Addiction Resource Guide



Alliance Health Center


Psychiatric Hospital with Integrated Chemical Dependency Treatment

The Program
"In Its Own Words"

STATISTICS

Self Description:

"A medical detox unit utilizing a substance specific dosage reduction protocol to safely attain a drug free state in patient."

Treatment Philosophy:

"To detoxify patient in a medically safe way and to introduce patient to principles of recovery and increase patient's awareness of their physical disease."


Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Provide assessment during and after detox process to best determine what additional psychiatric follow up is needed post detox."


Family Program:

"Due to medical aspect of unit and short duration of treatment, patient family involvement is minimal."


Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Introduce patient to 12 Step program, stress the historical effectiveness of this approach to continuing sobriety."


Position on Confrontation:

"Patients are exposed to focus groups dedicated to exposing and exploring the denial process on multiple levels."


Additional Characteristics:

"An integrated team of addiction professionals and recovering personnel with 12 Step meetings on unit and on premises. Close realtionship with local, state and national facilities for referral of patients for continuing treatment."

GENERAL:

    Number of Beds: 134
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 40
    Total Adults Admits: 94
    Average Length of Stay 10 days
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under 25 35%
    Percent with College Education: 20%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance Data Not Supplied
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:90%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


SPECIAL POPULATIONS:

Facility has separate program for:
  • Geriatric


  • Facility has special track for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crystal Meth
  • Depresion
  • Grief & Loss
  • Marijuana
  • Obsessive/Compulsive
  • Pain Management
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse


  • PAYMENT INFORMATION:

    Self-pay Cost per Week: $5000 (deposit)
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No

    LICENSING & ACCREDITATION:

    Licensed by: Mississippi Dept. of Health
    Type of License: Medical and Behavioral
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (601) 483-6211
    General Information: (601) 483-6211
    Address: 5000 Hwy. 39 North
    Meridian, MS 39305