I was treated as a whole person, not as an illness.
What a huge difference from the person I was on the street to the person I am now. Thank you, First Step.
At First Step, they ask what we want and actually follow through! At other facilities, they just tell you to go off and journal. Here, they ask, “What do you guys want to do?” It’s really nice.
We know taking that first step is hard. You may have attempted it a few times already. This time will be different.
Our process for supporting patients through recovery is designed to help our clients achieve the best outcome possible within a safe, compassionate environment.
All programs begin with sub-acute detox to help rid the body of mood-altering substances. Our nursing staff provides 24-hour supervision to help you or your loved one cope with withdrawal symptoms. Counselors are always available to help with any underlying mental or emotional issues that may surface.
Within the first 24 hours of admission, the patient receives:
To provide optimum support, we offer the following services during detox:
After an average 5-10 day detox, the patient is medically stabilized and is ready to begin treatment in extended recovery.
Treatments and services include:
Throughout treatment, our focus is on educating and helping clients develop essential life skills so the changes they are courageously making are long lasting.
Everything we offer at First Step Recovery serves our clients in reconnecting with the world, maintaining positive coping strategies and staying sober for years to come. We help clients support themselves by learning and practicing healthy behaviors that encourage wellness for the body, mind and spirit. They leave inspired to view their lives differently than before.
Holistic activities and education include:
The emphasis of IOP is on how to recognize destructive habits and cope with triggers in everyday life as the individual experiences both adversity and happiness. We help the client eliminate situations and things that would trip them up once they’re out on their own.