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    Alcohol & Drug Assessment

    If you, or someone you care about, is concerned with your alcohol or drug use, you may receive a substance abuse assessment at absolutely no charge. There is no obligation of any kind.

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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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    NC DWI Assessment

    A DWI Substance Abuse Assessment is required of everyone who is convicted of Driving While Impaired in the state of North Carolina. You can not receive a Limited Driving Privilege without a DWI Assessment."

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  • Adolescent Outpatient Programs

    First Step Services’ Adolescent General Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for teens includes Monday and Thursday evening IOP groups and a Wednesday night Family & Youth/Multi-Family treatment group. The Wednesday group includes both the identified substance user and his/her family in group therapy session.

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  • Take the First Step...

    First Step Services, LLC provides Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment services and Intensive Outpatient Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling for Adults, Adolescents and Families both in individual and group settings. Our counseling services include Adult, Teen and Family Substance Abuse Counseling Groups. First Step also provides services for persons requesting outpatient substance abuse treatment and counseling, including, but not limited to, NC DWI assessments and counseling.

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

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    Being Strong

    Being Strong

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    Book Corner: Addiction Memiors

    Book Corner: Addiction Memiors

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  • The counselors were great and very open minded because everyone has a different situation. Overall it was a great experience; I would want to comeback but only to visit!


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