Substance Use Disorders


Founding Principals and Background

EHHOP-Specific Considerations

Main Clinic


Clinical Guidelines

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

Tobacco Use Disorder

Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

Stimulant (cocaine, methamphetamine) Use Disorder

Sedative/Hypnotic (benzodiazepine, barbituates) 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 by email:
- 2022-2023 academic year - Terence Hughes, MS4 (terence.hughes@icahn.mssm.edu)
- 2023-2024 academic year - Bhavana Patil, MS4 (bhavana.patil@icahn.mssm.edu)