Drug and alcohol addiction is a serious problem across the country, and Nantucket is no different. The island continues to face its own issues with substance abuse, and Nantucket Cottage Hospital, along with our community partners, has resources available for those in need.
- Our Emergency Department team and Social Services Department are prepared and available 24/7 to handle substance abuse emergencies
- Dr. Tim Lepore, the hospital’s medical director and chief of surgery, operates a Suboxone clinic for recovering heroin and opiate addicts out of his office on the NCH campus. Please call Dr. Lepore’s office at (508) 228-4846 for availability.
- Gosnold on Nantucket provides comprehensive behavioral health and psychiatric services at their office at 35 Old South Road in Nantucket, and operates a mobile-crisis-unit 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: (877) 784-6273
- The hospital also hosts Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings. Click here for the complete schedule of island meetings.
Services are also available from our partners, including: