Substance Abuse Assessments

Do you or someone you care about have a concern about your alcohol or drug use?  In an effort to better serve our communities, First Step provides substance abuse assessments to anyone who is interested. If you would like to speak with one of our professionals to learn if you have a problem with alcohol or drugs, give us a call at (919) 833-8899. There is no obligation of any kind.

First Step Services provides a comprehensive substance abuse assessment at all our offices. It includes a standardized questionnaire, an interview with a credentialed counselor, diagnosis, ASAM (American Society of Addictive Medicine) recommended level of care and referral to a level of counselor or treatment that fits your needs. Levels of care range from best practice education to substance abuse Intensive Outpatient Programs and referrals to inpatient & residential treatment.

Allow 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours to complete the assessment, including intake, assessment paperwork and session with a counselor.  There are no enrollment fees at First Step.  When considering group programs, inquire about the cost per hour, rather than cost per group. Give us a call for more information or send a request for information through our “contact us” page on this site. We look forward to serving you.

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