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.
- 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 community partners, including:
Below: watch the Nantucket Opioid Symposium, filmed on May 9, 2015 in which leaders from Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Family & Children’s Services of Nantucket, the Nantucket Police Department, Cape Cod Healthcare, and Gosnold on Cape Cod, came together to discuss the island’s opioid problem, treatment options, and potential solutions.