About Weems Community Mental Health Center Smith County Office
Substance abuse is a great concern for many communities.
Weems LifeCare offers treatment programs that address a variety of substance abuse problemsincluding those that are just beginning to cause problems in an individual's life.
The treatment programs include:
Residential Treatment: 30-day residential treatment program for the more severe substance abuse issues. Weems LifeCare is a 36-bed residential program located behind the Weems Main Center at 1415 College Drive. Licensed by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, LifeCare treats both men and women ages 18 and older.
Secondary Residential Treatment:
Extended treatment beyond the initial 30-day inpatient program that allows individuals to work during the day. Clients can stay up to 60 days in the three-quarter way program.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP):
10-week structured program for problems that are not so severe as to require inpatient treatment; consists of three group meetings per week after business hours, which allows participants to keep their regular work schedule in most cases. Individual counseling is also an important part of IOP.
State-approved program for individuals who have lost their driver's license due to a DUI citation; upon completion of the program, individuals may be eligible for reinstatement of the driver's license one to two years earlier than otherwise.
Opioid Replacement Education Group:
For those seeking Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid addiction.
Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program:
10-week structured program for the adolescent population in which participants meet three times per week for 10 weeks. Individual counseling is also provided.
Payment is on a sliding fee scale based on income and other factors, also accepted in cash, self-payment, medicaid, medicare, state financed health insurance plan other than medicaid, and private health insurance.
For hours and more information, please contact directly.
Is this treatment center really free?
Most of the listings on this website are free; however, we decided it would also be helpful for our visitors to see sliding scale treatment centers (which are based on your income and you can qualify for free treatment) and low cost rehab centers for low income persons.