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Founded in 1811, McLean Hospital is the flagship psychiatric hospital of Harvard Medical School and Mass General Brigham, Boston’s leading health care system. As a world leader in mental health care, research and education, McLean is consistently ranked the number one free standing psychiatric hospital in the country by US News and World Report.

McLean’s primary campus is located in Belmont, Massachusetts, with additional locations throughout Massachusetts, as well as in Camden, Maine, and Houston, Texas. McLean is committed to sharing expertise broadly through international consultative services and public education webinars and podcasts that have a global reach.


The de Marneffe Building at McLean Hospital's main campus in Belmont, MA


McLean is dedicated to delivering compassionate, specialized and individualized treatment provided by leading experts in the mental health field. In addition to offering state-of-the-art diagnoses and clinical services for a wide range of behavioral and psychiatric illnesses, McLean also maintains the largest neuroscience and psychiatry research program of any private psychiatric hospital in the United States. Through the hospital’s affiliation with Harvard Medical School, McLean is a teaching facility and trains the next generation of clinicians, researchers and educators in the fields of neuroscience, behavioral and mental health.

McLean is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and philanthropic support is crucial to the hospital’s ongoing ability to improve the lives of people and families affected by mental illness and combat the stigma associated with a psychiatric diagnosis.

Read more about McLean Hospital here.