Why Menninger?

Patient and Family Testimonials

Since 1925, Menninger has been dedicated to treating those with severe, complex mental illness, and for the last 28 consecutive years, Menninger has been named a Best Hospital in psychiatry by US News & World Report.


Our outcomes data shows that on average, patients achieve significant improvement in depression, anxiety, ability to function and well-being. 


Patient, Family and Referral Testimonials

While our ranking and outcomes data are indicators of the quality care provided at Menninger, the words of former patients are perhaps the most meaningful indicator of what our treatment teams can accomplish:


"My time at Menninger gave me an excellent start on leading a sober, happy and meaningful life."  

Small business owner and former Professionals Program patient


"I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for Menninger."

Former Compass Program for Young Adults patient


"You gave me my daughter back." 

Parent of former patient


"The Menninger Clinic has given my clients an exceptional level of care. It has been a pleasure to get to know the quality of professionals at Menninger."

Ginger Blair Riddle, interventionist specialist, CAI-11


"Because of Pathfinder, I am not afraid of life anymore. I am excited to finally start living."

College student


"Menninger helped me get on the road to sobriety and learn how to handle my depression."

— 53-year-old corporate attorney


"I can't believe the happiness I have been able to find after my stay at Menninger."

Former Hope Program for Adults patient


"Life is now worth fighting for, and I value every second of it."

Former Adolescent Treatment Program patient


"I no longer feel compelled to kill myself. I can see a future, and I feel my time on Compass helped me to see a 'path worth living.'"

25-year-old former Compass Program for Young Adults patient