and Reporter Donovan Long for this great interview. Mr.Long featured Sanford House at John Street for Men about restoring lives and Heritage Hill real estate. He spoke with Sanford Founder, Rae Green, about the disease of addiction and how Sanford is chipping away at the stigma associated with substance use […]

Unique Option for Treating Addiction – Eight West Interview

We had an interesting visitor at Sanford House at Cherry Street for Women. Wood TV, Eight West host, Rachael Ruiz, joined Sanford Founder, Rae Green, for a tour and conversation. They talked about the prevalence of addiction in Michigan. And discussed Sanford’s unique take on treatment. Providing evidence-based therapy in a homelike setting – and […]

Sanford’s Rae Green in MiBiz Article on Michigan’s Opioid Crisis

Thanks to Andy Balaskovitz and MiBiz for this insightful article on the state of Michigan’s opioid crisis. At Sanford we are actively reaching out to individuals and organizations across Michigan, providing education, prevention, treatment and reintegration plans to employers who seek to proactively address addiction in the workplace and beyond.   The Red Project and […]

Alec Green’s Speech at the I Understand Five-Year Celebration

September 25, 2019 marked the five year anniversary of I Understand (love heals) with a Celebration Dinner for 400 at Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I Understand is a non-profit organization that offers compassionate comfort to those affected by suicide and mental illness. They are also working to erase the  […]

12-Steps in Addiction Treatment – Limelight Interview

  What role does the 12-steps play in addiction treatment and recovery? At Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers we incorporate AA and NA 12-step meetings into the curriculum. And because it is sometimes intimidating to go to a meeting on your own – especially when new to recovery, we load all our clients into vans and […]

WGVU News Interview: Founder Rae Green on Addiction in West Michigan

Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers Founder Rae Green sat down with WGVU journalist Daniel Boothe. Daniel and Rae talk about the state of addiction in West Michigan and Kent County. They address: the opioid epidemic; the rise of drug and alcohol use in West Michigan since 2017; and the de-emphasis of alcohol related deaths in the […]