Millcreek Behavioral Health treats adolescents and teens ages 6-17 struggling with emotional and behavioral disorders on a beautiful 37 acre campus.
About Millcreek Behavioral Health
"Established in 1988, Millcreek Behavioral Health is a leading residential treatment center in Arkansas for children and teens ages 6-17 struggling with mental and behavioral health issues, developmental disorders, and addiction. Behavioral health conditions can include severe acting-out behaviors, bipolar disorder, depression, mood disorders, aggression, poor impulse control, anxiety, high-risk behaviors, self-injurious behaviors, psychosis, ADHD, post traumatic stress disorder, and many more."
Millcreek Behavioral Health’s goal is to "meet the client where they are in their struggles and offer a safe, structured treatment environment for them to heal and move towards a happier, healthier life." The treatment center focuses on providing a number of different programming options like a developmental disabilities program, a psychiatric disorders program, and an education and school-based program. A team of caring professionals are well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), trauma-specific therapy, family conflict resolution, sand therapy, and play therapy. Therapy is personalized to the specific needs of each individual.
The Millcreek campus is located on 37 beautiful acres in Fordyce, Arkansas. The Campus provides a safe and comfortable environment needed for healing. Millcreek has an indoor basketball court and plenty of green space for playing sports and enjoying recreational activities.
Who We Treat
Adolescents receive the treatment they need for mental health disorders and addiction, with the added support of educational and vocational services.
Treatment for children incorporates the psychiatric care they need and education, often led by on-site teachers to keep children on track with school.
1828 Industrial Dr Fordyce, AR 71742
A combination of scientifically rooted therapies and treatments make up evidence-based care, defined by their measured and proven results.
Providers involve family in the treatment of their loved one through family therapy, visits, or both–because addiction is a family disease.
Patient and therapist meet 1-on-1 to work through difficult emotions and behavioral challenges in a personal, private setting.
In recreation therapy, recovery can be joyful. Patients practice social skills and work through emotional triggers by engaging in fun activities.
Family therapy addresses group dynamics within a family system, with a focus on improving communication and interrupting unhealthy relationship patterns.
Singing, performing, and even listening to music can be therapeutic. Music therapy sessions are facilitated by certified counselors.
This form of talk therapy addresses any childhood trauma at the root of a patient's current diagnosis.
This approach is commonly used with children. It incorporates elements of play and self-expression, like boardgames, finger painting, dolls, and blocks.
Visual art invites patients to examine the emotions within their work, focusing on the process of creativity and its gentle therapeutic power.
Schizophrenia is a serious mental health condition that causes hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking.
A person with multiple mental health diagnoses, such as addiction and depression, has co-occurring disorders also called dual diagnosis.
Codependency is a pattern of emotional dependence and controlling behavior. It's most common among people with addicted loved ones.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is a long-term mental health issue caused by a disturbing event or events. Symptoms include anxiety, dissociation, flashbacks, and intrusive thoughts.
With suicidality, a person fantasizes about suicide, or makes a plan to carry it out. This is a serious mental health symptom.
Symptoms of depression may include fatigue, a sense of numbness, and loss of interest in activities. This condition can range from mild to severe.
Using alcohol as a coping mechanism, or drinking excessively throughout the week, signals an alcohol use disorder.
Anxiety is a common mental health condition that can include excessive worry, panic attacks, physical tension, and increased blood pressure.
This mental health condition is characterized by extreme mood swings between depression, mania, and remission.
Although anger itself isn't a disorder, it can get out of hand. If this feeling interferes with your relationships and daily functioning, treatment can help.
Some traumatic events are so disturbing that they cause long-term mental health problems. Those ongoing issues can also be referred to as "trauma."
ADHD is a common mental health condition caused by dopamine imbalance. Common symptoms include inattention, hyperactivitiy, and impulsivity.
Family Member Stays
Treatment providers welcome family members to stay on-site to better the experience and success of patients and their families as a whole.