Since 1972, Mayo Clinic has provided chemical dependency treatment for people addicted to alcohol, prescription medications or illegal drugs. Through the years, Mayo's addiction programs have incorporated advances in the medical understanding of addiction and preventing relapse to provide the most up-to-date care in a highly professional setting. Mayo Clinic offers a variety of addiction programs to help you and your family reach your recovery goals.
Why choose Mayo Clinic for chemical dependency treatment
- Comprehensive care. Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive assessment of your alcohol or drug use problem, psychological concerns and medical status. Treatment for addiction and mental health problems are incorporated into one personalized treatment plan, managed by medical professionals on the same team. You will have access to other medical services at Mayo Clinic if needed.
- Expertise. A psychiatrist with additional board certification in addiction treatment leads your treatment team and coordinates your care. You will work closely with licensed alcohol and drug addiction counselors and nursing staff who specialize in addiction treatment.
- Patient-staff ratio. The ratio of one counseling staff person for every four patients ensures that you receive the individual attention you need to accomplish your treatment goals.
- Treatment offerings. Mayo Clinic's continuum of addiction treatment includes outpatient programs and a unique 18-person 30-day intensive program, with on-site residence in single, private rooms and bathrooms. Before completion of this program, an individualized continuing care plan is developed to support you in maintaining recovery. Learn more about Mayo Clinic's treatment programs.
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