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    We Can Help

    Learn about the varied programs we offer.

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    Our Programs Work

    First Step uses evidence-based treatment practices that offer good results.

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    Addiction Isn’t What You Think

    Addiction is a chronic, incurable, but treatable disease, just like diabetes, hypertension and asthma.

Located in the heart of Sarasota, along Florida’s Gulf coast, First Step of Sarasota is a non-profit provider of high quality, affordable substance abuse treatment. First Step offers more than 20 programs including detox, residential and outpatient. Using evidenced based practices, First Step’s highly qualified, compassionate counselors implement emerging therapeutic techniques. First Step’s “back-to-basics” approach to treatment is second to none. Along with an affordable fee scale, First Step is a results-oriented, effective option for substance abuse treatment.

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2014 Giving Challenge

Support First Step in the 2014 Giving Challenge.  Simply go to the Giving Challenge website, www.givingpartnerchallenge.com, between noon on May 6 and 11:59 am May 7, search for First Step and make your donation.

View the link - Thanks to First Step….2014 Giving Challenge  – to see how First Step’s programs impact the lives of clients.





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