About Guest House
Our Mission is to provide the information, education, treatment and care needed to assure that Catholic clergy, men and women religious, and seminarians suffering from alcoholism, addictions and other behavioral health conditions have the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall health and wellness.
Guest House has been serving the Catholic Church for over 60 years, since 1956.
Guest House, Inc., included in the Official Catholic Directory, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, licensed and CARF accredited health care provider and specializes in addiction treatment for Catholic clergy and men and women religious. We rely on philanthropy from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations to carry out our ministry.
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News & Inspiration
Lake Orion, MI – May 2017 – CARF International announced that Guest House, Inc. has been once again accredited for a period of three years for its Residential Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults). This accreditation demonstrates that Guest House, Inc. is guided by...read more
Lake Orion, MI – March 2017 – Addiction impacts clergy and religious regardless of age. Join diocesan leaders and leaders in men’s religious communities, along with others who advocate for the well-being of clergy and men religious, at the Guest House 16th Annual...read more
Lake Orion, MI – March 2017 – Continuing a 32-year tradition, the Guest House Golf Classic will take place at beautiful Oakhurst Golf and Country Club in Clarkston, Monday, June 12. The day includes a shotgun start (4-person scramble), grilled lunch and 18 holes of...read more
Lake Orion, MI – February 2017 – The William E. Scripps Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. Now, ten years later, with the approval of the Board of Trustees, Guest House begins a multi-year restoration project to maintain the...read more
The Ascension of the Lord In the Gospel of Matthew, the Ascension of Jesus gives way to the commissioning of the Twelve. In God’s plan every ending offers up a new beginning. To believe this is to live in hope. To what am I clinging? What do I need to release? What is...read more
Alumni Stories of Hope and Healing
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Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin reflects on why Guest House is by far the best addiction treatment for clergy and men and women religious.
In this video a Catholic Priest with extensive Behavioral Health professional training talks about his very first drink as a young man, his early alcohol use, alcohol abuse and progression into full blown alcoholism.
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