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    Prime for Life, Alcohol and Drug Education, ADETS Schedules

    All Prime For Life and ADETS participants must enroll in advance at First Step. By NC law, there are 20 spaces allowed for each session. Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. The 16 hour Prime For Life program meets many legal, school, job, etc. requirements.

    To enroll, contact the First Step facility which you would like to attend and schedule an enrollment session. The cost of Prime for Life/ADETS for NC DWI requirements is $160 per session. The cost for non-NC DWI participants may be slightly higher due to the cost of materials.

    To enroll, be prepared to pay the full fees at enrollment. If you had your assessment elsewhere, the recommendation forms from the agency where you completed your assessment. According to NC DWI laws, a DWI assessment is valid for only months. Participants must begin attending ADETS classes within 6 months of completing the assessment. Enrolling within 6 months but starting classes later than 6 months requires a new assessment according to statutes.

    First Step Services, LLC utilizes the Prime For Life program as our ADETS programs. It is the standard best-practice model that is required for DWI ADETS programs.

    “My counselors have supported me in bettering my foundation to strive. The information I learned from my 16 hour ADETS class has really given me the information I need to make informative decision about drinking. Coming to group has showed me that I am not alone and that we are all in it together. After all the time, after all the money, and after all the heartache; I am grateful for my DUI! My DUI saved my life!” Anonymous ADETS/Prime for Life graduate

    At our Durham facility, Alcohol and Drug Education clients may qualify for our Prime For Life program as an alternative to attending the Drug Education School.  Our 16 hour substance use education program is available for offenders who are required to attend by the courts. Students often attend to satisfy college requirements. For more information, call (919) 419-0229.

    State of NC DWI regulations prevent us from enrolling DWI ADETS clients without a current, valid lifetime driving record and proof of breathalyzer or blood alcohol content (BAC).

    “This class provided lots of new information to me about Risk Factors contributing to substance/alcohol abuse. Our instructor did a good job of making the group relevant to real life. The conversations in the group were great with a very high participation rate from the whole group.” Anonymous Prime for Life graduate

    ADETS = $160.00 (NO TAX)
    PRIME FOR LIFE  = $185.00 (NO TAX)

    VIP – Victim Impact Panel session meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 9:30. The cost is $50. Call our Raleigh office for more information. The VIP session meets DWI requirements for most states and is beneficial for all who attend, DWI offenders and interested others.

    “I think this class is very helpful. I enjoyed the counselor and classmates. I recommend this class to everyone. I learned so much in First Step and I thank you all for your help.” Anonymous Prime for Life education graduate

    2017/2018 Prime for Life alcohol & drug education and ADETS Schedules: Scroll down to view schedules for each of the locations

    ? Cary NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule Download.
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    ? Garner NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule Download.
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    ? Durham NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule Download.
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    ? Raleigh NC – 2017 ADETS Schedule Download.
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    Cary NC ADETS Schedules

    First Step Services of Cary
    128 Quade Drive
    Cary, NC 27513
    Phone: (919) 651-8349 Fax: 919-651-0113

     

    Cary NC
    2017

    Prime for Life and ADETS Schedules

     

    DECEMBER 2017
    Tuesday December 12th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday December 13th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday December 15th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 17th 9 am to 12:30

    Garner office building

    Garner NC – 2017 Prime for Life and ADETS Schedules

     

    DECEMBER 2017
    Friday December 15th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 16th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 17th 9 am to Noon
    Wednesday December 20th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday December 22nd 5:30 pm to 9 pm

    Durham NC ADETS Program

    First Step Services of Durham
    3329 Chapel Hill Blvd, Suite 201
    Durham, NC 27707
    Phone: (919) 419-0229   Fax: (919) 490-3708


    Durham NC – 2017  Prime for Life and ADETS Schedules

     

    November/December  
    Tuesday, November 28, 5:30pm-9:00pm
    Wednesday, November 29, 6-9pm
    Friday, December 1st, 6-9pm
    Saturday, December 2nd, 9-12pm
    Sunday, December 3rd, 9am-12:30pm

    Raleigh ADETS Program

    First Step Services of Raleigh
    211 E. Six Forks Road, Ste. 117
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Phone: (919) 833-8899  Fax: (919) 833-8894


    Raleigh NC – ADETS Schedule 2017

    DECEMBER 2017
    Tuesday December 5th 5:30 pm to 9 pm
    Wednesday December 6th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Friday December 8th 6 pm to 9 pm
    Saturday December 9th 9 am to Noon
    Sunday December 10th 9 am to 12:30 pm

    Raleigh NC – ADETS Schedule 2018

    JANUARY 2018
    TUESDAY, JANUARY 2ND 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3RD 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, JANUARY 4TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, JANUARY 6TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    FEBRUARY 2018
    TUESDAY, JANUARY 30TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    MARCH 2018
    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, MARCH 1ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, MARCH 3RD 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    APRIL 2018
    TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, APRIL 5TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, APRIL 6TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, APRIL 7TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    MAY 2018
    TUESDAY, MAY 1ST 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, MAY 2ND 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, MAY 3RD 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, MAY 4TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, MAY 5TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    JUNE 2018
    TUESDAY, MAY 29TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, MAY 31ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, JUNE 1ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, JUNE 2ND 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    JULY 2018
    NONE DUE TO JULY 4TH

    AUGUST 2018
    TUESDAY, JULY 31ST 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1ST 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, AUGUST 2ND 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, AUGUST 3RD 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, AUGUST 4TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    SEPTEMBER 2018
    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    OCTOBER 2018
    TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2ND 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    NOVEMBER 2018
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    DECEMBER 2018
    TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH 5:30 PM TO 9 PM
    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7TH 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH 9:00 AM TO 12:30 PM

    At first, I didn’t know what, the group was going to be, like but I found everyone to be very nice and easy going. It was good that I was able to talk and let everyone know how I was feeling in a good setting. I also found it very helpful to hear everyone else talk and to hear other people’s stories. It gave me a different perspective which was nice to have. The counselor was very nice and she helped the classes go smoothly with activities that kept me interested and were very informational.—Anonymous ADETS/Prime for Life Graduate

    “I think this class is very helpful. I enjoyed the counselor and classmates. I recommend this class to everyone. I learned so much in First Step and I thank you all for your help.” Anonymous ADETS/Prime for Life graduate

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