HIPS

Through a partnership with HIPS and The GW Healing clinic, students have a unique opportunity to learn about Medication Assisted Treatment and to work with patients receiving treatment for addiction at a clinic in Northeast Washington, DC.

Clinical Model

Through a partnership with HIPS and The GW Healing clinic, students have a unique opportunity to learn about Medication Assisted Treatment and to work with patients receiving treatment for substance use disorder at a clinic in Northeast Washington, DC.

About Medication Assisted Treatment
Medication Assisted Treatment utilizes a harm reduction model to empower people struggling with substance use disorders to work toward recovery. At HIPS, physicians prescribe and administer Suboxone, a medication used to aid in suppressing opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

Other services available at HIPS:

  • Syringe Access and Disposal
  • Overdose education and prevention materials such as Naloxone and Fentanyl test kits
  • Safer Sex Materials
  • Harm Reduction Counseling
  • Linkage to Care
  • HIPS Clinical Services Department
  • Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Clinic (MAT Clinic)
  • Infectious Disease Clinic
  • Primary Care Clinic
  • First Aid and Emergency Response
  • Evening Clinic Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Housing services with behavioral health support
  • Legal Clinic
  • Shower Facilities with toiletries
  • On Site Laundry (Last Wash at 2:30PM)
  • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
  • Community Lunch (Everyday at 2PM)
  • Clothing Closet
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Behavioral Health Support Groups
  • Substance Use Treatment

Contact and Location

HIPS, 906 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
24-Hour Hotline: 1 (800) 676-4477

MAT Clinic Hours
Thursday: 8-10AM; 11AM-4PM
Friday: 8-10AM

Drop-in Hours
Monday: 10:30AM–4PM
Tuesday: 10AM–4PM
Wednesday: 10AM–4PM
Thursday: 10AM–4PM
Friday: 1–4PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Our Volunteers

Students from the Medical Doctorate program and the Physician Assistant program receive training in Medication Assisted Treatment and counseling and make a one-year commitment to providing healthcare services for residents of DC seeking treatment for opioid addiction.