Tupelo, Olive Branch offices closing
Oxford Treatment Center is closing its outpatient offices in Tupelo and Olive Branch, Miss., to focus on its continuum of care at its two primary locations.
The center provides treatment for drug and alcohol addiction at two campuses in Lafayette County, Mississippi. Withdrawal management and residential treatment take place at its 110-acre residential campus at Etta. Meanwhile, its Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), outpatient services and continuing care are all housed at its Resolutions campus in South Oxford.
The closure of the two small satellite offices comes as part of a cost-reduction initiative by parent company American Addiction Centers (AAC), the nation’s largest independent provider of drug and alcohol addiction treatment services.
Oxford Treatment Center CEO Mark Sawyer said the needs of the center’s patient population have changed since the satellite offices were initially opened. Neither included a housing component.
“Each of these offices was created to provide continuing care to people who were returning home after treatment to the Tupelo, Memphis or DeSoto County areas,” Sawyer said.
“Today, nearly two-thirds of our patients come to us from out-of-state. It makes far more sense for them to continue their care at our Resolutions campus in Oxford, where we can provide housing, a robust therapy schedule, and 24/7 supervision.”
The Resolutions campus off Highway 7 South includes a 12,000-square-foot outpatient center with separate areas for medical services, therapy and community events. It is flanked by four supportive housing residences for up to 48 people. Residents continue to participate in treatment, while also developing the skills they need to regain independence and build a new substance-free lifestyle.
The Oxford Outpatient Center at Resolutions also hosts a Community IOP program for people who need help for drug and alcohol problems but are not going away for residential treatment. Community IOP allows them to get help on a part-time schedule while also maintaining their job or staying in school.
To learn more about programs and facilities at the Oxford Resolutions campus, visit oxfordtreatment.com/oxford.