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    Megan Gershman, B.A.S.W., CSAC-I, Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern


    Megan joined the First Step Services, LLC staff as a student intern completing her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work in May 2016. Upon completion of her Bachelors Level Social Work degree, Megan was hired as a full time counselor at our Garner facility. She began her Masters of Social Work degree in September 2017, with a graduation date projected for May 2018. Megan has maintained her full time employment at First Step Services, LLC in Garner while completing her MSW. Megan is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Intern. She facilitates Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Treatment groups, conducts substance abuse assessments and provides individual and family substance abuse counseling at our Garner NC facility.


    Megan can be reached by email at “megan@firststepnc(dot)com” or by phone at (919) 329-9400.


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    I was brought to First Step/treatment for legal charges as a requirement by the courts. My initial impressions of the counselor were that they will be all in my business and I would be amongst drug addicts trying to get clean. What was most helpful was listening to each individual story and taking some things


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