Sanford House at John Street

Treatment Center

Verified by Psychology Today
(844) 243-9291 Website

Sanford House at John Street

Treatment Center

Verified by Psychology Today


Sanford House at John Street
221 John Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Call Admissions Specialist
(844) 243-9291
Offers online therapy
Announcement icon Fully operational with telehealth & in-person programs. We follow state & government guidelines for COVID protocols and update staff often.


Sanford House at John Street

Founded in 2015, Sanford Behavioral Health is licensed and accredited as a substance use disorder, eating disorder, and co-occurring mental health treatment facility, serving the state of Michigan and beyond. Each of Sanford’s five facilities in Greater Grand Rapids, is carefully crafted to create a welcoming and comforting environment. Sanford is led by a growing team of medical, clinical, and support personnel providing medication-assisted, evidenced-based treatment to residential, outpatient and telehealth patients. Sanford House at John Street is a residential facility for adult men (18 and older). The male gendered counterpart to Cherry Street for Women, John Street offers 24/7 structured living. We provide detox, clinical programming, medical management, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and male gendered therapeutic approaches. There are 20 beds for residential treatment. We back all our programs with science-based practices, wellness activities and a private chef. Individual, group, and family therapy, full continuum of care with long-term support. Detox Residential, Day Programs, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient - in-person and telehealth options.

Residential Treatment for Men

Sanford House at John Street accommodates 20 men in a naturally private location. Residential patients live at a Sanford facility while they attend group, individual, and family therapy sessions, receive medical and psychiatric check-ups, and participate in wellness activities. This option provides 24/7 access to the support of our medical team. Our medical services are led by Gilbert Masterson, M. D. with 24 hour/day support for all residential patients. All levels of care include on-site supervision by medical doctors with specialties in psychiatry and/or addictionology, advance practice providers, registered nurses and registered dietitians. Our secure surroundings allow men to feel comfortable while sharing their personal history in both group and individual settings. The family is welcomed and involved in the process through our comprehensive Family Program. Sanford House at Cherry Street provides the same excellence in treatment in a gender-specific environment for women. We are able to accommodate 10 women at the Cherry Street location. Sanford Outpatient Center uses psychosocial/behavioral therapies and pharmacotherapy to treat alcohol and/or opioid use disorders.

You are not Alone on this Journey

At Sanford Behavioral Health, you and your family will learn about the disease of addiction and begin to heal together. You are not alone in this journey. Sanford offers addiction and co-occurring disorder treatment at all levels of care with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) available. This includes medically monitored detox as well as outpatient and withdrawal management support, with in-person and telehealth options. Addiction treatment programs include detox, residential treatment, gender-specific programs, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), group, individual and family therapy, family education and support for alumni and families.
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Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Care Network
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Cofinity | First Health
  • First Health
  • HAP | Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • McLaren
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Other Insurance
  • Physicians Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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  • License: Michigan / SA0410415

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NAADAC The Association for Addiction Professionals / Professional 142622
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Certificate: CARF
  • Certificate Date: 2015


Sanford House at John Street
221 John Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Call Admissions Specialist
(844) 243-9291
Offers online therapy
  • Addiction
  • Substance Use
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Grief
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • 12 Step Program
  • Addiction
  • Adult Residential
  • Alcohol Rehab
  • Depression
  • Detox Program
  • Drug Rehab
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Medication-Assisted Detox
  • Opiate Drug Detox
  • Outdoor Therapy
  • Psychiatric Residential
  • Residential Inpatient
  • Residential Relapse Recovery
  • Small Residential Programs
  • Substance Use
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Long Term (>30 Days) Residential
  • Short Term (<30 Days) Residential

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


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Last Modified: 29 Jun 2022
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