Oxford Treatment Center, Oxford

3.9 (15 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
1916 University Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655
8882568742 Visit Website

Paying for Treatment

  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

Oxford Treatment Center, which is owned and operated by American Addiction Centers (AAC), adheres to a philosophy that addresses the mind, body, and spirit. They are committed to investing in the whole person, because finding new ways to experience and enjoy life is key to sustaining recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The Oxford treatment program is structured to include a rich range of experiential therapies in which each patient will take part. These aspects of the program are designed to help patients process the thoughts and feelings they will experience during their time in treatment. These sessions also build hope for the future, affirming that a life free from drugs and alcohol can include surprising new dimensions. Located one mile east of the University of Mississippi campus, the Oxford Outpatient Office hosts an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). This 10-week, part-time treatment program can serve as an alternative or follow-up to residential treatment for substance abuse disorders.

Oxford Treatment Center, Oxford Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Anonymous

Really? Think twice before sending a loved one here or deciding to sign yourself in. Our loved one has been getting the worst treatment ever.

Anonymous

Good facility, treatment could be longer. Friendly staff ad counselors. Small, short term, and not much extra curricular activity options.

AB

I am very mixed about this center. I have a loved on who went to this treatment center and has been sober for 6 months. My problem is he never came home. He went to the aftercare and feels he can’t ...

Cassidy

Staff is amazing, I knew I was meant to come to this facility the moment I arrived

Tina

Went to the one in olive branch it was a joke was the only one in the class they just wanted my pay did nothing for me but waste my time

Dakota

stuff can be changed but alright for my experience

Renae

Awesome

Danielle

Amazing and supportive staff

QC

Employees & Staff. Meals, extracurricular Activities. Great loving, hard working staff.

MM

Oxford treatment center saved my life. The staff are awesome!

Mark

Self detox and it was HORRIBLE

Anonymous

He was great when he came back. He chose to not change friends and fell back into it. The Rehab was great.

Anonymous

Anytime I tried to call to talk to her or at least find out how to address a envelope to her they would hang up on me.

EGM

Staff was not supportive. Facility needs many things improved.

JW

he as sober 5 months ,then relapsed


Areas of Focus
Client & Family Support Groups

Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

12-Step

The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

Aftercare Support

Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.

Key Staff Members
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    Mary L. Smith - Director of Admissions

    When patients and families reach out to The Oxford Center, Mary’s role is to connect them with the help they need. 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.

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    Garry Riefers - Founding Program Director

    Focused today on training and education, Garry developed the clinical content of The Oxford Center’s residential program and provided supervision for all counselors and therapists. A 30-year veteran of the substance abuse treatment field, Garry served as Program Director for The Haven House in Oxford from 2000-12. There, he worked to transform the size and scope of the program and was instrumental in creating the first medically assisted detoxification program for a Mississippi Department of Mental Health substance abuse treatment program.

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    Billy Young - CEO

    A founding partner of The Oxford Center, Billy has been involved in the treatment of addictive disorders for more than 30 years. His past experience includes successful tenures as Executive Director of Pine Grove Recovery Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.; Executive Director of a CRC Health facility in Nashville, Tenn.; and CEO of Remuda Ranch in Wickenburg, Ariz. A native Mississippian, he holds an undergraduate degree from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and obtained his master’s degree from the University of Mississippi.

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    Barbara Cox, MS, LSW, MAC - Interim Manager of Outpatient Services

    Barbara, a licensed social worker and Master Addiction Counselor, oversees clinical services at Oxford Treatment Center’s three outpatient offices. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Union University and a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining Oxford Treatment Center, she served clients through Mississippi Vocational Rehabilitation Services, working with the disabled and with those in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. She has served on the advisory board for Ability Works in Oxford and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.