ABOUT FAIRLAND CENTER
Fairland Center, located in Tutwiler, Miss., offers residential and outpatient treatment to adolescents and adults struggling with substance abuse. Located in the Mississippi Delta, right off U.S. Highway 49, the residential program is self-paced with a typical length of stay of 35 days.
In addition to drug and alcohol abuse, the facility also offers treatment for other compulsive behaviors, including gambling addiction, overeating, and uncontrolled sexual behavior. Fairland also admits expectant mothers and parents (both men and women) who wish to bring their young children into treatment with them. Transitional living services are also offered, and detoxification services are available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Fairland takes a holistic approach to treatment as its program is designed to treat the entire individual: mind, body, and spirit. The program focuses on three key areas: the biochemical roots of addiction, stopping destructive thinking patterns, and cultivating a core sense of spirituality.
All clients undergo an initial assessment to determine the appropriate level of care. Treatment for includes individual, couples, and family therapy, case management services, on-site psychiatric services and medication management, psychological evaluations, and community education. The program also offers workshops on parenting skills, anger management, and pain management.
Expectant mothers and mothers and fathers with children may bring their young children to treatment with them. A full-time Registered Nurse is on-hand to help care for the children and help identify and treat early signs of drug-induced developmental deficiencies in the children.
Fairland offers and adolescent substance abuse treatment program called Sunflower Landing. The adolescent program is similar to the adult program in its treatment approach. Sunflower Landing emphasizes pet therapy as a vital element of treatment and the residence has a number of different animals that live on-site.
Outpatient services include counseling for individuals, couples, and families, DUI assessments, addiction education, and access to 12-step support groups.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff other than the Registered Nurse who helps care for clients’ children. However, one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing strongly disagreed when asked if the facility staff were experienced and well trained.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facility is set in the heart of Cotton County, on serene, peaceful grounds that are ideal for recovery. Recreational activities include picnics and softball on nearby farms, along with supervised walks in the country.
At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com. The reviewer spoke highly of the facility in some categories and expressed dissatisfaction in others. The anonymous client gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, five stars for accommodations & amenities, and five stars for meals & nutrition.
She strongly disagreed that there were many counseling options to choose from based on her preferences; strongly disagreed that the facility is adequately equipped to treat co-occurring mental health problems; and strongly disagreed that facility staff are experienced and well trained. She said that the food is a strength of the facility, and did not list any facility weaknesses. She also added that she received “good treatment.”
On the facility’s Facebook page, which it can manage, there is an overall rating of 4.9 out of five stars based on 43 total reviews.1 All reviews on the Fairland page are positive, with 39 five-star reviews and four individuals leaving four-star reviews. Alum J.B., who gave five stars, praised the facility. He wrote, “I met kind, compassionate, embracing staff there. The most amazing part is I am still clean and stay in touch with them. It was a perfect mix of therapy, support, and an accountable place to get clean.” L.S., an alum, supported that viewpoint. She gave five stars and wrote, “This place saved my life and gave me hope again…they genuinely care about the clients and their well being. They taught me so much.”
The cost of treatment at the facility is not published. According to HealthGrove, the facility accepts Medicaid and other state insurance, military insurance, and access to recovery vouchers.