First Step 

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About us

First Step offers a broad range of individualized services designed to meet the specific needs of the client. We provide individual, group, and family and well as both mentl health and chemical dependency evaluations. We provice counseling for both mental health and substance use disorders meeting medical necessity.


We are located at: 120 Ste. A, North Everest Rd. Newberg, OR 97132

OUR PHILOSOPHY

First Step has a history of providing outpatient counseling meeting medical necessity. We have been providing counseling since 2000, and continue to work toward helping each individual meet their specific identified goals.

Therapy is provided using primarily a cognitive behavioral approach aiding individuals toward making changes in thoughts, beliefs and behaviors leading to a healthier lifestyle.

Outpatient Substance Abuse & AddictionTreatment

We offer evaluation, individual, group and family therapy as indicated by clinical necessity.

First Step offers a specialized treatment program for opiate abuse/dependency. Our Medical Director will evaluate and determine if this approach is medically appropriate for you.

mental health

We are an outpatient facility providing individual, family, or group therapy to address the identified concern in as effective manner as possible.

First Step is unique in that we offer a broad range of group therapy options to include trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, group for those who have a loved one with a substance use disorder

that have either a substance use disorder, or mental health challenge. 

Services

Treatment

Treatment includes a broad range of individualized services designed to meet the specific needs of the client. We provide individual, group, and family as well as both mental health and chemical dependency evaluations. We provide counseling for both mental health and substance use disorders meeting medical neciessity. 

ACT

Starting Monday September 11, 2017 we are beginning the ACT curriculum. This evidence based curriculum addresses negative emotions resulting from trauma, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and leads toward making values based choices. Research supports the efficacy of ACT in helping individuals live a fulfilled life not held back by painful emotions and thinking patterns. 

CAST

First Step has partnered with the CAST program. This is a new organization, (Client Advocacy and Support Team), that will aid individuals in treatment at this agency toward accessing community supports they need to improve their lives. This can include various financial supports, housing guidance, medical, dental, vision, transportation, and other resources. 

Meetings

  • First Step provides space for a young people’s NA meeting that meets currently on Tuesday evenings from 6-7 pm.

To attend this meeting, go to 112 N. Everest St.

Urinalysis testing

First Step uses Fortis Labs for our testing needs. They are a local state certified lab that provides very accurate results in a timely manner.

We also have available at low cost instant urine drug screening for immediate results. To inquire about our testing services, please call our main office at (503)538-7647.Type your paragraph here.

Minor in Possession/Tobacco

For individuals who receive an MIP citation, to include up to age 21, we offer an educational class that meets the requirements of the court. To schedule a class, please contact our main office at (503)538-7647.


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