Sanford Virtual Addiction Treatment Available Now

As we continue to best serve our clients while responding to the spread of COVID-19, we are introducing Sanford Virtual Addiction Treatment. At Sanford, we are all healthcare workers on the front lines, looking out for our patients every day. And we are committed to helping public health facilitators contain the coronavirus pandemic, while also […]

Unmasking the Face of Addiction – WWMT3 News Interview

Thank you to WWMT3’s Alexis Berdine for this sensitive interview of Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers House Manager Shelby Wirth. At a time when everyone is anxious and worried about the future, it is nice to hear the good news about a heroin recovery success story. And Shelby not only works in the addiction treatment field, […]

Compassion & Empathy in Rehab Admissions – Limelight Interview

Sanford Admissions Specialists use the same words when asked about what their job entails – compassion and empathy. And when you consider how it feels to pick up the phone and ask for help, someone on the other end of the line feeling “with you” is key. Especially if you are a person with a […]

“Rehabbing Rehab” – David Green in the GRBJ Interview

David Green, the Founder and CEO of Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers, is in the news again. Thanks to Grand Rapids Business Journal and  Ehren Wynder for this informed interview in “Inside Track” on rehabbing rehab for substance use disorders.   We feel one of the great contributions we [Sanford] can make to West Michigan is […]

Sanford and Roderic Townes are WZZM’s One Good Thing

Roderic Townes, started doing drugs when he was 12 years old. He continued until the age of 43, when he sought treatment and began working a life-long recovery program. Today, Roderic is not only clean and sober… he’s also the House Manager at Sanford House at John Street for Men. In a true full circle, […]

Sanford in the News 2019! The Best of Excursions

2019 was quite a year for news and Sanford founders were in the thick of it. From Rae Green’s Opinion in the Detroit News on Opioid Funding to David Green’s interview on West Michigan Live about the impact of addiction in our state, Sanford was featured in a variety of media.   We showcased staff […]

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 […]