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Novel Coronavirus: Addiction and Homelessness

  COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, doesn’t discriminate against the young or old, the healthy or sick, or those who have a home and those who do not....

Oxford’s Claire Orr on Co-Dependency and Addiction

Addiction can often cause a ripple effect, hurting one’s loved ones. This is especially the case in co-dependent relationships, such as between romantic partners and between parents and children. When...

Mississippi Hospitals Follow Suit on Opioids

Hospitals are feeling the pinch. They battle to save lives always, and especially now and in recent years to help victims of the opioid crisis. Staff members find themselves occupied...

The Green, Green ‘Grass’ of Mississippi

Take note, Mississippians. Your home state is participating in a government project. A story in AP News announced this undertaking recently. It’s all about growing a special crop, namely marijuana...

Oxford Treatment Center trains medical and mental-health professionals

July Lunch-and-Learn focuses on medication assisted treatment More than 80 mental-health and medical professionals gathered at Oxford Treatment Center’s Outpatient Center July 30 to learn from Medical Director Stephen Pannel,...

Mississippi Banning: Opioid Substitute Kratom Deemed Dangerous

Kratom. It’s in the news. For some people addicted to opioids, it is the go-to choice to help them in their recovery. As they seek to forgo consuming opioids, they...

Understanding Addiction: Community Workshop Open to All

Have you ever wondered what to say to someone who might be struggling with addiction? Do you think someone close to you might have substance or alcohol use disorder, but...

Oxford Treatment Center 2018 Employee of the Year Honored

Recognized by her peers for her passion and enthusiasm for her work, Nurse Krista Hartfield, LPN, was honored as Oxford Treatment Center’s 2018 Employee of the Year. The award was...

Community workshop focuses on finding peace after grief and loss

Free event features sought-after therapists A free upcoming event will give community members a chance to interact with leading experiential therapists in North Mississippi. Finding Peace: Accepting Grief and Loss...

Winter Continuing Education Conference set for December 4

Oxford Treatment professional training continues ( Dec conference) Offering up to 5 free CE credits for professionals in mental and behavioral healthcare UPDATE: AS OF NOV. 29, THIS EVENT IS...

Online guide covers substance abuse at Ole Miss

Students and faculty at the University of Mississippi Have a new resource for understanding the link between substance abuse and addiction on campus. American Addiction Centers’ web-based content team has...

Spice (K2) Abuse in the South: Stats and Treatment Options

According to reports from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Spice and K2 are older names for drugs classified as synthetic cannabinoids. These synthetic cannabinoids are not one singular type of...

Continuing Education Lunch and Learn set for July 31

Oxford Treatment Center is expanding its professional training Offerings to provide Continuing Education credits for regional professionals in mental and behavioral healthcare. “Establishing the Therapeutic Contract,” part of the 2018...

A Guide to Rehab: Charlotte, NC

Charlotte is the most populous city in picturesque North Carolina, situated in Mecklenburg County. In general, residents in Mecklenburg County have higher median household incomes ($62,978) than the rest of...

A Guide to Alcohol & Drug Rehab: Biloxi, MS

Situated along the Gulf Coast in Harrison County, Mississippi, Biloxi is a southern city that falls in the service area of the Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (GC HIDTA). GC HIDTA cites...

A Guide to Drug & Alcohol Rehab: Jackson, MS

The largest urban center in Mississippi and the state capital, Jackson is a bustling city in the heart of Hinds County. Overall, Mississippi is one of the most rural states...

A Guide to Addiction & Rehab: Fayetteville, NC

Fayetteville, North Carolina, is a city in the eastern United States with a distinctly patriotic flair, as it is home to the massive US Army instillation of Fort Bragg. The...

A Guide to Drug & Alcohol Rehab: Memphis, TN

Memphis is a rich and cultured city with a storied history sitting on the Mississippi River in Shelby County, Tennessee. A higher percentage of residents in Shelby County live below...

Hidden Addictions: Technology & Families

How can families navigate the challenges of the digital age? As Oxford Treatment Center’s 2018 Community Workshop Series continues, digital-age intimacy and relationships expert Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, will lead...

A Guide to Alcohol & Drug Rehab in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham is the most populous city in Alabama and the county seat in Jefferson County. Residents in Jefferson County drink excessively, smoke as adults, and die from alcohol-impaired driving causes at...

A Guide to Drug & Alcohol Rehab: Montgomery, AL

The capital city of Alabama and the second largest city in the state, Montgomery is a bustling southern urban mecca. The Jackson Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA): Fiscal Year 2016 reports that...

A Guide to Drug & Alcohol Rehab: Mobile, AL

 As the third most populous city in the state of Alabama, Mobile is situated on the Gulf Coast in the southeastern quadrant of the United States. Alabama, like much of America,...

Meth in the South: America’s Most Dangerous Drug

 Methamphetamines have a long and tragic history in the southern United States. In many states along the Mexican border, meth has been the most widely spread and frequently abused controlled substances, with drug...

A Guide to Treating Drug Addiction in the US Southern States

The American South and Gulf Coast region includes states like Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Several counties in these states, along with some contained in Florida and Louisiana, are covered...

Continuing Education Conference set for May 17-18

Oxford Treatment Center will host a 2 Continuing Education Conference This spring as part of its 2018 Professional Development Series — offering up to 9 free CE credits for counselors,...

2018 Anniversary Weekend: June 2

Make plans to join us Alumni of Oxford Treatment Center are invited for an afternoon of activities on the Etta campus, followed by music, speakers and supper at the Powerhouse...

Community workshop focuses on forgiveness

Event offers practical tools for personal healing   “Forgiveness: Finding Peace in Letting Go” will feature a panel of experts who will share how people can experience personal healing through...

Lunch & Learn offers CE credits

  Oxford Treatment Center is expanding its professional training offerings to provide Continuing Education credits for regional professionals in mental and behavioral healthcare.     The center’s first CE-credit program,...

Addiction & the Faith Community

Oxford Treatment Center 2017 Community Workshop Series Fourth Quarter: Addiction & the Faith Community Oxford Outpatient Center Thursday, Nov. 2, 6-7:30 p.m. Contact: Mark Russell, 662.679.0639 Tupelo Outpatient Office Tuesday, Nov....

Supporting prevention, early intervention at Ole Miss

American Addiction Centers to help establish new wellness center American Addiction Centers (AAC), parent company of Oxford Treatment Center, is partnering in new efforts to help college students avoid addiction...

Combatting Overdose in DeSoto County

“Truth Behind the Numbers” panel discussion set for Aug. 24 DeSoto County has the dubious distinction of being first among Mississippi counties in heroin and opioid overdose. More and more...

Workshops to highlight addiction trends among young adults

Oxford Treatment Center 2017 Community Workshop Series Third Quarter: Addiction & Young Adults Oxford Outpatient Center Thursday, Sept. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Contact: Mark Russell, 662.679.0639 Tupelo Outpatient Office Thursday, Sept. 14,...

New referral contact in central, south Mississippi

Dawn M. Wisdom joins AAC’s Mid-South team in Jackson   People in central and southern Mississippi have a new drug or alcohol addiction resource. Dawn M. Wisdom, treatment consultant with...

Workshops to focus on cycle of addiction

Oxford Treatment Center 2017 Community Workshop Series Second Quarter: Addiction & Relapse Tupelo Outpatient Office Thursday, June 1, 6-7:30 p.m. Contact: Mark Russell, 662.679.0639 Olive Branch Outpatient Office Thursday, June 8, 6-7:30 p.m. Contact:...

2017 Anniversary Weekend

Event Schedule 11 a.m.-Noon — Check in 11:30 — Lunch Noon — Opening remarks and alumni stories 1:30-3 p.m. — Activity Block 1 Equine therapy demonstrations 12-Step walk tour and...

Honor the journey of those who’ve overcome addiction

September is National Recovery Month If you’ve ever had someone you love struggle with addiction to drugs or alcohol, you know how painful it can be. As a therapist who...

5 Ways to Handle the Holidays

When you have a loved one in active addiction, you may feel more dread than cheer as the holidays approach. The good news is, strategies like taking care of yourself and setting boundaries can help you manage the season — and may motivate your loved one to get the help they need.

Tupelo Professionals Gather for Addiction Medicine Update

Photo Gallery — Counselors, healthcare providers and other professionals from the Tupelo area heard the latest developments in regional drug-addiction trends, as physicians from Oxford Treatment Center offered a lunch-and-learn update.

Understanding Addiction: Upcoming Events

On Oct. 20, Oxford Treatment Center’s Olive Branch Outpatient Office will begin offering a weekly support group for those who have been affected by addiction in a loved one. The following week, Oxford Treatment Center’s Director of Professional and Medical Relations will provide an Addiction Medicine Update to area professionals at a lunch-and-learn presentation.

A Portrait of Trauma: Ann’s Story

Ann E. had avoided looking in a mirror for most of her life. She despised the shame she saw behind her own eyes. But near the end of her time in treatment at Oxford Treatment Center, she was offered a different view of herself: The perspective of those who had walked beside her in the first steps of recovery...

Mental Health Professionals gather to network

On Sept. 5, Oxford Treatment Center hosted the second in an ongoing series of networking events for Mental Health Professionals in the Oxford area. The breakfast meeting was held in...

Prescription drug abuse topic of talks

More than 150 physicians from north Mississippi and the Memphis area gathered in Oxford on March 27 for the MPHP Prescribers Summit: Controlled Substances Update. Oxford Treatment Center sponsored The...

Networking Luncheon connects mental health professionals

In a line of work where privacy and discretion rule, mental health practitioners can find it difficult to connect with others in their field. Enabling local professionals to serve as...

Tupelo’s Daily Journal features Oxford Treatment Center

Oxford Treatment Center was featured in a half-page story in the Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, edition of The Daily Journal. The Tupelo-based newspaper covers all of northeastern Mississippi. The story...

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