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    Michael Lazar, MSW

    Michael Lazar completed his MSW at UNC Chapel Hill in May 2016 with concentrations in direct practice in substance use disorders. During his MSW program, he completed his field placement internship at First Step Services, LLC at our Durham facility. Michael is the Intensive Outpatient Program counselor at our Durham facility. While an employee of First Step Services, LLC, Michael is in the PhD. in Social Work program at UNC-Chapel Hill. His interests are developing programs for gambling and sex addiction in addition to substance use and mental health counseling.

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    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

    Choosing outpatient substance abuse treatment

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    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

    Substance use disorder – screening, referral and placement

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    I came to First Step because of a DWI. When I attend my first group session. I was reluctant, nervous, and felt like I did not need to be there I also did not know what to expect. However, even though I don’t consider myself an addict, I got a lot out of the groups.

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