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Substance Treatment and Research Service (STARS)

Substance Treatment and Research ServiceThe Substance Treatment and Research Service of Columbia University (STARS) provides free and confidential treatment of substance abuse in the context of a research treatment clinical trial.

Cutting edge approaches to treating addiction to alcohol, cocaine, heroin, narcotic pain pills or marijuana are available in a supportive and professional environment.


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Substance Treatment and Research Service:
John J. Mariani, MD, Medical Director
Kenneth Carpenter, PhD, Associate Clinical Director

Division of Substance Abuse:
Herbert D. Kleber, MD, Division Director
Frances Levin, MD, Director of Clinical & Educational Activities
Edward Nunes, MD, Principal Investigator, Clinical Trials Network, Long Island Node
Adam Bisaga, MD
Wilfrid Raby, MD, PhD
Maria Sullivan, MD, PhD

Contact Information

CALL 212-923-3031

Midtown Site:
1775 Broadway (at 58th St.)
Suite 1404
New York, NY 10019
[one block from the Columbus Circle subway station]

Uptown Site:
513 West 166th St., Third Floor
New York, NY 10032
[two blocks from the 168th St. subway station]


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