Posted on June 12, 2015 by Henry Tarkington
Do you or someone you care about have a concern about your alcohol or drug use? In an effort to better serve our communities, First Step provides substance abuse assessments to anyone who is interested. If you would like to speak with one of our professionals to learn if you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, give us a call at (919) 833-8899. There is no obligation of any kind.
Our assessment is a comprehensive substance abuse assessment at a NC Department of Health & Human Services licensed, CARF Accredited substance abuse outpatient facility. It includes a standardized questionnaire, a 60-minute interview with a credentialed counselor, diagnosis, ASAM (American Society of Addictive Medicine) recommended level of care and referral to a program that fits your needs. Levels of care commonly recommended range from education to substance abuse Intensive Outpatient Programs and referrals to inpatient & residential treatment.
Allow 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours to complete the assessment, including intake, assessment paperwork and session with a counselor. There are no enrollment fees at First Step. When considering group programs, inquire about the cost per hour, rather than cost per group. Give us a call for more information or send a request for information through our “contact us” page on this site. We look forward to serving you.