Addiction specialists at University of Mississippi Medical Center provide compassionate, research-based assessment, treatment, and referral services for adults (age 18 and up) troubled by alcohol and/or drug use. We look at the whole person, designing treatment plans around the unique history, needs, and goals of each patient.
We strive to minimize the harmful effects of addiction, while increasing a person’s overall well-being and ability to function. We want to intervene as early as possible when there are signs of alcohol or drug problems.
As part of the state’s only academic medical center, our program is strengthened by our emphasis on education, research, and health care.
UMMC is committed to providing care that meets the high standards of scientific evidence.
Our approach for treating addiction is based on the Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment published by the National Institutes of Drug Abuse (NIDA). The principles convey these concepts:
We provide a wide range of services provided by professionals in a variety of medical disciplines. This gives our patients ready access to specialized care when needed. We offer:
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Because we understand the best time to start treatment is as soon as the patient asks for it, we work hard to minimize delays in care.
To make an appointment, call: (601) 984-6925.
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Our Behavioral Health Specialty Clinic is located at University Physicians - Riverchase at 2550 Flowood Drive.