Some children or adolescents have needs that cannot be met through community resources. Additionally, some youth are not able to reside at home or participate in other treatment programs, as they may require more ongoing treatment in order to function. Millcreek of Magee, a behavioral disorders treatment facility in Mississippi, understands that some adolescents and young adults require such care, which is why we have designed beneficial programs at our facility that are delivered in therapeutic group homes.
The therapeutic group homes at the treatment facility Millcreek of Magee allow male adolescents and young adults between the ages of 12 and 21 to thrive with our treatment programs so that they are able to successfully reintegrate back into their respective communities. With three locations, Brookhaven, Raleigh, and Natchez, and ten licensed beds in each home, young men who reside in our therapeutic group homes have access to qualified, experienced, and compassionate staff at our treatment facility 24/7, who can provide invaluable support on an ongoing basis. Additionally, those in our therapeutic group homes participate in the following programs while engaging in this type of service:
Education programs: Recognizing the importance of education, those in our treatment facility’s therapeutic group homes are able to participate in educational programs. Whether they are working towards a high school degree or GED, or wish to acquire college credit, our treatment facility puts forth every effort to help the young men in our therapeutic group homes achieve their academic goals.
Employment opportunities: Millcreek of Magee, a behavioral health treatment center, supplies young men in our facility’s therapeutic group homes with paid employment opportunities on our campus. Our facility provides this so as to develop and enhance occupational skills, which can improve functioning and increase independence once these individuals return to their communities. Our treatment facility will also help these youth find jobs within the community when that is an appropriate and viable option.
Community-based programs: A big part of being able to successfully reintegrate back into one’s community has to do with being able to function well in community settings. Because of this, we afford male adolescents and young adults with opportunities for community-based programs so that social skills can be improved.
Furthermore, while young men partake in the above opportunities and programs at our treatment center, they also engage in a number of cognitive-behavioral-based therapeutic programs as they reside in our facility’s therapeutic group homes. The following types of treatment are featured within our facility’s beneficial program:
- Individual therapy programs occur at least twice per month
- Family therapy programs are conducted at least once per month
- Group therapy programs takes place at least three times per week
- Experiential therapy programs
- Recreational therapy programs
Substance abuse treatment programs are also available if a youth has a problem with drugs and/or alcohol.. A licensed therapist with substance abuse counseling history, who is part of our staff, facilitates these services. Additionally, Millcreek of Magee, a treatment facility in Mississippi, employs experienced and qualified psychiatrists who can evaluate the need for psychotropic medication(s) and subsequently prescribe and monitor medication(s) if it is deemed necessary and appropriate for treatment.
Millcreek of Magee’s therapeutic group homes can also be used as an option for care once a young person has completed a more intensive form of treatment. If you feel your child could benefit from such services, do not hesitate to contact us for more information. At Millcreek of Magee, the programs offered at our treatment facility can help.