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    Prime for Life and ADETS Substance Abuse Education Programs and Schedules

    ADETS & Prime for Life Substance Abuse Education Programs and Schedules

    All Prime For Life and ADETS participants must enroll in advance at First Step. By NC law, there are 20 spaces allowed for each session. Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. The 16 hour Prime For Life program meets a variety of needs and to meet legal, school, job, etc. requirements.

    Prime for Life /ADETS classes sell out quickly. To enroll, contact the First Step facility which you would like to attend and schedule an enrollment session. The cost of Prime for Life/ADETS for NC DWI participants is $160 per session. The cost for non-NC DWI participants may be slightly higher due to the cost of materials only. The State DWI office receives fees from all ADETS and DWI providers to offset some of the cost of the materials for NC DWI (508) clients only. There is never a cost to the taxpayer for any materials or services provided by First Step Services, LLC.

    To enroll, be prepared to pay the fees and bring the recommendation forms from the agency where you completed your assessment, if assessed elsewhere. According to NC DWI laws, a DWI assessment is valid for only months. Participants must begin attending ADETS classes within 6 months of completing the assessment. Enrolling within 6 months but starting classes later than 6 months still requires a new assessment according to statutes.

    First Step Services, LLC utilizes the Prime For Life program as our ADETS programs. It is the standard best-practice model that is required for DWI ADETS programs.

    “My counselors have supported me in bettering my foundation to strive. The information I learned from my 16 hour ADETS class has really given me the information I need to make informative decision about drinking. Coming to group has showed me that I am not alone and that we are all in it together. After all the time, after all the money, and after all the heartache; I am grateful for my DUI! My DUI saved my life!” Anonymous ADETS/Prime for Life graduate

    At our Durham facility, Substance Abuse Education clients may qualify for our Prime For Life program as an alternative to attending the Drug Education School.  Our 16 hour substance abuse education program is available for offenders who are required to attend by the courts. Students often attend to satisfy college requirements. For more information, call (919) 419-0229.

    State of NC DWI regulations prevent us from enrolling DWI ADETS clients without a current, valid lifetime driving record and proof of breathalyzer or blood alcohol content (BAC).  State law allows no exceptions.

    “This class provided lots of new information to me about Risk Factors contributing to substance/alcohol abuse. Our instructor did a good job of making the group relavent to real life. The conversations in the group were great with a very high participation rate from the whole group.” Anonymous Prime for Life graduate

    ADETS FEES = $160.00 (NO TAX)
    PRIME FOR LIFE FEES = $185.00 (NO TAX)

    ***ADETS RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID IN FULL IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A GUARANTEED SEAT. NC LAW REQUIRES ONLY 20 DWI PARTICIPANTS IN AN ADETS/PRIME FOR LIFE CLASS, SO SIGN UP EARLY.

    VIP – Victim Impact Panel session meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 9:30. The cost is $50. Call our Raleigh office for more information. The VIP session meets DWI requirements for most states and is beneficial for all who attend, DWI offenders and interested others.

    “My DWI is what brought me to First Step. It was an eye opener. I believe it has changed me for the better. My first impressions of First Step were it was a welcoming environment people shared why they were here. As my time here passed I learned a lot about myself through others. This place has people from all walks of life and we all battle some form of addiction. The counselors were great. I’ve enjoyed this experience and believe it will continue to help me in the future when faced with difficult decisions. I just want to thank you both for all your help and support!” Anonymous

    “My initial thought about First Step was that I would just get through the classes and be done with it. After a couple of classes, I started to learn more about my addiction and ways to help it. Listening to others stories and the guidance from the counselors helped me learn ways to cope with stress, anxiety and emotions in a better, sober way.” ~Anonymous Prime for Life graduate

    2016-2017 ADETS Schedules: Scroll down to view schedules for each of the locations

    Cary NC – ADETS Schedule Download.
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    Garner NC – ADETS Schedule Download.
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    Durham NC – ADETS Schedule Download.
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    Raleigh NC – ADETS Schedule Download.
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    Cary NC ADETS Schedules

    First Step Services of Cary
    128 Quade Drive
    Cary, NC 27513
    Phone: (919) 651-8349 Fax: 919-651-0113

     

    Cary NC
    2016 – 2017 ADETS Schedules

    December 2016
    December 13, 2016             5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    December 14, 2016             6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    December 16, 2016             6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    December 17, 2016             9:00 AM to Noon
    December 18, 2016            9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

     

    Cary NC
    2017 – ADETS Schedule

    JANUARY 2017
    Tuesday January 17th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday January 18th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday January 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 21st 9 am to Noon
    Sunday January 22nd 9 am to 12:30

    FEBRUARY 2017
    Tuesday February 14th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday February 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday February 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 18th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday February 19th 9 am to 12:30

    MARCH 2017
    Tuesday March 14th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday March 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday March 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 18th 9 am to Noo
    Sunday March 19th 9 am to 12:30

    APRIL 2017
    Tuesday April 11th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday April 12th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Thursday April 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday April 14th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 15th 9 am to 12:30

    MAY 2017
    Tuesday May 16th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday May 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday May 19th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday May 20th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday May 21st 9 am to 12:30

    JUNE 2017
    Tuesday June 13th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday June 14th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday June 16th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 17th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday June 18th 9 am to 12:30

    JULY 2017
    Tuesday July 11th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday July 12th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday July 14th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 15th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday July 16th 9 am to 12:30

    AUGUST 2017
    Tuesday July 15th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday July 16th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday July 18th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 19th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday July 20th 9 am to 12:30

    SEPTEMBER 2017
    Tuesday September 12th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday September 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday September 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday September 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday September 17th 9 am to 12:30

    OCTOBER 2017
    Tuesday October 17th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday October 18th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday October 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 21st 9 am to Noon
    Sunday October 22nd 9 am to 12:30

    NOVEMBER 2017
    Tuesday November 14th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday November 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday November 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday November 18th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday November 19th 9 am to 12:30

    DECEMBER 2017
    Tuesday December 12th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday December 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday December 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 17th 9 am to 12:30

    Garner office building

    Garner NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule

    JANUARY 2017
    Friday January 20th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 21st 9 am to Noon
    Sunday January 22nd 9 am to Noon
    Friday January 27th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 28th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    FEBRUARY 2017
    Friday February 17th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 18th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday February 19th 9 am to Noon
    Friday February 24th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 25th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MARCH 2017
    Friday March 17th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 18th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday March 19th 9 am to Noon
    Friday March 24th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 25th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    APRIL 2017
    Friday April 14th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 15th 9 am to Noon
    Friday April 21st 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 22nd 9 am to Noon
    Sunday April 23rd 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MAY 2017
    None due to Memorial Day

    JUNE 2017
    Friday June 16th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 17th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday June 18th 9 am to Noon
    Friday June 23rd 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 24th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    JULY 2017
    Friday July 14th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 15th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday July 16th 9 am to Noon
    Friday July 21st 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 22nd 9 am to 12:30 pm

    AUGUST 2017
    Friday August 18th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 19th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday August 20th 9 am to Noon
    Friday August 25th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 26th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    SEPTEMBER 2017
    Friday September 15th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday September 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday September 17th 9 am to Noon
    Friday September 22nd 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday September 23rd 9 am to 12:30 pm

    OCTOBER 2017
    Friday October 20th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 21st 9 am to Noon
    Sunday October 22nd 9 am to Noon
    Friday October 27th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 28th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    NOVEMBER 2017
    None due to Thanksgiving

    DECEMBER 2017
    Friday December 15th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 17th 9 am to Noon
    Wednesday December 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday December 22nd 5:30 pm to 9 pm

    Durham NC ADETS Program

    First Step Services of Durham
    3329 Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 201
    Durham, NC 27707
    Phone: (919) 419-0229   Fax: (919) 490-3708


    Durham NC – 2016 ADETS Schedule

    December
    Friday, December 2, 2016      5:30 pm-9:00 pm
    Saturday, December 3, 2016    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Sunday, December 4, 2016      9:00 am-12:00 pm
    Friday, December 9, 2016      6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
    Saturday, December 10, 2016   9:00am-12:30 pm

    Durham NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule

    JANUARY 2017
    Friday January 6th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 7th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday January 8th 9 am to Noon
    Friday January 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 14th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    FEBRUARY 2017
    Friday February 3rd 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 4th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday February 5th 9 am to Noon
    Friday February 10th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 11th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MARCH 2017
    Friday March 3rd 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 4th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday March 5th 9 am to Noon
    Friday March 10th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 11th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    APRIL 2017
    Friday March 31st 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 1st 9 am to Noon
    Sunday April 2nd 9 am to Noon
    Friday April 7th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 8th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MAY 2017
    Friday May 5th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday May 6th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday May 7th 9 am to Noon
    Friday May 12th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday May 13th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    JUNE 2017
    Friday June 2nd 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 3rd 9 am to Noon
    Sunday June 4th 9 am to Noon
    Friday June 9th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 10th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    JULY 2017
    None due to July 4th

    AUGUST 2017
    Friday August 4th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 5th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday August 6th 9 am to Noon
    Friday August 11th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 12th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    SEPTEMBER 2017
    None due to Labor Day weekend

    OCTOBER 2017
    Friday October 6th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 7th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday October 8th 9 am to Noon
    Friday October 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 14th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    NOVEMBER 2017
    Friday November 3rd 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday November 4th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday November 5th 9 am to Noon
    Friday November 10th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday November 11th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    DECEMBER 2017
    Friday December 1st 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 2nd 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 3rd 9 am to Noon
    Friday December 8th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 9th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    Raleigh ADETS Program

    First Step Services of Raleigh
    211 E. Six Forks Road, Ste. 117
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Phone: (919) 833-8899  Fax: (919) 833-8894


    Raleigh NC – ADETS Schedule 2016

    December
    December 9, 2016              5:30 pm-9:00 pm
    December 10, 2016             9:00 am-12:00 pm
    December 11, 2016             9:00 am-12:00 pm
    December 16, 2016             6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    December 17, 2016             9:00 am-12:30 pm

    Raleigh NC – ADETS Schedule 2017

    JANUARY 2017
    Friday January 13th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 14th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday January 15th 9 am to Noon
    Friday January 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday January 21st 9 am to 12:30 pm

    FEBRUARY 2017
    Friday February 10th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 11th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday February 12th 9 am to Noon
    Friday February 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday February 18st 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MARCH 2017
    Friday March 10th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 11th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday March 12th 9 am to Noon
    Friday March 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday March 18st 9 am to 12:30 pm

    APRIL 2017
    Friday April 7th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 8th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday April 9th 9 am to Noon
    Friday April 14th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday April 15th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    MAY 2017
    Friday May 12th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday May 13th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday May 14th 9 am to Noon
    Friday May 19th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday May 20th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    JUNE 2017
    Friday June 9th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 10th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday June 11th 9 am to Noon
    Friday June 16th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday June 17th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    JULY 2017
    Friday July 7th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 8th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday July 9th 9 am to Noon
    Friday July 14th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday July 15th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    AUGUST 2017
    Friday August 11th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 12th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday August 13th 9 am to Noon
    Friday August 18th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday August 19th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    SEPTEMBER 2017
    Friday September 8th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday September 9th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday September 10th 9 am to Noon
    Friday September 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday September 16th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    OCTOBER 2017
    Friday October 13th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 14th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday October 15th 9 am to Noon
    Friday October 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday October 21th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    NOVEMBER 2017
    Friday November 10th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday November 11th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday November 12th 9 am to Noon
    Friday November 17th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday November 18th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    DECEMBER 2017
    Friday December 8th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 9th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 10th 9 am to Noon
    Friday December 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 16th 9 am to 12:30 pm

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