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.

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Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Center & Clinic in North Mississippi

Millcreek of Pontotoc Treatment Center is a residential behavioral health clinic for children, teens, and young adults in northern Mississippi. Our dedicated, experienced staff provides individualized treatment to help young people lead healthier, more productive lives.

In order to provide comprehensive care for as many children and teens as possible, Millcreek of Pontotoc, a behavioral disorders treatment clinic in North Mississippi, offers specialized treatment options for a number of different disorders. Remaining sensitive to the many needs that may plague children and teens as they go through the various stages of development, the caring and compassionate staff at the treatment center at Millcreek of Pontotoc goes to great lengths to ensure that each patient’s needs are fully attended to.

Through individualized treatment planning, our treatment center’s highly trained and qualified staff at Millcreek of Pontotoc tailors treatment options for many mental health conditions and co-occurring disorders, including the following:

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Attachment disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal ideation

By offering our clinic’s treatment team approach to care, our treatment center develops comprehensive treatment plans that are implemented by psychiatrists, clinical therapists, nurses, teachers, and other healthcare professionals. Using a variety of therapeutic interventions, all of the patients who receive care at our treatment clinic in North Mississippi are afforded the opportunity to confront their challenges, learn how to cope with and manage their symptoms, and develop the skills needed to have happy, successful futures. At Millcreek of Pontotoc, our treatment center is dedicated to helping children and teens lead healthier, more productive lives. Through the identification of each patient’s unique developmental, emotional, and educational needs, each and every child or teen is given the chance for a brighter future.

If your child or teen is struggling with mental health concerns, look no further than the behavioral disorders treatment center at Millcreek of Pontotoc. We will do all that we can to rebuild your child’s or teen’s self-confidence, heighten their sense of self-worth, and provide them with feelings of empowerment over their future.

I feel so much happier and healthier after getting help at Millcreek of Pontotoc.

– A former patient