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    A Brief History of First Step Services LLC

    A Brief History of First Step Services LLC

    30 Jan
    First Step was originated by Henry Tarkington in 2001, in Garner, NC as a single-therapist practice. In early 2002, “1st Step Substance Abuse & DWI Services,” the company’s original name, became a fully licensed outpatient, intensive outpatient and DWI substance abuse treatment program. ... read more
    The Greatest Gifts

    The Greatest Gifts

    22 Dec
    Season's Greetings! We hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday season. On that note you are giving yourself one of the greatest gifts that you can. It does not come in a glitzy box or wrapped in a fancy bow, but the gift of recovery is so precious to you and the best gift of all. Congrats to all ... read more
    Stress Free Holidays

    Stress Free Holidays

    10 Nov
    Can you have stress-free holidays? The holidays are usually a time that is filled with joy but can also come with challenges as well for all people, especially people in recovery from substance use. These challenges can prevent us from really enjoying our time with the people we love and cherish. H... read more
    Thankful for Recovery

    Thankful for Recovery

    07 Nov
    Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey
    "I am thankful for recovery."  Thanksgiving is fast approaching and the weather is getting colder. It is the time of year w... read more

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    A Brief History of First Step Services LLC

    A Brief History of First Step Services LLC

    First Step was originated by Henry Tarkington in 2001, in Garner, NC as a single-therapist practice. In
    The Greatest Gifts

    The Greatest Gifts

    Season's Greetings! We hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday season. On that note you
  • Client Experiences

    I came to First Step after being convicted of my second DWI as I needed treatment to be able to get my license reinstated. Fortunately I had quit drinking about a year and a half before coming to First Step after having met up with an old drinking buddy I hadn’t seen in eight years. […]

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