Brighton Center for Recovery has been helping individuals overcome their drug and alcohol addictions since 1950. Through our innovative and successful rehab programs, we have helped thousands of patients to go on to live clean and sober lives. Brighton Center for Recovery is the second-oldest alcohol and drug treatment program in the country and the first to be licensed in Michigan. We are a national leader in addiction treatment.
We cannot think of a better way to show you the changes that we make every day in people’s lives then to let you hear it for yourself straight from them. Please take a moment to view these videos and see how you too can be on the path to becoming “Clean + Sober”.
Guest Speaker: Cornelius James Finnen, Esq. gives open talk at Brighton Center for Recovery Alumni Tune-Up: Cornelius James Finnen, Esq., a former Brighton patient in 1968, currently resides in New Mexico. He was from 1971-1999 Assistant City Attorney Albuquerque, New Mexico (retired); contiguously served as 1993-1999 Legal Advisor for Bernalillo County New Mexico Sheriffs Department from and as Alternate Municipal Judge for the City of Rio Rancho, New Mexico 1993-1999.
Male alcoholic succeeds in his struggle with alcohol following 30 day stay at Brighton Center for Recovery in Michigan, including 14 days in Partial Hospitalization Program. His family is now proud of him and proud of his recovery, and beginning to trust him again.
Brighton Center for Recovery leads the nation in the percentage of its nurses with the coveted Certified Addiction RN certification. This veteran nurse talks about how the hospital helps its nurses to attain this credential and explains why she loves working at Brighton Center for Recovery, one of America’s leading addiction treatment facilities.
Maryanne, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) person in a major industry, talks with Larry Grezak of Brighton Center for Recovery in Michigan. Larry is an Outreach specialist and is a veteran EAP person himself. Maryanne discusses the benefits to both employee and employer of participation in Employee Assistance Programs for confidential support in the fight against alcoholism and addictions.
Married woman recovers from polysubstance abuse with help from Brighton Center for Recovery and 12 step program support. Her drugs of choice were alcohol and cocaine. Her family helped her intervention.
After his doctor gave him less than six months to live, this male alcoholic was admitted to a 30 day program at Brighton Center for Recovery and his life was changed as he entered recovery and a life of sobriety.
Dr. Velayudhan describes why she chose to becone an addiction fellow at Brighton Center for Recovery, site of the first addiction fellowship training program in the USA outside of a medical school
Empty nester woman whose alcoholism blossomed after her children grew up and left home talks about keeping sober and helping others by attending aftercare at Brighton Center for Recovery’s aftercare alumni Tuneups, which she attends faithfully.
Anxious, self-medicating addict first resisted treatment at Brighton Center for Recovery and then learned a great deal from it. Today he helps others and is pursuing a masters degree.
Recovering alcoholic who received 30 day rehab treatment at Brighton Center for Recovery describes Alumni Aftercare Tune-up, 3 times each year at Brighton Center for Recovery in Michigan
Jean McGrath a former Brighton patient and a retired Brighton employee, who will celebrate 41 years of living in recovery on December 4, 2008, is presenting a 40 year coin to featured speaker, Cornelius James Finnen, Esq. Cornelius James Finnen, Esq., a former Brighton patient in 1968, currently resides in New Mexico.
A recovering individual portrays a patient (to protect patient privacy) in this Detoxification room at Brighton Center for Recovery, and is visited by a volunteer with a certified Therapy Dog.
Adult male child of an Alcoholic veteran of WW2 and Korean conflict recalls his father’s return to lifelong sobriety after care at Brighton Center for Recovery and steadfast 12 step work after discharge.
Dr. Michael Brooks, chair of psychiatry at Brighton Center for Recovery, MI, USA discusses pain killer addiction with Michelle, a rheumatoid arthritic, who suffers with pain so crippling that she spent more than a year in a wheelchair, and became addicted to the pain killers physicians had prescribed for the pain of her rheumatoid arthritis.
Brighton Center for Recovery maintenance employee Gary B. is in successful recovery from Alcoholism. He enjoys working at Brighton Center for Recovery.Individuals with two or more years of clean time are encouraged to apply for positions at Brighton. Two-thirds of all Brighton Center for Recovery employees are in succesful recovery, and are extremely committed to the successful rehabilitation of our patients. Patients sense the support of Brighton associates at all levels–from the kitchen, housekeeping and maintenance all the way to therapists and other professionals.
Many of the employees who are not recovering individuals have close family ties to addiction as Adult Children of Alcoholics, or through other family relationships. Turnover is low and associate satisfaction is high at Brighton, making for a supportive environment for sobriety for patients and staff alike.