• Every great journey begins with a First Step!
    • Drug and Alcohol Counseling
    • Aftercare From Inpatient, Residential & Hospital Programs
    • Take the First Step to Alcohol Recovery
    • intensive outpatient progra
    • 4 Convenient NC Locations
  • Services

    DWI Assessment

    First Step Services, LLC is fully licensed and will assist you with your assessment in a professional, confidential and timely manner. First Step will often complete an assessment the day you call to request an appointment. Call us today!

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    Alcohol & Drug Counseling

    First Step Services offers Alcohol and Drug Counseling Groups. Participants come to First Step for a variety of reasons. Groups include people who choose to receive services because they have become uncomfortable with their drug use.

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    Aftercare Programs

    An aftercare program provides ongoing support and services as people go through life changes post inpatient treatment.

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  • Our Vision:

    First Step Services, LLC strives to be a best practice substance abuse and mental health outpatient care provider to the community by integrating comprehensive outpatient care services through a single point of access, by utilizing clinical expertise and by exhibiting outstanding service excellence.

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    CARF Accredited
  • Take the First Step…

    First Step Services, LLC’s mission is to provide community-based substance abuse and mental health related services to persons served and their families throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina.

    We recognize our responsibility to maintain the highest standards of quality services and care through the employment, retention and promotion of staff who demonstrate an attitude of service excellence and a commitment to all aspects of the First Step Mission.

    We strive to provide an environment conducive to personal and professional growth for our employees, a setting for community/ research and teaching, and a “patient first” attitude toward the day-to-day conduct of our business.

    Take the First Step and Request a No Obligation Appointment Today!

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    First Step Services has 4 Convenient NC Locations:
    Raleigh: (919) 833-8899
    Cary: (919) 651-8349
    Garner: (919) 329-9400
    Durham: (919) 419-0229

  • Blog

    Aftercare from Inpatient, Residential & Hospital Programs

    Aftercare from Inpatient, Residential & Hospital Programs

    An aftercare program provides ongoing support and services as people go through life changes post
    NC DWI Offenses

    NC DWI Offenses

    First group at no cost. Begin group counseling before Labor Day and receive the first
  • Client Experiences

    "I was brought to First Step by the NCBON (NC Board of Nursing). Initially I was and didn’t know what to expect. The counselors were great and were non-judgmental, which made this a lot easier. I learned a lot about myself during my time @ First Step and learned a lot of coping mechanisms to

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