NC DWI Offense

NC DHHS DWI Services

NC DHHS DWI Services has approved telehealth services due to COVID-19. We are here to assist clients seeking services for a DWI infraction. In calculating a DWI or DUI, sometimes […]

Choosing outpatient substance use treatment

outpatient substance use

You have decided to seek treatment for alcohol and/or drug use. How do you choose the best program to meet your needs? Entering substance use treatment is a big commitment. […]

Do I have an alcohol or drug use problem?

How do we know when alcohol and/or drug use has become a problem for us? What is a substance use problem? Alcohol or drug problems arise when drinking or using […]

Overview of Services, Schedules, Programs

Overview of Services

For a snapshot view of First Step Services, LLC, our substance use programs, services, methods of payment, etc. scroll through the following documents. Overview and reference guide Group overview   […]

Treating substance use disorders

“I recently spent five weeks in an inpatient rehabilitation center. Prior to returning to work I was advised to seek out an outpatient program. Coming to these groups has helped […]

Substance Use and the Family: Intoxicant Emotions

Substance Use

Substance Use and the Family: Intoxicant Emotions Drugs and alcohol are “intoxicants,” consumed to have fun, relieve stress, feel better. When sufficient amounts are consumed, eventually one becomes intoxicated – […]

Alcohol and Drug Rehab Aftercare Program

Upon returning home from inpatient treatment, substance abuse intensive outpatient aftercare programs provide ongoing support and care as people face multiple challenges in the forms of expected and unexpected changes. Challenges […]