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 […]

Announcing Blue Care Network! Sanford Now In-Network with BCN

  Sanford Behavioral Health is proud to announce that we are now in-network with Blue Care Network of Michigan (BCN) for addiction and co-occurring disorders treatment. Blue Care Network of Michigan, is a nonprofit health maintenance organization, owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Founded in 1998 BCN has more than 840,000 members And […]

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What is Medical Detox? Anatomy of Addiction Podcast

  Today on the podcast we talk to Sanford Chief Operations Officer, Katie Vokes and Chief Clinical Officer, Jenny Selent. They define “medical detox” and talk about the criteria for entering a detox facility. Also, they give us a good idea of what it feels like to take the first step in the addiction treatment […]

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Announcing Sanford Detox Treatment!

  As part of our full continuum of care, Sanford Behavioral Health is opening Sanford Detox Treatment. Our detox treatment facility is located at the Sanford West Behavioral Health Campus, 12 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids in Marne, Michigan. Beds are available November 15, 2021.   Detox Opening November 15, 2021!   What is Detox […]

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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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Escalating Overdose Deaths 2020 – WZZM13 Interview

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released their provisional drug overdose death counts for 2020. Based on mortality data, 93,000 people in the US died from drug overdoses in 2020. This represents an increase of 29% over 2019. (West Michigan currently shows a 16% increase, with incomplete data.)   The drug […]

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Announcing: Sanford In-Network with BCBS!

  Sanford Behavioral Health is proud to announce that we are now in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for all levels of mental health and substance use disorder treatment. BCBS is the largest health insurer in Michigan, serving 4.5 million individuals in this state alone.   Our commitment is to offer outstanding recovery services […]

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Meijer Brain Health Minute with Sanford Founder, David Green

  April is National Alcohol Awareness Month. The National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month each year to increase understanding of the causes and treatment of alcohol use disorders. Alcoholism is a significant public health problem in the United States.   The theme this year is “Changing Attitudes: It’s not […]

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Mrs. D- From New Zealand with Love

  One of the positives from the 2020 social distancing mandates was the development of new technology for making connections. Video conferencing tools made it possible to commune with far flung loved ones. And in the case of Sanford and Lotta Dann (known to many as Mrs. D), Zoom made it possible to “meet in […]

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Raising Awareness – Mental Health Disorders in the Workplace

  Feeling stress in the workplace since the pandemic began? You are not the only one. A recent Report from The Standard Insurance Company, says half of all workers are struggling with a mental health issue. And more than half say their mental health has been negatively affected during the pandemic.   Additionally, work from […]

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