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Recovery is a JOURNEY.

Let us be your GUIDE.

Who We Are

We offer Substance Use Disorder  Recovery Services

Bear River Health offers a network of services for all stages of your recovery journey--from withdrawal management, to separate residential centers for men and women, to multiple outpatient offices offering medically assisted treatment. Our staff consists of caring professionals working together to guide you during your recovery journey in a safe and confidential environment located in northern Lower Michigan. 

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What We Do

Our Programs and Services

Drug & Alcohol Withdrawal Management Program
  • Medication available to assist with detoxification and withdrawal management

  • 24-7-365 medically supervised care

  • Access to medical provider and clinical staff daily

  • ASAM 3.7 and 3.2 levels of care

Residential
Programs


  • Walloon Lake Men's Campus; Gaylord Women's Campus;  Boyne Falls Admissions Center

  • Individualized treatment planning

  • Dedicated treatment team to small groups.

  • Clinical staffing ratio of approximately 7 to 1

  • ASAM 3.5 and 3.1 levels of care

Outpatient Services & Ongoing Recovery Support
 
  • Supporting clients in all stages of recovery

  • Outpatient & Intensive Outpatient Programs

  • Assessments for Driver's License and Court

  • Opioid Home Health

  • Jail outreach

  • Integrated medically-assisted treatment.

     

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program
  • Integrating approved medications with required counseling to sustain recovery

  • This service is provided through affiliations with Better Health and Wellness.

  • All FDA-approved treatments except methadone 

  • Available during residential and outpatient programs

Now Hiring

Certified Medical Assistant

Bear River Primary Care/Mi Better Health and Wellness is looking for dependable individuals to work with our diverse population at one of our primary care facilities. The Certified Medical Assistant would be responsible for a variety of administrative and clinical tasks under the direction of a provider. We are looking for one candidate available for day shifts, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Clinical Counselor:
Bear River Outreach in Gaylord and Charlevoix

The Clinical Counselor with work with clients by facilitating workshops, maintaining a small case load, provide individual counseling and family counseling sessions as needed, and attend all staff meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience in substance abuse and dual diagnosis residential treatment facility preferred. Must have a CADC or be on a development plan, working under supervision. Completion of the development plan is a condition of maintaining employment in this position. Masters level license or Bachelor's of Social Work preferred.

Kitchen Staff: Gaylord

Dining Services is responsible for the preparation and serving of all meals, as well as managing the food service production and delivery system, including purchase and inventory of food and supplies. Dining Services staff ensure conformance with food quality, nutrition, and productivity standards. 

Transportation Crew Member

This is a driving position to transport clients to and from Bear River Health. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and CDL endorsement. Must exercise considerable tact, discretion, and judgment. Great customer service skills required. Maintenance of vehicles, to-wit: washing, cleaning, sanitizing, etc. as needed is also required of this position. A flexible schedule is required for this position.

Landscape Crew

The maintenance and grounds crew maintain a safe and attractive grounds and landscaping for Bear River Health campuses. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Operating motor vehicles, grounds and snow removal equipment; ensuring equipment and vehicles are properly maintained; caring for lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers by watering, pruning, fertilizing, munching, caring for beds, mowing general lawncare and controlling weeds, snow removal and salting sidewalks; following established the safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.; other duties as assigned.

Overnight Medical Technician

Bear River Health is looking for dependable individuals to work with our diverse population at one of our 3 treatment facilities. The Certified Nursing Assistant or Non-Certified Medical Technician would be responsible for assisting with intakes and discharges, assisting with medication inventory, relaying client concerns or information to the on-duty nurse, monitoring the detox unit, and more. Currently we are seeking full time/part time CNA/Tech's for Night/Weekends shifts availability. We are looking for 1 candidate for the following shifts 7 pm to 7 am.

Medical Technician

Bear River Health is looking for dependable individuals to work with our diverse population at our treatment facility. The Certified Nursing Assistant or Non-Certified Medical Technician would be responsible for assisting with intakes and discharges, Assisting with medication inventory, relaying client concerns or information to the on-duty nurse, monitoring the detox unit, and more. Currently we are seeking full time/part time CNA/Tech's for Night/Weekends shift availability.

Dining Services Director

The Dining Services Director is responsible for all kitchen equipment and appliances in all kitchens. Maintains cleanliness of all kitchens. Performs the weekly ordering for all kitchens, is responsible for food quality and quantity, prepares menus to come out each week with at least two food choices, The Director also completes daily, weekly and monthly safety inspections, creates and oversees the monthly budget for the Dining Services Department, is responsible for Health Department inspections and outcomes, supervises the entirety of kitchen staff  and does their scheduling. The Director is accountable for all kitchens.

Interested?

Email your cover letter and resume to HR@BearRiverHealth.com

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