Dr. Patrick Zhao is the Medical Director at PRIDE Institute, clinical director at Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services of Minnesota DHS and psychiatric consultant to MOFAS and VCF clinics at the University of Minnesota. Having worked in the areas of health care and health care research for over the past two decades, Dr. Zhao is certified for general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
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- Insurance is Accepted
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- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
At PRIDE Institute, gay is understood; being LGBT is the norm not the exception. Our highly trained and skilled staff understands your issues and will help you live a happy, healthy life as a proud LGBT person. We can offer you hope to overcome your addiction and live the life you want.
PRIDE Institute Reviews and Ratings Details
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Reviews at a Glance
- Residential Treatment
Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.
- Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
Patrick Zhao, M.D. - Medical Director
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