First Step Services, LLC

Treatment Center, LCAS, LCMHC, CCS, LCSW, CADC

Verified by Psychology Today
(919) 759-6754 Website

First Step Services, LLC

Treatment Center, LCAS, LCMHC, CCS, LCSW, CADC

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

First Step Services, LLC
211 E Six Forks Road
Suite 117
Raleigh, NC 27609
Call First Step Services Llc
(919) 759-6754
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

First Step Services, LLC of Cary
128 Quade Drive
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 651-8349
Announcement icon We are currently providing mental health, substance use, & intensive outpatient treatment by telehealth video counseling and in person.

About

Substance Use & Mental Health Counseling

First Step Services, LLC is a locally owned and operated substance abuse outpatient, intensive outpatient program (IOP) program and mental health treatment center. First Step Services, LLC was founded by Henry Tarkington MSW in 2001. Our goal is to help clients never have another problem with alcohol and/or drug use and live a life free of depression, anxiety and other mood disorders. We provide client centered models of treatment. Our Professionals Programs provide primary care and aftercare lasting 1-3 years. First Step Services, LLC is a leading mental health, alcohol and drug rehab center in the Triangle area of NC. We provide only the highest quality service and care. First Step is in network with all major insurance companies operating in our area.

Substance Use Treatment Levels and Options

In addition to Medication Assisted Treatment, such as Suboxone, Vivitrol, etc., we offer levels of care beginning with a 16-hour Prime for Life education program, early intervention group counseling and Intensive outpatient treatment for people with moderate to severe diagnoses. Continuing outpatient treatment after completion of inpatient treatment assists maintaining the gains of inpatient while living in the community. We provide psychiatry, individual, family and couples counseling. Alumni aftercare is provided for $5 per day for clients who choose ongoing sobriety support. Our self pay rates are low. Our mental health therapists provide mental health evaluations, individual, family and couples counseling. First Step is now offering Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) such as Buprenorphine, Suboxone, Vivitrol and other medications for those in need of these services.

Misdemeanor Alcohol, Drug & Other Legal Charges

Everyone we meet is unique and comes with different needs. In addition to the above mentioned services, we provide DUI/DWI assessments, and Prime for Life education; substance use assessments for alcohol and drug misdemeanor charges, probation, child custody, divorce, and other legal needs. First Step is a leading provider of NC DWI/DUI services. As an in network insurance facility provider, you never have to worry about out of network benefits. We charge only our in network contracted insurance rates. Payment plans are available for people with little money or high deductibles.
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Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • ComPsych
  • Coventry
  • Magellan
  • MedCost
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
First Step is in network with most insurance companies that operate in North Carolina, for both in person and telehealth counseling and MAT
Email us or call (919) 759-6754 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • License: North Carolina / MHL 495
  • School: UNC Chapel Hill
  • Year Graduated: 2001

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NC DHHS / MHL-495
  • Certificate Date: 2019
  • Certificate: NC DWI Services / Provider Code
  • Certificate Date: 2017
  • Certificate: CARF / 3 Year Accreditation
  • Certificate Date: 2019

First Step Services, LLC's Groups

First Step Services, LLC

First Step Services, LLC of Raleigh, NC offers a wide range of alcohol and drug use outpatient counseling & education: Substance Abuse Education, ADETS/Prime for Life, general outpatient services & Intensive Outpatient Programs. We offer specialized substance abuse education programs that fit numerous personal, school, legal and pre-trial legal needs. Completing counseling and/or education prior to a court case is considered a "mitigating factor" possibly lessening any punishment that may be required by the court. We are licensed by the NC DHHS and CARF Accredited to meet the highest standards. Call us today at our Raleigh location at (919) 833-8899.

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First Step Services, LLC

First Step Services, LLC of Garner, NC offers mental health counseling, outpatient substance abuse treatment, Intensive Outpatient, and Prime For Life/ADETS programs. We provide adult group outpatient counseling services including Intensive Outpatient Program, evaluations and individual mental health counseling. We are in network with all the major insurance companies for substance abuse; mental health, in network with BCBSNC and Aetna & self pay. We are licensed by the State of NC and are accredited by CARF. First Step Garner offers mental health counseling, DWI assessments, substance abuse education & treatment that meet court requirements. Call us at our Garner office today at (919) 329-9400

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First Step Services, LLC

First Step Services, LLC of Cary, NC offers adult outpatient substance abuse treatment and Intensive Outpatient programs and mental health counseling. We provide adult group & individual outpatient counseling services including education, short term, longer term & Intensive Outpatient Program services. We are in network with all the major insurance companies for substance abuse. We are licensed by the State of NCDHHS and accredited by CARF. In addition to mental health and substance abuse counseling services, First Step Cary offers DWI assessments, ADETS & outpatient treatment to meet court requirements. Call our Cary office today at (919) 651-8349

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Location

First Step Services, LLC
211 E Six Forks Road
Suite 117
Raleigh, NC 27609
Call First Step Services Llc
(919) 759-6754
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

First Step Services, LLC of Cary
128 Quade Drive
Cary, NC 27513
(919) 651-8349
Specialties
  • Alcohol Use
  • Drug Abuse
  • Medication Management
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce, Mental Health Counseling, Substance Use
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Life Transitions
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Rehab
  • Continuing Care
  • Drug Rehab
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Substance Use
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Intensive Outpatient, Medication Assist Treatment
  • Mental Health Counseling online & in person
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

Our Website
Last Modified: 5 Apr 2022
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Treatment Center, LCAS, LCMHC, CCS, LCSW, CADC