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First Step Services of Raleigh
211 E. Six Forks Road Ste 117
Raleigh, NC 27609
The longer alcohol and drug users abuse drugs or alcohol, the worse problems become. Until
In my time at First Step, I feel like I learned more than I expected to and certainly I enjoyed it more than I expected to. I thought I would completely hate it, but I feel that because of who my counselor was and the quality of the group members, I was actually able to
Anonymous Raleigh Client
I was charged with a DWI in Feb. of 2015. My attorney suggested. I come to complete a DWI assessment. I honestly am really glad I came and was able to participate in group. I found being about to discuss my experience as well as my feeling toward my alcohol use very helpful. It was
DWI brought me here. The counselors were great, helpful, respectful, and understood where you're coming from. The group was good, no judgment which makes you feel good. Made me feel like I wasn't alone. I tend to be co-dependent. No more drinking – not a lifestyle.
I was advised to attend group following my assessment- my attorney advised I go through the process following my DWI. The program here is strong and offers a safe place to process all of the self-doubt, shame, and disappointment associated with making a terrible decision to drink and drive. I was unquestionably impaired. This has
Anonymous Raleigh Client
Well what brought me to First Step is I got a DUI. My first impression of the counselors and group was that everyone was very serious about this treatment and I know from the start that I needed to take it serious also and as far as the group I thought everyone was open and
My initial impression of this group was that it would be helpful for me. One of the most helpful things for me was learning other’s stories. I even learned that my own situation could have been even worse. One thing that I will carry from this is the thinking skills to make better choices and
I was ordered to go. When I first came here I thought it was just the state getting money from poor working Joe because it was just unfair judgment, but I found out though that the probability of me making another bad decision was very possible, and that people make the same mistakes with their
I came to First Step because of a DWI charge. At first I was nervous because I wasn’t sure how it would go. I felt bad for putting myself in that situation. I learned that many people have similar stories to me. I should never beat myself up about it as long as I learn.
I liked that the information provided by the counselors was valid and applicable to daily life. They explained all material/topics well. Groups were organized and stayed on topic. Attending group helped reinforce my commitment to staying sober.
I was initially attending Aftercare groups through Southlight, which I was very displeased with, so I decided to return to First Step to continue groups. I have an appreciation for the continuity in the group’s. At Southlight we had a new counselors every time I went, I felt like all of my time was spent