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    Addiction Isn’t What You Think

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

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    Our Programs Work

    First Step uses evidence-based treatment practices that offer good results. Click Here to learn more.

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    We Can Help

    Click Here to learn about the varied programs we offer.

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.

Upcoming Event

Giving Challenge 2015

Support First Step in the 2015 Giving Challenge
September 1 and September 2 starting at noon, ending at 11:59 am.
Visit the Giving Partner Challenge website to donate. **Link will be live September 1.
All new donations will be matched up to $250!


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