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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Behavioral & Mood Disorder Treatment Programs in North Mississippi

Millcreek of Pontotoc offers residential and outpatient treatment programs for children, teens, and young adults who are struggling with behavioral and mental health concerns.

Programs Overview

Treatment Programs Offered at Millcreek of Pontotoc in Mississippi

At Millcreek of Pontotoc, a treatment clinic in North Mississippi, we are proud to offer a number of treatment programs for children and adolescents who are struggling with behavioral and/or emotional disturbances. We offer specialized programs that are tailored to meet the specific needs of each child or adolescent who is entrusted in our care. Through the use of a multidisciplinary treatment team at our clinic, we are able to provide all of our patients with comprehensive treatment programs that address all of their unique developmental, emotional, behavioral, and educational needs. Each child or teen, regardless of which program they take part in, is given their own treatment team from our clinic, which consists of psychiatrists, clinical therapists, nurses, teachers, and other healthcare professionals.

The various programs that are offered at our treatment clinic at Millcreek of Pontotoc in North Mississippi include:

  • Therapeutic day school treatment programs
  • Psychiatric residential treatment programs
  • Therapeutic group home treatment programs
Therapeutic Day School

Therapeutic Day School Treatment Program at Millcreek of Pontotoc in Mississippi

The therapeutic day school treatment program at our clinic in North Mississippi is fully funded and accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education and is designed to provide therapeutic and educational services to children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 20 who are able to live in a community setting, but who need more intensive behavioral and special educational programs that can be provided in a traditional education environment.

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program at Millcreek of Pontotoc in Mississippi

The psychiatric residential treatment clinic at Millcreek of Pontotoc is designed to meet the behavioral and education needs of emotionally disturbed children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 20 who need a more intensive level of care than traditional outpatient or daytime treatment programs. With a total of 51 beds, our treatment clinic’s residential program is separated into three different cottages where patients are separated based on age, gender, presenting issue, and developmental abilities.

Therapeutic Group Homes

Therapeutic Group Home Treatment Program at Millcreek of Pontotoc in Mississippi

The therapeutic group homes are the newest program options here at our treatment clinic in North Mississippi. Two separate group homes offer a total of 18 beds, 10 for males and 8 for females. This program is provided for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 20 and is designed to be more intensive than our therapeutic day treatment programs, yet follows a similar treatment model.

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Contact the Staff at Millcreek of Pontotoc in Mississippi

At Millcreek of Pontotoc, a treatment clinic in North Mississippi, we are devoted to helping children or adolescents lead healthier, more productive lives. Whatever your child’s developmental, emotional, and educational needs may be, our caring and compassionate staff is here to help.

Thank you to the doctors and staff at Millcreek for helping our family healing. We will be forever grateful.

– Jan D.