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Parkwood Behavioral Health System

8135 Goodman Road, Olive Branch, Mississippi, 38654
Parkwood offers a variety of substance abuse, dual diagnosis and mental health treatment services, including detox, residential, partial hospitalization and outpatient care. The facility provides programs for adolescents, adults, children and seniors, and takes great care to personalize each treatment plan to meet the specific needs of each individual. Staffed by a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified clinicians, Parkwood offers a structured and safe space for recovery, as well as a full continuum of care.

Facility Highlights

  • Crisis Management
  • Individual Therapy
  • Activity Therapy


  • Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

    These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

    Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Paul King
    Dr. Paul KingMedical Director
    Dr. Paul King, a Board-certified psychiatrist, serves as the Medical Director of Parkwood Behavioral Health System. Dr. King earned a master’s degree in Microbiology and a medical doctorate from Cornell University Medical College. He served his psychiatric training at New York Hospital’s Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic and Fellowship training in child psychiatry at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.
  • Dr. David Struble
    Dr. David StrubleChild Services Medical Director
    Dr. David Struble serves as the Child Services Medical Director at Parkwood Hospital and is a Board-certified psychiatrist. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where he graduated magna cum laude and completed Medical School at the University of Tennessee, School of Medicine. Dr. Struble completed his Residency and Fellowship at Wright State University School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Struble was recently honored as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist of the Year by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Memphis affiliate.

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Parkwood Behavioral Health System, located in Olive Branch, Miss. offers residential and outpatient treatment to children, adolescents, and adults struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse. The organization opened its doors in 1987 and is located seven miles outside of Memphis, Tenn. The facility is one of only 26 residential treatment centers in Mississippi.


To be admitted, clients may call Parkwood Behavioral Health System 24 hours a day to schedule a free assessment. During the initial assessment, clients work with a mental health professional to determine what level of treatment would be most appropriate. The facility offers a wide range of specialized treatment programs, including partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and residential treatment. The facility is also able to treat clients with a dual diagnosis.

Parkwood’s treatment program follows the 12-Step method and seeks to be “educational, insightful, and experiential.” Throughout treatment, clients receive individual, group, and family therapy as well as attend on-site 12-step meetings and medical education on the disease of addiction. The facility also offers a range non-traditional treatments, including art therapy, pet therapy, yoga, and a relaxation group.

Families are encouraged to participate in the treatment program to educate themselves on their loved one’s goals and needs. The facility also offers educational opportunities for children receiving treatment through Park Academy, a fully accredited, on-campus school.


The treatment team at Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, certified addiction counselors, and recreational therapists. The facility is one of 14 facilities in the state accredited by The Joint Commission. To date, the six individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter gave moderate ratings for the facility's staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 3.3/5


There is currently limited information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, photos on the Parkwood Behavioral Health System website indicateshared dorm-style bedrooms, a gymnasium, several classrooms, and modern bathrooms. The facility does not allow clients to bring any electronics such as cell phones or computers. To date, the six individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter offered average ratings for the upkeep of the facility.

Cleanliness: 3.1/5


At time of writing, the four alumni polled by Rehabs.com gave mixed reviews of the facility. One reviewer polled on more granular metrics gave low one-star and two out of five-star ratings for the facility's cleanliness, level of staff support, and both individual and group counseling. However, he did report that the facility provided him with the proper tools to recover. Another alum reported a lack of programming, writing: "You don't get help. All they do is collect your money. Don't go here at all."

However, a positive reviewer gave the facility excellent ratings overall, offering high four and five-star ratings for the same aforementioned metrics. “It only works if you want it to. You have to help yourself with their help,” the alum wrote.

On Google, opinions of the facility were more negative, as 82 reviewers offered the facility an average rating of 2.1 out of five stars. The most common complaints regarding the staff. "Most of the staff were rude and disrespectful. Food is horrible. I suggest that if you are thinking about going there DON'T" wrote J.C. in a representative review.[1]


At the time of this writing, the five loved ones polled by Rehabs.com gave mixed reviews, and only two reviewers reported they would recommend Parkwood Behavioral Health System to others. While the loved ones offered moderate ratings for the level of family participation, they offered lower ratings for the facility's counseling options and holistic offerings.

Family Participation: 3.4/5
Counseling Options: 3/5
Holistic Offerings: 2/5

When asked to comment on facility strengths, several loved ones scoffed at the question and indicated they could not think of any strengths. However, others mentioned that the facility had good food and and support staff, and that communication was a strength. When asked to comment on facility weaknesses, two reviewers cited cost, and two reported “everything” as a weakness. One loved one wrote, “Avoid at all cost,” but another wrote, “This facility offers spiritual healing as well as compassionate and caring counselors.”


At the time of this writing, the one staff member polled by Rehabs.com gave glowing ratings for the facility, awarding five stars for the facility's staff experience, likelihood to recommend, and counseling options. When asked about strengths of the facility, she wrote, “Great client care.” She did not share any facility weaknesses, adding, “The staff is caring and makes sure that the proper care is received.”


The cost of treatment at Parkwood Behavioral Health System is not published. However, the facility accepts private insurance plans and Medicare. The facility is one of 45 facilities in the state that accept Medicare. To date, the six individuals polled by Rehabs.com on the matter offered low ratings for the facility's cost.

Affordability: 2.3/5

[1] GoogleReviews

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