Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Millcreek of Pontotoc Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Millcreek of Pontotoc Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

Welcome to Millcreek of Pontotoc Residential Treatment Facility North Mississippi’s Preferred Teen & Adolescent Residential Psychiatric Treatment Center

Which of our programs are you looking for?

We Accept Medicaid
Marks of Excellence
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval

Why is Millcreek of Pontotoc the choice for so many families?

Industry Leaders

At Millcreek of Pontotoc, we offer specially designed mental healthcare services for children and adolescents. We pride ourselves on being a progressive organization that places a unique emphasis on excellence in both education and treatment. Our outstanding team of highly trained and qualified professionals instills family and community values, while meeting the challenges of a changing world. The rewards of our efforts are reflected in the lives of the children we serve and in the hearts of the people we touch.

Creating Long-term Success

At Millcreek of Pontotoc, we provide the highest level of residential treatment, group home services, and school-based care for children and adolescents who are suffering from a vast array of disorders and concerns, including depressionanxietyADHDbehavioral issues, and other co-occurring disorders. Our safe, private campus is the perfect place for your son or daughter to work through the troubling issues that have elicited a need for treatment. All patients benefit from having their own treatment team which consists of psychiatrists, clinical therapists, nurses, teachers, and other healthcare professionals who work diligently to create personalized treatment plans for each patient. These treatment plans are carefully tailored to meet each child’s unique developmental, emotional, and educational needs while building upon his or her inherent strengths and existing skill set.

Putting Your Child First

Let our expert clinicians and accredited support staff provide your child with the caring, compassionate treatment that he or she so desperately needs during this difficult time. Our admissions counselors are ready to help your child take the first step towards getting the treatment needed so that he or she can begin walking down the path towards the bright future that he or she deserves. Call us today for a free, confidential assessment.

Thank you to all the doctors and staff at Millcreek, you made my stay so much easier than I expected!

– Nancy M.