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About Dawn Farm

Dawn Farm is a Michigan addiction treatment center with an emphasis on the recovering community as the most important source of healing and recovery support for our clients. Dawn Farm is a 501c(3) non-profit organization.

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Dawn Farm offers a continuum of addiction treatment and recovery support services.

Learn & Understand Dawn Farm Educational Materials

Dawn Farm is passionate about helping addicts find recovery and we have been doing it for a long time. Over the years we’ve learned a thing or two. We’ve also watched addiction treatment change–some of it good, a lot of it terrible.

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Success Story Brothers in Recovery

Ross and Kyle are brothers. All of us at Dawn Farm think their mother deserves sainthood. Ross is older by three years—but he and Kyle equally fell into addiction, much of it together. Thankfully, today they pursue recovery the same way. Kyle was 12 and Ross was 15 when they began to experiment with alcohol […]

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Please contact us to talk with one of our intake staff. We’ll be happy to explain our programs, answer your questions and discuss your options with Dawn Farm and elsewhere.

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Recent Posts

  • Comic relief

    Company unveils first age-verifying, pot vending machine http://t.co/q35RX2PXpZ #9newsmornings pic.twitter.com/8Vy6gpuNET — 9NEWS Denver (@9NEWS) April 13, 2014 Leave it to the Onion to make incisiv

    The biggest pest of all…

    Quackgrass. There, I said it. Quackgrass is the archnemesis of our vegetable garden. It’s everywhere, and there is likely no getting rid of it. That’s not pessimism, that’s reality.

    A terrible loss for Dawn Farm and the field

    Last night (Wednesday), Pat Gibbons, Dawn Farm’s Medical Director and psychiatrist died suddenly. We’re stunned. He was just at Spera on Tuesday night seeing clients. It’s a terrible loss for Dawn Farm and our community. Any words I can come up with feel entirely inadequate, but here goes. He was a model of the power […]

  • Harvests, Part 1

    We had a slow start to our harvests. First, it took us a while to get everything prepped and planted. Thankfully, that ended up being a blessing in disguise since the unpredictable weather we’ve

    March 20th – Whole Foods Community Support Day

    Shop Whole Foods Market Cranbrook on Thursday, March 20th Whole Foods Market Cranbrook has generously chosen our organization as the recipient of their 5% Community Support Day on March 20th. 5% of that day’s sales will benefit Dawn Farm – so grab your shopping bags, make your grocery list and get shopping! Whole Foods Market Cranbrook: 990 […]

  • Gratitude cultivates patience

    A recent study suggests that gratitude fosters longer term thinking and patience. Traits that are undoubtedly helpful in recovery. My colleagues Ye Li, Jennifer Lerner, Leah Dickens, and I decided

    There’s a pest in the garden!

    I thought it might be fun (and informative!) to start a new little series here on the garden blog. An organic garden is full of drama. Weeds, pests, diseases… all of these issues rear their ugly

    Meet Kate.

    Kate is a senior at Skyline High School & President of the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter at her high school. She led a Red Ribbon fundraiser to raise awareness about drug and alcohol addiction and dropped by yesterday to present us with a check for the money that she raised. It was an […]

  • Embrace harm reduction?

    DJ Mac challenges recovery-oriented providers to embrace harm reduction: Despite my focus on recovery I have a strong harm reduction ethos at my core. Sure, I challenge services to be recovery-orienta

    New garden projects.

    The past two years we’ve been focusing on growing a lot of food for the clients at Dawn Farm’s main residential facility. And we’ve succeeded! Last year we had more peppers and eggpl

    New Drop-In Center!

    We are excited to be opening a new drop-in center at one of our transitional housing sites. The center will host “Work in Progress” meetings every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for all transitional housing clients who do not currently have a job. They’ll check in with Dawn Farm staff to update them on their […]