About Millcreek of Pontotoc

Located in Northern Mississippi, Millcreek of Pontotoc excels as a provider of mental healthcare for children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 20 who are struggling with emotional and behavioral disturbances. With individualized treatment planning that is geared towards helping young people lead healthier, more productive lives, the programming offered at Millcreek of Pontotoc is sensitive to the unique needs of the youth who come to us for treatment. We are pleased to offer varying levels of care to meet such needs and we put forth every effort to determine which level of care will best treat any and all of our patients’ most pressing concerns. The following levels of care are the effective and viable treatment options supplied by Millcreek of Pontotoc and can be discussed with our admissions staff 24 hours a day:

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF), which includes 51 beds,is available for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 20 who are battling emotional and behavioral disturbances. This program offers superior mental healthcare and education services that allow young people to thrive emotionally and academically. The goal of our residential program is to help youth learn new skills for managing emotions and behaviors, achieve academically, and alleviate the problematic symptoms of mental health conditions.

Day Treatment at Millcreek of Pontotoc is provided through our therapeutic day school programming. This program is offered at three different locations and is designed to focus on the educational needs of young people with academic programming that is fully accredited by the State of Mississippi. This program addresses the special education needs of children and adolescents and incorporates therapeutic treatment in its programming to address any and all concerns that may hinder learning and healthy functioning in the classroom setting and in the community.

Group Homes, located in 2 separate locations,are similar to the day treatment programming offered at Millcreek of Pontotoc, though they are more intensive in nature. Boys and girls can partake in this option for care and receive ongoing therapeutic support while engaging in our superior educational programming.

Each level of care features the following treatment methods, all of which have proven effectiveness in caring for our patient’s needs:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Medication management
  • Experiential therapies

Millcreek also includes clinical staffings for each patient every month so as to monitor patient success while receiving treatment. We do this to maximize each youth’s functioning, level of skill attainment, and alleviation of mental health concerns, including the distressing symptoms of anxiety, depression, impulse control disorders, and conduct disorders.

Lastly, our approach to aftercare and continued services is one that begins at admission and remains until patients and their families are linked to the most appropriate services after completing treatment at Millcreek.

Whatever your child’s treatment needs may be, allow Millcreek of Pontotoc to be the solution for addressing all of his or her therapeutic and educational concerns.

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