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    Substance Abuse and Responsibility  

    Posted on July 16, 2014 by Leave a comment

    Have you ever had the feeling that addicts act like they are still 14 years old? Do you wonder why they are often unable to fulfill normal adult responsibilities? The 12-Step programs have a theory about that. Recovering addicts and alcoholics believe that when they picked up their first drink or... read more

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    How Alcohol and Drug Addiction Affects Family Members

    Posted on November 17, 2011 by Leave a comment

    The longer alcohol and drug abusers use their drugs of choice, the worse their lives become. Until they are firmly in recovery, this continues in a downward spiral until they end up in jail, insane, or dead. "Firmly" in recovery means working a program or attending counseling consistently with a lot... read more

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    A Brief History of First Step Services LLC

    First Step was originated by Henry Tarkington in 2001, in Garner, NC as a single-therapist practice. In
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