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    Trust the Process

    Trust the Process

    25 Mar
    If someone has been in recovery and 12 Step meetings enough they have heard peers say time and time again "Trust the process". That sounds pretty easy, but how does a person know if the process they are experiencing is the right process for them to really trust? To be honest, that part is simple ... read more
    Chill-Out

    Chill-Out

    25 Mar
    Sometimes a person just needs a moment to stop thinking or reacting and chill-out. At times as people we tend to jump to conclusions, over react and even be extra sensitive. This makes it really important for us to relax and chill out when things just don't seem to go our way. Here are some suggesti... read more
    Most Popular Winter Drinking Days

    Most Popular Winter Drinking Days

    25 Mar
    What are the most popular drinking days of the year? Well it just so happens that the most common days to consume alcohol actually are days that occur in the winter months. This could be due to the stress of holidays cold weather and other activities that can tempt a person. The first most common... read more
    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

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    Trust the Process

    Trust the Process

    If someone has been in recovery and 12 Step meetings enough they have heard peers
    Chill-Out

    Chill-Out

    Sometimes a person just needs a moment to stop thinking or reacting and chill-out. At
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