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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


  • 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

Clinical Counselor

The key responsibilities of a Clinical Counselor include the assessment of the client, development of a treatment plan, monitoring behavioral

issues and determining a discharge plan.

Food Services/Cook

Our Food Services team members work directly with the Food Services Director to prepare meals for our clients in conformance with food quality, nutrition, and productivity standards.

Resource Coordinator

A Resource Coordinator assists clients with setting up aftercare and aids in development of individual service plans.

Behavioral Health Tech

A Behavioral Health Tech (BHT) is responsible for the support and mentoring of clients while in residential treatment at Bear River Health. The BHT will maintain close communication with the Facility Director, Case Manager and Clinical Counselor.

​Call our Human Resources team at

or email your cover letter and resume to HR@BearRiverHealth.com

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