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“My first impression of group I thought it was bs and was really upset about the situation. But I realized I couldn’t blame anyone else but myself. Group actually wasn’t that bad. It helped me open up my thoughts and learn to communicate with people I don’t know. I feel actually better about myself, especially
My treatment experience was very well needed even tho’ it was through court I enjoyed it. I was able to be opened about myself and be myself. I learned it's ok to say that I have a problem and be able to not have to make up other stuff of why I was drinking. The
Anonymous Garner Client
This treatment program is a great resource for the community. During my treatment period you made a safe and professional environment for me to discuss and process anything I needed. In particular I enjoyed the instant feedback from professional counselors during group. We were all able to share experiences and hope regardless of length of
Anonymous Garner Client
I came to First Step to receive treatment for alcohol abuse that led to a DWI. I was very resentful about having to come to treatment the first few groups. My attitude towards treatment worsened resulting from situational problems, i.e. rejection by a romantic interest. My attitude has drastically improved since I accepted that I
Anonymous Raleigh Client
Listened to others in the group and decision, and as you get older you no right from wrong. Stay right side of the road. Always have the will to do what is the hardest. Just make good decisions.
"All of the group leaders and employees here have been nothing short of exemplary people. Kylie, Maya, Monique and Sarah were always positive and willing to treat all people with respect and dignity. Kylie led the group with extreme poise and composure. Having been in and around therapy groups Kylie guides and directs the members’
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
I came to First Step for charges I had been facing. It was difficult getting to the stage of being able to quit marijuana but I knew I needed to. I learned some ways to help my anxiety the group sessions weren’t dull and boring. I learned a lot and met many good people.
“I wasn’t sure what to expect at first. I’m pretty open so group idea didn’t bother me and I was glad to see I wasn’t the only one in my situation. Tonya is great and really seems to care about each of us. One of my goals was to learn how alcohol affects your body
I wasn’t sure what to expect and was not feeling very hopeful. The people in the group and the counselors made me feel very welcomed and at ease. I really benefited from hearing people talk about how they cope with high stress situations. I learned that I can overcome my urges to drink by using