Substance Use Services

The Department of Psychiatry at North Shore Medical Center offers outpatient services specifically designed for people who struggle with substance use, whether the problem is minor or more severe. Our clinicians meet patients at whatever stage of change they are in and our approach is patient-centered at all times. Our goal is to develop a plan that helps patients to address their substance use in a way that fits their understanding of their problem.

Learn to Cope featured on the Today Show

Kate Snow of The Today Show on NBC News produced a segment at NSMC Salem Hospital about Learn to Cope. Her piece ran in April 2014 and was part of a series on the national Oxycontin and heroin epidemic.
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Patient and Family Resources

Additional resources for North Shore families include a SMART Recovery self-help meeting and the Learn to Cope North Shore peer-run parent support group, which is specifically for families with a loved one battling a heroin or oxycontin addiction. 


Learn to Cope meetings are held at:

MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center
57 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

Tel: 508.801.3247