Oxford Treatment Center (MS)
Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center in Etta, Mississippi
Facility Highlights and Services
Located in the rolling hills of Northern Mississippi, Oxford Treatment Center’s gender-specific rehab treats people with substance use disorders while also helping them connect with nature and try new, fun activities. At Oxford, you can address your substance abuse issues while forming a robust community of recovering peers and participating in a plethora of specialized therapies that encourage dynamic healing.
- Multiple levels of care ranging from high to low intensity, such as medical detoxification, inpatient 24/7 residential treatment, and flexible outpatient programs.
- Nature-friendly setting in Northern Mississippi.
- Evidence-based therapies and experiential therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (talk therapy), dialectical behavioral therapy, equine therapy, art therapy, music therapy, yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and more.
- A fitness facility where patients can build their physical fitness.
- Specialized treatment tracks for veterans, LGBTQ, those with co-occurring disorders and more.
“I came in here with a lot of walls up… [Now] I feel 100% better. I opted to stay longer ’cause I knew I needed a little more help and I knew they [Oxford Treatment Center] could give it to me, and physically and mentally I definitely feel stronger. ”
Oxford Treatment Center in Mississippi accepts most private health instance policies. We are currently in-network with companies such as United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. By utilizing your insurance policy’s behavioral health benefits, you can minimize your out-of-pocket expenses. Find out whether your insurance will cover your treatment stay at Oxford Treatment Center below.
Oxford Treatment Center offers a variety of services to our patients struggling with addiction and other co-occurring disorders, including (but not limited to):
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) at Oxford Treatment Center employs the use of medication (with patients’ consent) alongside behavioral therapy to treat substance use disorders. Most frequently, MAT is used to treat alcohol use disorders and opioid use disorders. Oxford’s clinical staff and physicians may sometimes suggest the use of MAT to simultaneously manage patients’ chronic pain.
Specialized Treatment Tracks
Oxford Treatment Center offers customized and gender-specific treatment tracks for veterans, pregnant women, licensed healthcare professionals (and other professionals), and people suffering from co-occurring disorders.
Co-occurring Mental Health Disorder Treatment
To boost the efficacy of our treatment program, Oxford Treatment Center offers co-occurring mental health condition treatment to patients. Co-occurring disorder treatment is aimed towards those who suffer from a mental health issue separate from their substance use disorder.
Individual Therapy Oxford Treatment Center
provides patients the opportunity to address many of their SUD’s contributing factors through various individual therapies. Some of our therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy, and more.
Family Support and Therapy
Those attending one of Oxford’s residential or outpatient facilities are invited to attend a 2-day intensive family therapy program during their residential phase and the outpatient phase of treatment. All attending family members must be approved by the patient and their clinical team.
Group therapy sessions are led by a trained clinicians and are vital in a patient’s recovery. Group therapy fosters community and providing opportunities to form lifelong connections. Group therapy sessions are one hour in length and may occur 3-4 times a day, 7 days a week in addition to other classes and activities.
12-Step and Other Alternate Groups
Oxford Treatment Center offers 12-step meetings and other alternate group peer-supported meetings, including SMART recovery.
Besides its luxurious setting and high-end amenities, patients can expect the following at Oxford Treatment Center:
Each treatment environment is unique, but Oxford Treatment Center’s setting fosters a connection with nature in a serene setting while also offering various evidence-based treatment modalities. You are welcome to tour our facility ahead of time, but we ask that you please call our rehab first.
Our admissions process is quick and easy and usually takes an hour or less to complete. Once you arrive at the airport, one of our behavioral health technicians in our in-house transportation department will meet you at the airport and transport you to our facility where you will begin your admissions process.
Oxford Treatment Center employs an executive chef that can accommodate various special diets upon request.
Luxury Amenities Overview.
Housing at Oxford Treatment Center helps residents connect with the natural world in a safe, clean, and relaxing environment. At Oxford Treatment Center’s residential campus, clients will live in cabins with 11 other people, and sleep in semi-private 2-bed rooms with private bathrooms. Oxford housing is gender-specific and strives to match patients with other individuals in their age range. Each cabin has a television and a spacious lounge where residents can relax, socialize with their peers, reflect on their time in treatment, or work on their step work.
At OTC, we believe patients should be able to use their technology in safe and responsible ways. For a short initial period, we encourage patients to stay away from their phones and other devices they use to communicate. After this time, patients will be allowed to use their technology in designated times.
If the patient consents, therapists will regularly contact the patient’s chosen family members and loved ones to update them on the patient’s progress. Family counseling is available upon request.
Family programming at Oxford Treatment Center occurs other weekend, from 9AM to 3PM on Friday and Saturday. This intensive family therapy program must be approved by a patient’s counselor before visitation.
Visiting Your Loved One
During your loved one’s treatment, you can visit your loved one if they and their treatment team think it is appropriate and safe for the patient. Family members will be able to visit their loved ones in and around the main pavilion of the Etta, MS campus, each Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visits are permitted once the patient has completed detox or been at the facility for at least 72 hours. All visits must be pre-approved by the patient’s treatment team.
It takes a team of experts to fight a complex disease like addiction. As we invest in the most sophisticated technologies to support your treatment, we simultaneously invest in top clinical minds to provide the highest level of care to you.
At Oxford Treatment Center, our treatment team includes primary therapists, experiential therapists, a medical director, a nursing director, a clinical director, a program director, and a family program director. Approximately 25-40% of Oxford’s staff has experienced recovery from drug or alcohol addiction first hand, so we intimately understand the treatment process and are able to better connect with how our clients are thinking and feeling at each phase of their recovery journey.
Mark Sawyer, CEO
CEO of Oxford Treatment Centers facilities Mark Sawyer most recently served as CEO at Acadia Healthcare’s Twelve Oaks Recovery Center in Navarre, FL. During his 6-year tenure at Twelve Oaks, Sawyer served as controller, CFO, director of operations and CEO. Under his leadership, the center made strides in client satisfaction, employee engagement and financial metrics, earning Acadia’s first Recovery Division Clinical Excellence Award in 2016.
Mark Stovall, COO
Mark Stovall, CAT, CMHT, joined Oxford Treatment Center in March of 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer. He brings nearly 20 years experience in the coordination, development and management of inpatient chemical dependency and behavioral health programs. Stovall is the former director of the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH). During his eight years with the department, he led divisions including adolescent services, clinical services, and treatment services. His efforts at DMH included advancing the use of evidence-based programs in community treatment centers across Mississippi.
Mary Smith, Director of Admissions
Our Director of Admissions, Mary L. Smith, connects patients and their loved ones with the help they need when they reach out to us. Her experience in the addiction-recovery field includes working as a clinical assistant, family program counselor, and admissions officer at New Life Lodge in Tennessee and volunteering with 23rd Judicial District Drug Court in Dickson County, Tenn. Her experience also includes managing sober-living homes for women.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that various areas of healthcare treatment meet lofty standards. The standards, policies, and accreditation process are actively overseen by an elected board of 11 directors. CARF’s mission is to “promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of persons served.” According to CARF, “Providers that meet our standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.”
The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval is a visible demonstration of our commitment to safe, high-quality care to our patients and their families.
Our Behavioral Health Care accreditation from The Joint Commission means our Oxford Treatment facilities meet the “highest national standards for safety and quality of care”.