Natchez Trace Youth Academy treats young males, ages 12 – 17. Natchez Trace Youth Academy accepts custodial and noncustodial youth. Youth accepted into the program will have a DSM IV clinical diagnosis of a mental disorder or will have been identified by a mental health professional as having at least moderate emotional and/or behavioral problems and in need of residential treatment.
Both Dependent and Delinquent classifications of state custody are acceptable for admission. The following are some typical pre-placement behavioral characteristics of the youth admitted to Natchez Trace Youth Academy:
- Substance Abusers (non-acute)
- Chronic Runaways
- Poor Impulse Control
- Low Self-Esteem
Requested Information for Referral:
- School records/IEP (if applicable)
- Immunization Records
- Court Orders
- Birth Certificate (copy)
- Social Security Card (copy)
- Medical Information
- Social History Information
- Confirmation of Title IV-E Eligibility/Insurance Information
- Psychological/Psychiatric Evaluation
- Permanency Plan/Family Service Plan/ Individual Plan
Referrals are forwarded to the Director of Admissions either directly for in-state or First Nations Referrals or through the Referring Agency’s Service Advocate for out-of-state referrals.
To send a referral, please fax to 931-296-5415.