Suicide and suicidal thoughts care at Mayo Clinic

  • Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic specialists in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology have extensive experience and expertise in treating mental health disorders. A team of highly skilled mental health providers works with you to set goals, develop a customized treatment plan and monitor your progress.
  • Treatment for complicated depression and bipolar disorder. Psychiatry and psychology services at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota include an adult Mood Disorders Unit. This unit provides inpatient treatment to adults whose depression significantly affects their functioning or safety. The Adult Mood Clinic, an outpatient program, evaluates and treats adults who have depression or bipolar disorder.
  • Pediatric specialists. Pediatric specialists in psychiatry and psychology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offer inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and teens with depression. Mayo Clinic's Pediatric Mood Clinic includes Adolescents Coping with Depression, a 12-week intervention for teens ages 14 through 18, and Multifamily Psychoeducational Psychotherapy, an eight-week intervention for youth ages 11 through 14. The Child and Adolescent Integrated Mood Program is a two-week outpatient group-based psychotherapy program for youths with primary depression or bipolar disorder.
  • Latest research. Mayo Clinic researchers continue to study a number of issues, such as new diagnostic and treatment tools, how genes may be linked to depression, and suicidal behaviors. Some people with depression may be able to participate in clinical trials.

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.

Aug. 28, 2015