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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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  • 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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  • 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.

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

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  • Client Experiences

    I first came to First Step for Alcohol Assessment for my DWI cases. Kim had me join group sessions. At first, I was very apprehensive because I had never been through this before. The first night was terrible just getting my foot in the door but Kim was very understanding because she sees this everyday. […]

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