Prescription drug abuse care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, a doctor with advanced specialized training in the treatment of addiction, called an addiction psychiatrist, coordinates the treatment programs and all of your care. You'll work closely with a licensed alcohol and drug addiction counselor or a licensed clinical social worker and nursing staff members who specialize in addiction treatment.

Comprehensive care

Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive assessment of your substance use problem, mental health concerns and medical status. Treatment for addictions and mental health concerns are incorporated into a single personalized treatment plan. Mayo Clinic offers a variety of addiction programs to help you reach your recovery goals and includes your loved ones as part of the process.You also have access to the extensive medical and psychiatric services at Mayo Clinic, if needed.

Addiction services to meet your needs

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of addiction services to meet your needs, including individual consultation and the Intensive Addiction Program and Outpatient Addiction Program. Continuing care recovery groups include the Extended Outpatient Program, Early Recovery Program and Recovery Maintenance Program, as well as groups for health professionals.

Expertise and rankings

  • Patient-staff ratio. The ratio of 1 counselor or therapist for every 4 or 5 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 addiction program with on-site residence. In this highly confidential and professional setting, patients form a small community and receive 24/7 support in developing recovery skills. Other treatment options include various outpatient program levels of care, including a four-week outpatient addiction program and continuing care recovery group programs to assist with extended recovery efforts.
  • Advanced diagnosis and treatment. For more than 40 years, Mayo's addiction programs have incorporated advances in the medical understanding of addiction and associated medical and emotional problems. The goal of treatment is to prevent relapse and improve quality of life by providing the most up-to-date care in a highly professional setting.
  • Nationally recognized expertise. Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota has been recognized as one of the top psychiatry hospitals in the nation for 2018-2019 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.

Learn more about appointments at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Oct. 19, 2018