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Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, Mississippi is 62 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee. It is in Lafayette county. The population of the city is 11,756.

The People and Families of Oxford

In Oxford, about 29% of adults are married. Adults in Oxford are more likely than in most places to live alone. There are a lot of singles in the city.

It's notable that men are disproportionately common in Oxford.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Oxford had a median family income of $45,700. Oxford is one of the richer cities in Mississippi. The people of the city can point with pride to the large number of college graduates in the the city.

Political Inclinations

Among Oxford political contributors, John Kerry was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $85,400. The Democratic party attracted the largest share of donations from the city.

Oxford Housing

Of the housing in Oxford, approximately 37% is occupied by their owners. A good bit of the housing in the city is used seasonally or for leisure or vacation purposes. Newer housing units are not uncommon in Oxford. The city offers a good supply of small apartments. Real estate taxes per home are higher in Oxford than most places in Mississippi.

Commuting

In Oxford, 92% of commuters drive to work. The layout of the city makes walking and bicycling easier than most places. Oxford features shorter commuting times than most similar places.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Oxford11,756$45,700
Batesville7,113$38,849
Water Valley3,677$31,083

High Points

Oxford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

CategoryTrophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 1%Oxford Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 2%Oxford College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4%Oxford Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 9%Oxford Median Family Income
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 16%Oxford Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 19%Oxford Affordability of Property Taxes


The listings in Oxford, Mississippi and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(11) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(3) Halfway House
(18) Outpatient
(10) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(7) Teens and Adolescents
(13) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(8) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(1) Mental Health Services
(2) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(1) Gay and Lesbian
(2) Seniors/Older Adults
(2) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(3) Females
(2) Males
(5) Clients With Legal Issues
(5) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(8) American Sign Language
(6) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(5) Hospital Inpatient
(2) Residential Beds for Children
(3) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(2) Spanish Speaking
(1) Methadone Maintenance
(1) Methadone Detoxification
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If you or a loved one in Oxford has been struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction, chances are you feel helpless and do not even know where to begin to look for a viable solution. We know what you are going through and our compassionate staff can help you through every step in the process of finding an Oxford drug or alcohol treatment.

Quality Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers are available in and around Oxford, MS., but you will need help in knowing exactly where to look for treatment. We will help you to know what questions to ask; the most important thing that you should inquire about is the long term success rate of the Oxford Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center. By the time an individual from Oxford, Mississippi is ready to get help for their drug or alcohol addiction, they may have already experienced many negative consequences in relation to this toxic lifestyle. Their relatives in Oxford may have finally come to a place where they could no longer watch the addict self destruct because of their drug or alcohol addiction.

The reason it is so important to have assistance in choosing a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Center is that there is such a wide array of options in and around Oxford, Mississippi. These drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment options in Oxford, Mississippi may include Long-term Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs, Outpatient Drug Treatment Centers, Short-term Drug Treatment Facilities, Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities, halfway houses, support group meetings and individual or group drug counseling. Our number one goal is to help you to sort through all of these drug and alcohol rehab options and to help you to find the perfect fit in treatment for you or your loved one in Oxford.

A quality Oxford Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Center will address the physical and the psychological aspects of the drug or alcohol addiction. The first step in the Oxford treatment program is the detox; this process will help to rid the body of the toxins that have accumulated during the drug or alcohol addiction. The reason it is so important for an individual from Oxford, Mississippi to have professional assistance during this process is because the staff at the Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Program can help to alleviate many of the associated withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal symptoms occur during detox because the individual from Oxford used drugs or alcohol consistently and the brain has adapted to the presence of the substance; after a period of time, an individual will have to increase the dosages in order to experience the same effects. This occurs as the individual from Oxford develops a tolerance to alcohol or various types of drugs such as marijuana, heroin, or cocaine. Depending on the type of drug an individual from Oxford, Mississippi has been addicted to and the length of the addiction, it could be a long time before the body is able to function normally in the absence of the substance.

The way that an Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Program in Oxford, MS. addresses the psychological aspect of the drug or alcohol addiction is generally through some type of counseling or group sessions; relapse prevention is also addressed during treatment. The main objective in utilizing all of these different elements of treatment is to help the individual to return home to Oxford after completing the Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Facility and be able to live successfully, while remaining sober.

An individual from Oxford, Mississippi that wants to recover from a drug or alcohol addiction, will need to relearn many of the skills that came naturally to them before they started to abuse drugs or alcohol. By the time many individuals from Oxford get to treatment, they may not even be able to remember the last time that they interacted socially with others while sober; at the Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Center, they will learn how to, once again, relate to others without the use of drugs or alcohol. Individuals from Oxford, MS. that attends treatment should be educated in drug relapse prevention techniques; they will learn how to deal with the familiar triggers that they may come into contact with upon returning home. A Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility will teach the individual from Oxford how to respond to these triggers without using drugs or alcohol.

Because of the way drugs and alcohol affect the various functions of the brain, most people from Oxford, Mississippi that try to stop using drugs on their own, will be fighting a losing battle. By the time an individual from Oxford finally succumbs to a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Center, they have probably experienced failure in this area numerous times. Many times, this is the reason that the individual from Oxford is able to recognize that they need professional help.

Getting Help

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There are 1 local Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facilities in Oxford, Mississippi. We have also provided 19 additional Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Centers that are closest geographically to Oxford:

Communicare Oxford, MS
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Halfway House, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Region III Mental Health Center Houston, MS 41.0 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mental Health Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Life Help Grenada, MS 43.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Seniors/Older Adults, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Region III Chemical Dependency Service Tupelo, MS 43.7 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Halfway House, Outpatient, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid
North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo, MS 43.8 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Parkwood Behavioral Health System Olive Branch, MS 47.7 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Cocaine and Alcohol Awareness Program Memphis, TN 61.7 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Program
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Delta Medical Center Memphis, TN 61.7 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Southeast Mental Health Center Inc Memphis, TN 61.7 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Baby Love Case Management Inc Memphis, TN 62.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Program
Services Offered: Residential Beds for Children, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Females
La Paloma Treatment Center Memphis, TN 62.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Center
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Mental Health Resources PLLC Memphis, TN 62.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Urban Family Ministries Memphis, TN 62.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Halfway House, Males, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Access to Recovery
VCPHCS VIII LLC Memphis, TN 62.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Whitehaven Southwest Mental Health Ctr Memphis, TN 63.2 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Assoc Catholic Charities of Diocese Memphis, TN 64.3 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Residential Beds for Children, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Lakeside Behavioral Health System Memphis, TN 64.3 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Seniors/Older Adults
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Memphis Alcohol and Drug Council Inc Memphis, TN 64.3 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Memphis Recovery Centers Inc Memphis, TN 64.3 miles from Oxford
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

Among adults aged 18 to 25, an estimated 55.4 percent of girls and 66.3 percent of boys reported current drinking in 2005. These percentages are similar to 2004.

One of the earliest uses of meth was during World War II when the German military dispensed it under the trade name Pervitin. It was widely distributed across rank and division, from elite forces to tank crews and aircraft personnel.

Between 2004 and 2005, the perception of great risk of smoking marijuana once a month among both male and female teens aged 12 to 17 remained unchanged For boys, 32.6 percent indicated a great risk in 2004, and 31.1 percent indicated that in 2005. Among girls, 37.4 percent reported a great risk in 2004, and 36.9 percent indicated great risk in 2005.

In 2006, heavy drinking was reported by 6.9 percent of the population aged 12 or older, or 17 million people. This percentage is similar to the rate of heavy drinking in 2005 (6.6 percent).

Studies show that stimulation of opiate receptors by opiates results in feelings of reward, and activate the pleasure circuit by causing greater amounts of dopamine to be released within the brain.

Xanax addiction is difficult to treat on an outpatient basis because the drug cannot be picked up by a normal urinalysis.


Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Oxford:

Love And Tolerance Group
St. John's Catholic Center
410 N 5th St
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Monday, 12:00 PM

New Bay Springs Group
Haven House
Hwy 7 S, Oxford, Ms
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Wednesday, 7:30 PM

New Beginnings
Haven House
Hwy 7 S, Oxford, Ms
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Wednesday, 6:00 PM

Oxford 142 Group
Oxford Church Of Christ
409 N Lamar Blvd
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Friday, 6:00 PM
Monday, 6:00 PM

Philadelphii Group
Philadelphia Community Center
Mississippi 30
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Thursday, 7:30 PM
Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Spirtual Valley Group
Springdale Church Of God
Hwy 7 S. , Oxford, Ms
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Monday, 8:00 PM

Young Peoples Group
Ole Miss Campus Counseling Ctr. Downstairs
Oxford, Ms
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

AA Meeting Days and Times
Tuesday, 6:00 PM
The following survey was completed by residents of Oxford, Mississippi as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Oxford, Mississippi. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of July 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Oxford, Mississippi.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
79%
15%
6%
Marijuana use in Oxford, Mississippi.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
95%
5%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
85%
15%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
81%
18%
Perception of Alcohol in Oxford, Mississippi.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
4%
96%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
90%
10%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
8%
88%
4%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
8%
4%
61%
27%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Oxford, Mississippi?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
7%
30%
1%
3%
8%
3%
40%
0%
2%
6%
Most common first drug experience in Oxford, Mississippi?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
21%
6%
2%
4%
3%
5%
12%
3%
6%
5%
23%
10%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Oxford, Mississippi schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Oxford, Mississippi under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
84%
16%
Have you ever gone to school in Oxford, Mississippi under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
83%
16%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Oxford, Mississippi?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
23%
6%
3%
4%
3%
5%
12%
2%
11%
7%
14%
10%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
4%
24%
45%
27%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
56%
44%
Surveys updated monthly.

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