Adult Psychiatry

North Shore Medical Center provides comprehensive psychiatric services for adult patients ages 16 and older. Our secure inpatient unit at NSMC Salem Hospital provides 24-hour care and has 26 beds. Adult outpatient mental health services are available at Highland Hall on the NSMC Salem Hospital campus (978.825.6620) and at Hartman Hall on the NSMC Union Hospital campus (781.477.3950). We also have a partial hospital program. There are dedicated services available for older adults.
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Adult Psychiatry Services


Partial Hospital Program


Our Partial Hospital program offers intensive outpatient services for adults 18 years old and older who do not meet the criteria for inpatient hospitalization but who need more structure and support than can be provided at an outpatient level.  Learn more

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Behavior problems
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse

Services and Approach


The following treatments are offered in a non-coercive environment. Our treatment approach addresses all aspects of a patient’s life, including family, friendships, work and the environment in which he or she lives.
  • Aftercare therapy
  • Discharge Planning
  • ECT
  • Family and couples’ therapy
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Medical management
  • Milieu therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pet therapy
  • Psychological and neuropsychological evaluation
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Recreational therapy
  • Sensory therapy
  • Spirituality services