Substance Use Services

We offer Intensive and Non-Intensive Outpatient services for people struggling with substance use disorders and related mental health issues. Services take place at 55 Highland Hall on the Salem campus. Our approach is patient-centered and we welcome all patients, regardless of the stage of their recovery. Intensive Outpatient services are especially helpful for patients recently sober, and run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Non-Intensive Outpatient services include individual therapy and substance use related groups, and are offered with morning and evening options throughout the week. 978.825.6620. In addition, we offer psychiatry with medicated assisted treatment options. 

Recovery Coach Program with Bridgewell

North Shore Medical Center partners with Bridgewell, a Peabody-based nonprofit with extensive experience in providing treatment and housing for people recovering from substance use disorders, to provide recovery coaches for every person treated for an overdose in Union Hospital’s emergency room.
The Recovery Coach program offers 24/7 emergency response services. All recovery coaches have personally overcome their own addictions and can relate firsthand to those struggling after an overdose. NSMC and Nonprofit Join to Help Overdose Victims, Lynn Item

Learn to Cope support group

Learn to Cope North Shore is a peer-run parent support group, which is specifically for families with a loved one battling a heroin or oxycontin addiction. Meetings are held at:

NSMC Salem Hospital
81 Highland Avenue
Davenport 102A
Salem, MA 01970

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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