Immediate Drug & Addiction Treatment

The Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine can treat your addiction before it’s too late.

If you are suffering from addiction, we can help you right now. Baptist Memorial Health Care and Verteva Health have formed the Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine to provide comprehensive treatment for your addiction and help you get your life back.

Our addiction medicine program specializes in treating substance and alcohol use disorders such as:

  • Alcohol addiction
  • Opioid addiction
  • Addiction to tranquilizers, such as Valium and Xanax, and sedatives
  • Cocaine addiction
  • Marijuana addiction
  • Methamphetamine addiction
  • Nicotine addiction

Patients at Baptist’s hospitals in Memphis, Union City, Covington and Carroll County in Tennessee and Southaven, Oxford and New Albany in Mississippi who have addiction care needs can be immediately connected to an addiction medicine specialist, and a supporting team of physicians, therapists, social workers, care coordinators and recovery support specialists working together to help you overcome your addiction and regain control of your life. The Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine also offers outpatient and virtual addiction treatment and we accept most forms of insurance, including Medicare, TennCare and private/commercial insurance.

The Addiction Screening Tool

Take the first step toward recovery. Use our Addiction Screening Tool to know for sure if you need our specialized help.

Take the first step

Connecting You with Care

The Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine is the first-of-its-kind program that provides immediate treatment — in the emergency room or hospital – for patients with substance and alcohol use disorders.

Collaborative Treatment Solutions

Our addiction medicine specialists will work with your physician to create coordinated, holistic treatment plans to address addiction, as well as your medical, behavioral health and social issues.

Continuous of Care

The addiction medicine specialists will stay with you throughout your treatment, even after you’re discharged from the hospital or emergency room, providing continuous care and coordination with your doctor to treat the addiction and help prevent future relapses.

Don’t wait. Treat your addiction now.

For immediate help call the toll-free Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine hotline 24/7 at 833-330-3322.

Addiction Care Locations


  • Vertava Health Outpatient

    6401 Poplar Avenue, Suite 500
    Memphis, TN 38119
  • Vertava Health Outpatient

    700 W Forest Ave., 4th Floor
    Jackson, TN 38301


  • MississippiCare

    2173 South Lamar Blvd.
    Oxford, MS 38655

    Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
  • MississippiCare

    353 Hwy 15 N
    Pontotoc, MS 38863

    Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
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