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Turning Point Counseling

8829 Centre Street, Southaven, Mississippi, 38671
Addiction Campuses of Mississippi works with adults and adolescents struggling with substance abuse to develop realistic strategies for lifelong sobriety. Addiction Campuses of Mississippi collaborates with clients and their families every step of the way, referring expert interventionists when necessary and guiding individuals experiencing withdrawals through medically-supervised detoxification. Individual, group and family counseling are coupled with life skills coaching and aftercare support services to foster meaningful personal growth, enhanced self-awareness and enduring recovery.

Facility Highlights

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Behavioral Health Care Accreditation
  • Joint Commission Accredited

Specialization

  • Residential Treatment

    Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
  • Individual Therapy

    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Robert Scott
    Robert ScottLMFT, CCAP/ Director of Clinical Operations, Addiction Campuses of Mississippi
    Bobby Scott is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), a Certified Advanced Clinical Drug Counselor (CACDC) and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC). He holds a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. Bobby is also a licensed minister and is the owner and founder of Turning Point Counseling & Consulting. He is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Mississippi Association of Addictions Professionals (MAAP). Mr. Scott has extensive experience in both the inpatient and outpatient setting treating a wide range of issues including addictions. He was a part of the developmental and treatment team which created one of the first Juvenile and Adult Drug Courts in the state of Mississippi in DeSoto County. Bobby not only specializes in addictions but is trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) which is one of the most successful and empirically based treatment models for addressing multiple addiction and mental health disorders.
  • James Franks
    James FranksPresident, Addiction Campuses of Mississippi
    James (Jimmy) R. Franks is President of Turning Point Recovery, Addiction Campuses’ Mississippi campus location. Jimmy is a retired Business Executive who has helped lead numerous small companies to success. Over the past three years he has worked closely with the Turning Point Recovery team and seen lives changed. Since joining as President in November 2011, he has led his caring staff in their endeavor to continue to help people restore their lives as well as the lives of their families. He is also the founder/ president of Lighthouse Recovery Residences Inc., currently the only residential extended care homes available in Desoto County, MS. Jimmy earned is B.S. in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University and is a graduate of Command and General Staff College, US Army , Fort Leavenworth, KS. A proud husband, father, and grandfather, Jimmy has been married to his wife Jimmie Sue for almost 50 years and he served as Deacon at Longview Heights Baptist Church, Olive Branch, MS.

Financial Details

  • Less than 60%

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ABOUT ADDICTION CAMPUSES OF MISSISSIPPI

Based in Southaven, Miss., Addiction Campuses of Mississippi provides a full continuum of treatment for services for adults struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. The center’s programs include medical detox, residential treatment, outpatient treatment (OP), intensive outpatient treatment (IOP), and medication management for individuals dealing with opioid addiction (Suboxone). Intervention services and ongoing aftercare are also available for clients and their families.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Upon admission, clients undergo a detailed assessment to determine whether or not medical detox is necessary. Those who require treatment for withdrawal symptoms begin their stay with detox before transitioning to residential or outpatient treatment, which is offered at both standard and intensive outpatient levels. Additionally, IOP Suboxone treatment, which incorporates counseling, addiction education, 12-step work, and family programming along with regular dosing, is available. Aftercare is provided through counseling, relapse prevention programming, educational workshops, and vocational rehabilitation.

According to the facility’s website, treatment is tailored to each client’s goals, but programming emphasizes the use dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in both individual and group counseling. Additionally, clients participate in life skills education, 12-step meetings, and family programs. For those needing help with transitional planning for housing and continued support, assistance is available.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

According to the center’s website, its team of licensed professionals and medical staff includes physicians specializing in psychiatry, nurses, counselors, and clinical supervisory personnel.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

According to the facility’s website, residential clients stay at the Lighthouse Recovery sober living homes located a few miles from campus. The facility provides separate residences for men and women and can accommodate up to 40 clients at a time. Living quarters are simple but homelike; clients sleep in twin beds in shared bedrooms and have access to a full kitchen and furnished living room. Meals are provided.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The two alumni polled by Rehabs.com shared vastly differing opinions of the treatment they received at Addiction Campuses of Mississippi. T.P. provided five out of five stars for the center’s treatment effectiveness and commented on the caring staff and “very helpful” admissions department; however, L.W. provided the program’s treatment effectiveness with just one star, characterizing their experience as “Horrible.” “Treatment and accommodations are awful,” they wrote.

Reviews submitted to Google were more conclusive; each of the four reviewers submitted five out of five stars.[1] Two reviewers commented on the “great experience,” and Justin specifically highlighted the treatment team. “The staff truly cares about your recovery. I would recommend this treatment center to anyone and everyone,” he wrote.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

The three loved ones surveyed by Rehabs.com were unanimous in their negative opinions of the facility and its treatment. The two respondents who were polled regarding the program’s treatment effectiveness provided just one star, and D.H., the third respondent, characterized the facility as “a joke.” While D.H. admitted that they encountered “a few good counselors,” Mike and S.F.T.W. complained about communication problems with the staff that impacted the care their loved ones received. “They will tell you and promise you everything before you commit your loved one. Then suddenly they treat you as if you don’t exist,” Mike wrote. S.F.T.W. noted that employees failed to return calls and “do not pay attention to the patients nor do they hold themselves accountable for when things happen in the facility with patients.”

Lori, the single reviewer on Yellowpages.com, also provided the facility with a rating of one out of five stars.[2] She noted inappropriate housing facilities, “questionable” treatment, and a lack of communication with the staff. “We decided to pull our son immediately, but were blocked for over a day by this organization, who conveniently ‘lost’ him. No one knew where he was for an entire day, including … a director.”

FINANCING

According to its website, the center accepts credit cards and works with a number of private insurance companies, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Cigna Behavioral Health. Some financial assistance is available, and clients may secure loans through Clark Behavioral Health Financing.

[1] https://goo.gl/mXILCG
[2] https://www.yellowpages.com/southaven-ms/mip/addiction-campuses-of-mississippi-506576356

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