Depression care at Mayo Clinic

  • Expertise and experience. Experienced professionals in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology treat thousands of people with depression each year. Specialists in psychiatry and psychology services and other areas as needed work with you to set personalized treatment goals and monitor your progress.
  • Pediatric specialists. Pediatric specialists in psychiatry and psychology services at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota work closely with you and your child, and other areas as needed, to create a personalized treatment plan. The Mayo Clinic Depression Center in Minnesota offers the Pediatric Mood Clinic and the Child and Adolescent Integrated Mood Program (CAIMP), a two-week outpatient partial hospitalization program for children and teens (ages 8 to 18) with primary depression or bipolar disorder.
  • Latest diagnostic and treatment options. Getting the right medications for your needs is crucial. Your treatment may include antidepressants, psychotherapy or other therapies. In consultation, Mayo providers may offer genetic tests to help determine how your body is processing various antidepressant drugs. Doctors will work with you to carefully monitor medications.
  • Treatment for complicated depression. Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offers the Mayo Clinic Depression Center. This center includes a comprehensive outpatient evaluation and treatment program, the Mood Disorders Unit that provides inpatient treatment to adults whose depression or bipolar disorder significantly affects functioning or safety, and the Mayo Mood Clinic, an outpatient program that evaluates and treats adults who have treatment-resistant depression or bipolar disorder.
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