Attend your first group for free. Begin group counseling within 2 weeks of your intake during
“The reason for me coming to First Step Treatment is to get permission to cut hair. N.C. State Barber Board recommended that due to my past criminal history that I had to attend 30 days of treatment in order for me to be approved to cut hair in the barbershop. At first I was very
Anonymous Raleigh Client
“I came to First Step following inpatient treatment for the use of several substances. I gained a lot there but it seemed like I really learned most of the valuable skills for dealing with addiction from First Step. I came in very unsure of everything and everyone but it didn’t take long for things to
Anonymous Raleigh Client
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 got a DWI about 2 years ago and was told recently, I had to take a class to educate me on alcohol and laws having to do with it. Naturally, I wasn’t very enthusiastic about it, but it had to be done. When I finally joined the group at First Step with Jessie. I
"I came due to the nursing board. I liked that the counselors involved me in my care and helped me in the steps I needed throughout this treatment process. I liked aftercare mostly because I was in a group with majority of the people where nurses. Even though we may have had different reasons for
"I was brought in initially because of a court order for a DWI. I wanted to keep an open mind. However, having completed a class in the past, I was not overly optimistic. I did enjoy the group aspect of the meeting. I also found it beneficial that the class [group] focuses on how to
Anonymous Raleigh client
The Staff are very caring and you can have a discussion with any of them and tell that they truly do care about what is going on in your life. Overall I'd give the program an A+!
Anonymous Garner Client
"I came to First Step understanding that it was going to be required by the court for my DWI. After the first class, I began looking forward to my Tuesday night classes. It was a place where I could come and open up about stuff in a safe environment that I wouldn’t have been able
“I think my treatment at First step has been very helpful. When I first started attending group, I was very anxious and nervous. My counselors Mrs. Phyllis and Mrs. Cynthia have been very kind and concerned about my well-being. I have learned to calm my nerves in the last few months through mind over matter.
First Step is a great name for this program. It has been the first step in my reevaluation of myself and in taking new steps to continue my progress as a man. I was able to release stress and get advice on my life issues. I felt welcomed and encouraged to let it go, and