Oxford Treatment Center

297 County Road 244 , Etta, Mississippi, 38627
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Facility Summary

Serving the greater Mississippi area, Oxford provides an individualized treatment program for each client. Our continuum of care will ensure that you’ll have every step of treatment you need. Whether you need an intensive outpatient program or aftercare, you’ll find a comprehensive program at Oxford.

Programs & Services
Co-Occuring Disorder Treatment
At American Addiction Centers, we treat the whole person. All AAC facilities provide the highest-quality care for co-occurring disorders, such as addiction and depression.
Safe Medical Detox
You’re in good hands with us during detox. You’ll be safe and comfortable, attended to 24/7 by our doctors and nurses. We utilize the revolutionary EarlySense technology to monitor your vital signs while you sleep.
Addiction Focused Healthcare
We provide sub-acute programing for substance abuse disorder. This offers 24/7 medical supervision in a live-in environment at our facilities for patients in need of a higher level of medical care and mental health services that is fully focused on recovery in a sober environment.
Inpatient Residential
All of our facilities welcome patients in residential rehabilitation where we provide live-in treatment that is fully focused on recovery in a sober environment.
PHP / Day Treatment
Each of our treatment centers offers a partial hospitalization program (PHP), sometimes called “day treatment,” to patients who need a good deal of support but still wish to live at home.
IOP / Intensive Outpatient
An intensive outpatient program (IOP) involves going to treatment several hours per day but returning home when you’re done. Many people will step down from residential or day treatment into an IOP.
Telehealth Addiction Treatment
We provide outpatient services via telehealth so you can receive the support you need from your home. All telehealth services are offered via confidential, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing.
Outpatient Therapy
Standard outpatient therapy provides a limited number of therapy hours per week. Outpatient therapy can keep you grounded in your goals and connected to sober supports as you progress in your recovery.
Coronavirus Testing
An FDA - EUA approved PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test that will help determine if you have a current, active COVID-19 infection.
Joint Commission Accreditation
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
Partner with the Mississippi State Department of Health
National Association for Behavioral Healthcare Membership
Fair Care Promise: Our Commitment to Patients

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Treatment Approach

Evidence-Based Treatment

At Oxford Treatment Center, our remote and tranquil setting in the rolling hills of North Mississippi is a great place to begin your journey toward recovery from addiction. Our program offers personalized, evidence-based addiction treatment backed by scientific research. Guided by decades of research and data, our decisions and approaches to addiction treatment offers improved outcomes and adheres to strict best practices.

Treatment Modalities and Specialized Groups

We offer various of levels of care including medical detox, inpatient, PHP, IOP and standard outpatient along with a wide range of therapies and treatment modalities. Some of our therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy and motivational interviewing.

We also provide specialized programs and groups for the LBTQ+ community, first responders, pregnant women and young adults. Because of our scenic location, we also incorporate outdoor activities such as hiking and horseback riding into our therapies and utilize alternative approaches such as yoga, music and art therapy.


At our residential campus, we work to house clients with other individuals in their age range and housing is gender-specific. Clients live in cabins with 11 other people, and sleep in semi-private 2-bedroom accommodations with private bathrooms. Cabins include a TV and lounge, and onsite, clients can enjoy our on-site ropes course, frisbee golf, labyrinth, gym, sand volleyball court and more.

Meet the Staff

Jerri Avery
LCAT, Ph.D., Clinical Director

Dr. Jerri Avery holds a Ph.D. in public policy and administration from Jackson State University. With over 24 years of experience, she has directed programs and conducted research on mental health promotion, drug treatment initiatives, and drug prevention. Dr. Avery served as Director of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services prior to becoming Oxford’s clinical director.

Mary L. Smith
Director of Admissions

Mary Smith’s experience in addiction recovery includes working as a clinical assistant, family program counselor and admissions officer, and a volunteer with the 23rd Judicial District Drug Court in Dickson County, Tenn. Her experience also includes managing female-only sober-living homes.

Barry Doughty
ICADC-I, SAP, CPI-Instructor, Direct Care Coordinator

Barry Doughty supervises residential treatment programs for adults ages 26 and older. In his more than 10 years of experience in the addiction field, he has worked as an aftercare/outreach counselor with direct services and taught addiction education. He specializes in motivational interviewing as an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and works to facilitate patient-centered change.

For Families


If the patient consents, therapists can keep family members updated on the patient’s progress and provide addiction education opportunities for their loved ones to attend. Every other weekend on Fridays and Saturdays, Oxford hosts family programming from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendance must be approved by a patient’s counselor before visitation. Family counseling is available upon request.

Visiting Your Loved One

Family visits are only permitted once a patient has completed detox or have been at the facility for at least 72 hours. Visits occur each Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and must be pre-approved by the treatment team.

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