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First Step Services of Raleigh
211 E. Six Forks Road Ste 117
Raleigh, NC 27609
Substance Use and the Recovering Family: The longer alcohol and drug users abuse drugs or
I truly enjoyed my experience with First Step. The counselors were constantly supportive yet at the same time pushing me to explore my demons. I was able to open up and to truly explore my addiction. I learned that I need to open up more and not bottle up everything. I can only begin to
Anonymous Garner Client
“I was not happy about starting treatment. I honestly thought that I didn’t have a problem. After attending a couple of sessions, I decided to give the treatment a fair shake. I came around and learned a lot in the process. I even started looking forward to coming to sessions. The counselors are great and
I was brought here by a recommendation by my lawyer to help expunge charges from my record. At least that's what I believed on my first group. I now understand it was a necessary step toward my BRIGHT future. Some have a hard time accepting change or welcoming a new path in life. This has
I entered First Step as the result of a DWI conviction. I really learned and benefitted from group interaction- hearing others stories and what bad choices have cost them. It really drove home the point that bad choices and involvement with drugs and alcohol can have dire consequences.
Over the last year, I have only had a few drinks. This wasn’t because the court told me it was bad or I thought I would get in trouble. It just isn’t very fun anymore. I have realized I can be happy and content without alcohol and partying in my life. In fact, I think
Anonymous Raleigh Client
I was dreading the whole thing, honestly. However, after the first couple of meetings I was quite comfortable. It was interesting to hear from several different people from many different walks of life. The whole experience was quite enlightening and educational.
I was brought to First Step due to a DWI. Initially, I was skeptical; I didn't think I had a problem and thought I had heard everything already, so I put up a bit of a wall. After realizing this was not the case, I began to relax and open up more. The more I
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 came here pre-trial on recommendation from my lawyer. I was charged with felony possession of marijuana. I was apprehensive of this program when I first came here, but I am actually happy with my time spent here. Although silly at times with some of the icebreaker activities, the group has allowed me to dig
When I first came to First Step, I was devastated. Sara immediately made me feel comfortable and I was able to meet and hear stories from other people in similar situations. I was interested in the different topics that we covered; including the effects of substances on the family and friends. I hope to be