South Central Recovery Center (SCRC) provides hospital-based detox in Laurel, Mississippi, a small, picturesque city 90 miles southeast of Jackson. South Central Recovery Center occupies the third floor of the South Central Regional Medical Center, a full-service hospital that has served the community for over 65 years. Clients usually reside in the detox unit for four to 14 days, and SCRC has a counselor dedicated to helping clients find the next step in their substance abuse treatment, including public and private residential and outpatient programs in the area.
Accommodations and Food
Both private and double-occupancy rooms are available. The floor has two TV lounges, a dining area and a group room for treatment groups, reading and recreation. The unit also offers complimentary laundry facilities. While clients cannot have electronics while in treatment, they may use the unit phones to call home after four days .
Residents are encouraged to take their meals in the hospital’s full-service cafeteria, though food can be brought to the unit for clients not yet well enough to walk distances. The hospital has recently increased its menu offerings; seasonal and vegetarian options are now available at each meal.
Treatment and Staff
Breakfast is served at 7 am. From 8:30 t0 10:45 am clients have group therapy to discuss early recovery issues. Clients can also receive transportation to AA/NA meetings twice a day, at noon and/or in the evenings.
Individual therapy is not a component of treatment during detox but residents can have individual sessions as needed with the unit’s treatment coordinator. They can also request family counseling or have family members come to the unit for recovery education.
SCRC has relationships with multiple treatment programs in the area and can refer detox clients to ones that meet their budgets and recovery needs. It also offers a weekly aftercare group on Mondays from 4 to 5 pm. Families are encouraged to check in on clients by phone and can visit, with approval from the treatment team, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
South Central Recovery Center provides medically-supervised detox along with counseling support and daily transportation to off-site 12-step meetings. With over six decades serving the residents of Laurel, Mississippi, South Central Recovery Center endeavors to help clients take the next steps on their recovery journey. It is well-equipped to help clients locate residential and outpatient treatment in the area and help families learn how to facilitate their loved one’s recovery.
South Central Recovery Center Detox Location
1220 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS 39441
South Central Recovery Center Detox Cost
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