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Coping Strategies for Substance Use Surge – WoodTV8 Interview

  Thank you to WoodTV8 and, Donovan Long, for shining a positive light on substance use treatment during the pandemic. Donovan interviewed Sanford founder, Rae Green, and staff members in recovery, Shelby Kendrick and Ellen Long, in front of one of the Sanford residential facilities this week. Sanford is a residential and outpatient addiction treatment […]

WGVU Morning Show – Therapy Dogs in Addiction Treatment

Sanford Director of HR and New Initiatives, Jacqueline Green Campbell, might not seem like the right person to interview about therapy dogs. But, her life before Sanford included years as a veterinary technician. And recently, when Sanford’s beloved therapy dog and pet, Santino, passed away, Jacq wrote the eulogy. Her letter about Santino’s life garnered […]

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Oregon Decriminalizes Drug Possession – WZZM13 Interview

  Thanks to Alana Holland and WZZM13 News for their informed interview with Sanford Founder, Rae Green regarding Oregon’s Measure 110. After Tuesday’s election, Oregon will be the first state in the U.S. to decriminalize drug possession. Oregon Measure 110, Drug Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Initiative (2020), will make personal non-commercial possession of a controlled […]

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Art Therapy for Women – Limelight Interview

Art therapy for women (and men) has always been a part of Sanford programming. And according to Art Therapist Jess Kimmel, the first thing she says to a group is, “show me”. Of course, when she asks someone to “show” her something, she’s actually asking them to show themselves.   Sanford embraces art therapy as […]

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Addicted Michigan: COVID-19 Impact Rae Green Interview

Alexis Berdine has done some excellent reporting on Addicted Michigan for WWMT Channel 3 News. And recently, she talked to Sanford Founder, Rae Green, about the COVID-19 impact on addiction treatment. Also prompting this interview, was the increase in requests for help with substance use disorders (SUDs) recently. Green says that job loss, uncertainty, financial […]

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Fear of Relapse – Sanford Founder Rae Green in Bridge Magazine

Thank you to Ashley Wong and Bridge Magazine for this timely article. Sanford’s Founder, Rae Green, is interviewed along with other Michigan addiction treatment experts, on the state of recovery while stay-at-home orders are in effect. Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers is a residential and outpatient facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sanford is increasing Virtual Program […]

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Sanford Addiction Treatment – Michigan Company Rehabbing Rehab

Jeffrey Mosher, of Michigan Business Network, speaks with Sanford Founder and CEO, David Green on Michigan Business Beat. Sanford Addiction Treatment Centers is based in Grand Rapids and “specializes in rehabbing rehab”. The Sanford residential facilities don’t look like traditional treatment centers across Michigan. As they are typically in refurbished homes, comfortable and gender specific. […]

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“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 […]

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A Life Beyond My Wildest Dreams in Recovery?

I often hear people in recovery talking about “a life beyond my wildest dreams” and it is a statement I have actually begun to resent.  Since I found sobriety, I am healthier and in general terms a lot happier. But I feel like I am slowly losing so much.   Sober life is tough for […]

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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% […]

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