- 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. You also have access to the extensive medical and psychiatric services at Mayo Clinic, if needed.
- Expertise. 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 members who specialize in addiction treatment.
- 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 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.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is consistently ranked among the top 10 Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.
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