Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Millcreek of Magee Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Our History

Rehabilitation Centers LLC, d/b/a Millcreek, has been providing quality behavioral health services for emotionally disturbed and developmentally delayed children and adolescents for almost 40 years.

Millcreek is the largest private provider for children and adolescents in the state of Mississippi and was the first provider of child and adolescent services in Mississippi to receive The Joint Commission accreditation.In 1976, an Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded (ICF/MR) was established in Magee. In February of 1990, due to an urgent need for long-term psychiatric services in the state of Mississippi, Millcreek opened the first Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) in the state of Mississippi. Day Treatment services for the emotionally disturbed and developmentally delayed were opened in 1994.

In 1976, the Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) was established in Magee. In February of 1990, due to an urgent need for long-term psychiatric services in the state of Mississippi, Millcreek opened the first Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF). Day Treatment services for the emotionally disturbed and developmentally delayed programs were opened in 1994.

In November 1999, a 12-bed Therapeutic Group Home that provides long-term care for male adolescents with serious emotional disturbances was added to Millcreek’s continuum of care. Another 10-bed Therapeutic Group Home was opened in January 2003. These Therapeutic Group Homes are currently located in Brookhaven and Raleigh, MS.

In February 2006, Millcreek Behavioral Health opened a Day Treatment program in Meadville, Mississippi. In 2010 an additional Day Treatment program was opened in Clinton and later moved to Pearl, MS in an effort to serve the densely populated central Mississippi area.

Millcreek was acquired by Acadia Healthcare in April of 2011. Since that time, Millcreek has focused on enhancing quality care and customer service. As a result, Millcreek is recognized as a leading provider of behavioral health care in Mississippi.

In 2012, Millcreek opened the first Supervised Living homes for adults with intellectual disabilities (IID). Since that time, Millcreek has become the largest provider of this service in the state and currently operates twenty 4-bed supervised living homes located across the state.

Millcreek began providing an array of community-based services in 1999. This program serves Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and is certified by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH). Services and supports are provided to eligible individuals and their families to enable individuals to remain with their families or return to their community from a congregate care setting. Services include respite care, behavior support/ intervention, attendant care, therapy services, supported employment, supervised living, day habilitation, and prevocational services.