Successes

I love this program because they walk you through things and are here to help you
not judge you. And I would do it again.

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I am grateful for having the opportunity to attend this program.  It has definitely helped me in my recovery process.  Thanks to all staff involved.

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I grew up in a normal home with a normal family.  I had a beautiful home and was ready to start a family of my own when I tried drugs for the first time.  My life changed so much, I threw everything away for drugs.  Seven years later and with the help of First Step, I’m clean and sober and back on track to make my dreams come true.

- Tiffany

Everyday, I hear echoes of my counselor’s words, “just do the next right thing.”  These words have guided me as I start my new life.  First Step gave me the tools to change my life and I’m using them.  I have a job, a car and soon I’ll have a home, but most importantly, I have my daughter!

- Lisa

“When I came to First Step I had no idea that the experience would change my life in such a positive way.  I learned to have hope, was given the tools on how to live life one day at a time and I blossomed into the person I knew I always could be.  I am so grateful to have benefitted from the programs First Step offered me as I continue my sober journey.”

- Carol M.

My name is Shawndra and my sobriety date is July 14, 2009.

Stepping on the grounds of First Step was the happiest day of my life. I stood there looking up at the sky knowing there was a Higher Power saving my soul. The light was shining on me that day and has been ever since. I took the 28 day treatment program by storm. I had to find out what was wrong with me and why I had been drinking so much.

First Step has given me the toolkit to use to live by on a daily basis. The 12 steps have given me a program of recovery that I live by every day.  My life has changed for the better. I can live a useful, effective, normal life. I can fit into society now.

For me, recovery is about building a relationship with my Higher Power, working the 12 steps on a daily basis, going to meetings, the Fellowship and doing service (giving back what God has freely given me).  I am truly grateful for First Step and my new sober life. Life has given me new meaning, a new purpose. Itís given me HOPE!

One Day at a Time!!

- Shawndra

Upcoming Event

15th Annual Caring Hearts Luncheon

Join us on February 27, 2018 for the 15th annual Caring Hearts Luncheon.

 

Donate to the Mothers and Infants Program at First Step, click here.

 

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