Sanford’s David Green on the Wood Radio CEO Spotlight

David Green on radio.

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 opportunities for Sanford and the community – caring for the caregivers, intelligent growth; research and education; and the medical model of addiction treatment.


You hear those [success] stories. And those are the ones that keep you going. The thing you need to remember about addiction treatment, is that if somebody gets well, it’s not just that person. It’s their family getting well. And I believe it pays dividends for generations, because it creates an atmosphere within the family – and that is going to be passed on … David Green. Founder and CEO Sanford


For the entire interview, click below:

WML: David Green, CEO of the Sanford Addiction Treatment Center



Sanford House Addiction Treatment Centers



Sanford Behavioral Health is a residential and outpatient facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sanford offers excellence in evidence-based practice models in a home-like, restorative setting. Our clinicians, supported by our medical team, focus on resolving the underlying issues that often cause substance use, such as trauma, unhealthy relationships, co-occurring disorders and isolation. Programs include both in-person and telehealth: residential, day programs, intensive outpatient, outpatient, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), education and relapse prevention classes, one-on-one and family therapy, and alumni and family support groups. At Sanford, we want to inspire you to find your inner grit, rekindle your interests and engage your passion.