Our Durham Location
First group at no cost. Begin group counseling before Labor Day and receive the first group free. No up front fees, no enrollment fees.
First Step Services of Durham
3329 Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 201
Durham, NC 27707
Phone: (919) 419-0229
Fax: (919) 490-3708
Directions: Google Maps
First Step Services, LLC of Durham offers a range of alcohol and drug use outpatient counseling & education: Substance Abuse Education, ADETS/Prime for Life, general outpatient services & Intensive Outpatient Programs. We offer specialized substance abuse education programs that fit numerous personal, school and pre-trial legal needs. Completing counseling and/or education prior to a court case is considered a “mitigating factor” possibly lessening any punishment that may be required by the court.
Our Intensive Outpatient Programs meet best practice qualifications and are licensed by the State of NC and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. We offer individual & family counseling services, short term groups, longer term groups and aftercare programs as well as DWI assessments and DWI education.
First Step is a pre-approved provider by the NC Board of Nursing, Duke University Employment Assistance Program NC DWI Services for DWI Assessments/counseling/ADETS education, and others. First Step is in network with the major health insurance providers and we do the billing for you.
DMV Evaluations are provided in our Durham Facility. These evaluations are typically required by the NC DMV for driver’s whose licenses have been revoked for DWIs or other substance use related offenses or situations. If you are required to receive a DMV evaluation, contact our Durham Facility at (919) 419-0229. (These are not DOT evaluations required for commercial drivers or other DOT regulated employees.) The cost of a DMV Evaluation is $65.
Durham Facility Program Schedules:
- IOP evening groups: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 6:00-9:00 pm
- Short & longer term groups: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
- Substance Abuse Education Program: Call for schedules.
- ADETS & Prime for Life Education Programs: See our ADETS page: http://www.firststepnc.com/adets-schedules
- Individual and family counseling: scheduled Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.
- Long-term care for all those interested and needing long term outpatient care: Call for information (919) 419-0229
If deductibles, co-pays and fees are a concern, we can assist in making it affordable. Most (non DWI) assessments may be conducted at low cost to the client.
From Chapel Hill: Follow US 15/501 East toward Durham. Bear off to left onto Chapel Hill Blvd. Continue on Chapel Hill Blvd and turn right onto the Service Road in front of the car dealerships. See Cedar Terrace East on right. Turn into Cedar Terrace in drive way just past the car dealerships. Park in first parking area closest to the car dealerships and come into building at ground level.
From Raleigh and East of Durham: Follow I-40 West until you come to 15/501, Exit 270. Take 15/501 until it bears off left to Chapel Hill Blvd. Follow Chapel Hill Blvd toward Durham. Continue on Chapel Hill Blvd and turn right onto the Service Road in front of the car dealerships (formerly Michael Jordan’s Lincoln Mercury). See Cedar Terrace East on right. Turn right into Cedar Terrace in drive way just past the car dealerships. Park in first parking area closest to the car dealerships and come into building at ground level.
“My initial impression of everything was a little overwhelmed and intimidated because I didn’t think that the group would be mixed with the people actually trying to stay sober, but it actually turned out to be very informative and a very welcoming group. I know I didn’t talk much but I was listening. I realized that it was very easily could be me that could be struggling with addiction we learned alternative coping mechanism and stress relieving strategies so I do not have to turn to alcohol and/or drugs. I really do appreciate the opportunity to sit and listen to others and hear their experiences.” Anonymous Durham Client
Phone (919) 419-0229 for any assistance needed.