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    Glenn Ortenzio, B.S., CSAC, Substance Use Disorder Counselor, Board Member

    Glenn is a Mount Olive College graduate with a bachelors degree in organizational management.  He received a certificate in substance abuse studies from Wake Technical Community College.  He has worked as a substance use disorder counselor in both the public and private sector since 2007. Glenn has been with First Step Services since 2011. Glen teaches ADETS classes, facilitates substance abuse counseling groups and conducts both substance abuse & DWI assessments. Glenn is a member of the First Step Board.

    Glenn may be reached directly by email at “glenn@firststepnc(dot)com” or (919) 803-8837.


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    I have always kept things to myself. Coming to First Step I have opened up and told things I have kept locked up in my heart for years. It made my faith stronger. I don’t drink anymore. I have met some good people. I would recommend anyone to first step.


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