Substance Use Disorders


Founding Principles and Background:

EHHOP-Specific Considerations:

Main Clinic:


Clinical Guidelines:

Screening Tools:

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD):

Tobacco Use Disorder & Smoking:

Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)?

Stimulant (cocaine, methamphetamine) Use Disorder:

Sedative/Hypnotic (benzodiazepine, barbiturates) Use Disorder:

Other Care Modalities and Considerations:

De-stigmatizing Language: Examples

Harm Reduction:

Where to access harm reduction supplies and resources:

Which patients should access the above harm reduction supplies and education:


Motivational Interviewing:


Inpatient Services:

Student-Facing Educational Resources:

If you are interested in self-directed ways to learn more about caring for patients with use disorders, please consider explore the following:

Alcohol Use Disorder:

Motivational Interviewing:

Harm Reduction:


Community Resources:

If you are interested in (1) connecting EHHOP patients with use disorders with relevant community resources, or (2) learning more about care for this patient population ongoing in the greater East Harlem/NYC community, please explore the following:


All EHHOP student volunteers with questions or comments can reach out to our Director of Substance Use Disorder Services (see EHHOP Roster) by email.