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    Rene’ Newman, CSAC-I, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Intern, Administrative Assistant

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    Rene’ joined First Step Services, LLC in April 2016. She is currently a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Intern at our Garner facility. Rene’ started with First Step as an Administrative Assistant at the front desk at our Raleigh facility. Her interest in providing clinical services led to her progress towards achieving substance use disorder and counseling credentials. She is working towards her degree in Clinical Counseling. In addition to her administrative duties, Rene’ assists with substance use assessments, intakes, and group counseling at our Garner NC facility.

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


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