Alcohol use disorder care at Mayo Clinic

  • Comprehensive care. Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive assessment of your alcohol or other substance use problem, mental health concerns, and medical status. Treatment for addictions and mental health issues are combined into a single personalized treatment plan. You also have access to the extensive medical and psychiatric services at Mayo Clinic, if needed.
  • Expertise and experience. A psychiatrist who's board certified in addictions leads your treatment team and coordinates your care. You'll work closely with a licensed alcohol and drug addiction counselor or a licensed clinical social worker, and nursing staff who specialize in addiction treatment. Mayo Clinic sees an average of almost 4,000 patients a year with alcohol use disorder.
  • Patient-staff ratio. The ratio of one counselor or therapist for every four to five patients ensures that you receive the individualized approach you need to accomplish your treatment goals.
  • Treatment offerings. Mayo Clinic's continuum of addiction services includes a state-of-the-art 30-day intensive program with on-site residence. In this highly confidential and professional setting, patients form a small community and receive 24/7 support in establishing their sobriety and developing recovery skills. Other treatment options include various outpatient program levels of care, including a one-month outpatient treatment program and continuing care programs to assist with extended recovery efforts.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

July 25, 2015