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Drug Abuse Evaluation Health Referral Service (DAEHRS) is a comprehensive outpatient treatment program that provides services to community members whose lives have been impacted by substance use disorders. At DAEHRS, we work together with patients to create a treatment plan that incorporates their personal priorities and perspectives.

We are a clinical service located on the grounds of Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks. As a program of Northwell Health, our patients have access to the full array of services available through Northwell’s inpatient and outpatient network.

DAEHRS is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to provide outpatient chemical dependency services. Our program is approved for DWI evaluation and treatment.

Who we treat

We provide care to individuals 19 and older who are:

  • Active substance users with or without other emotional/psychiatric problems
  • Those at risk of relapsing

We also treat family members and significant others of substance users.

Program details

We offer the following services:

  • Comprehensive assessments and referral
  • Psychiatric consultation
  • Medication management
  • Individual, group, marital and family therapies
  • DWI and legal mandates
  • Dual diagnosis treatment
  • Gender-specific groups
  • Significant other services (family members)
  • Trauma-informed care

Treatment approach

The philosophy at DAEHRS is that everyone requires comprehensive services tailored to their unique needs and inherent strengths. Patients work together with clinical staff to develop a treatment plan that works best for them. We treat all types of chemical use problems including alcohol, marijuana, opiates, cocaine, crack and prescription drugs.


  • Monday – Thursday, 9am – 9pm
  • Friday, 8am – 9pm

Our staff

The clinical staff at DAEHRS is a team of experienced and caring professionals, including:

  • Licensed and certified social workers
  • Credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists

Payment & insurance

DAEHRS accepts most individual insurance plans, including Medicaid, Medicare and Medicare supplements. We participate with many EAP and managed care plans. No one will be denied services due to an inability to pay.

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