August 3, 2021
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1st Step Behavioral Health is a licensed dual-diagnosis long-term care facility, Accredited by the Joint Commission. We focus on physiological rebalancing of the individual through medical, physical, emotional, mental and spiritual care. As a comprehensive alcohol and drug treatment center, we are able to assist individuals and families affected by addiction and mental health on their journey of recovery, from detox and assessment all the way through to the end of treatment, and aftercare.
The primary focus of our substance abuse treatment is meeting each individual in the present moment to guide them along their journey of recovery. Making the decision to find help at one of the many existing Florida drug and alcohol treatment centers isn’t the kind of decision anyone necessarily makes enthusiastically. 1st Step Behavioral Health is a Florida drug and alcohol treatment center dedicated to helping people on an individual basis, discover for themselves the steps they will need to take to achieve a lasting change.Explore Our Facility
Alcoholism is, unfortunately, a common issue. However, those who suffer from it can find hope through professional treatment.Learn More
The misuse of Benzodiazepines can lead to addiction, but individuals who struggle with abuse can overcome it with professional help.Learn More
One of the most powerful and addictive drugs, cocaine has negatively impacted the lives of many individuals.Learn More
As a more commonly abused illicit drug, Heroin has been known to influence the abuse habits of users from concerning to dangerous.Learn More
Typically found in prescription drugs, Opiates, and their addictive qualities, are often associated with a user's addiction roots.Learn More
A harmful illicit drug, Meth is known to have high addictive qualities and can have a negative impact on the lives of its users.Learn More
We Provide Treatment for Any Situation
It is our mission that patients will always receive a standard of high-quality care and treatment, resulting in an outcome of successfully bettering oneself - regardless of their specific circumstances in personal and professional life. We have treatment programs that will meet your needs:
Our medical detox center offers withdrawal treatment for alcohol and a wide variety of drugs.Learn More
Our inpatient treatment program provides 24-hour care in a safe and secure environment.Learn More
PHP is meant for those who benefit from structure, but don't need 24-hour supervision.Learn More
IOP is a step-down level of care for individuals who have completed detox and residential treatment.Learn More
More About What We Can Do For You
We accept most commercial insurance plans as payment for our drug and alcohol rehab programs. Below is a list of the most common insurances our patients utilize. If you don’t see your provider in this list, please use our insurance verification form or call us directly to verify your coverage.
Mental health conditions are disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. At 1st Step Behavioral Health, our clinicians are equipped to treat individuals who have a primary mental health diagnosis, as well as those with co-occuring disorders - such as addiction. Learn more about treatment for specific mental health conditions.
At 1st Step, the primary focus of our substance abuse treatment is meeting each individual in the present moment to guide them along their journey of recovery. Making the decision to find help at one of the many existing Florida drug and alcohol treatment centers isn’t the kind of decision anyone necessarily makes enthusiastically. Some people can experience relief or a sense of freedom in realizing they need help with substance abuse, but many will have complex ideas and feelings about confronting their problems.
1st Step Behavioral Health is a Florida drug and alcohol treatment center dedicated to helping people on an individual basis, discover for themselves the steps they will need to take to achieve a lasting change. If you or your loved one is suffering from addiction, or any co-occurring mental health conditions, we invite you to call today.
While 1st Step Behavioral Health works with individuals across the nation, we also cater to local & nearby residents in several areas. Here are a few of the most common locations our clients come from:
1st Step is a vision started by Gus Crocco, L.C.S.W., who has over 25 years of experience in the field of Addictions and Co-Occurring disorders. Today his vision has been realized and cultivated into a comprehensive treatment program. Everyone who is a part of the staff at 1st Step believes that the disease of addiction and/or co-occurring disorders is treatable, and is dedicated to helping others achieve their goals in recovery.Meet Our Compassionate Staff
“From the first second I called, I felt more at ease than I ever had before. As a mother of an addict, the call is never easy and I had done it several times before. My son was in and out of several treatment facilities; 4 or 5 as I remember. None of them can compare to 1st Step and their incredible staff.”
“Constant relapses and close calls with death had our family so disheartened as to wondering if our daughter would ever recover. Until we found 1st Step. Not only is she thriving now, but our entire family was educated on the whole disease process of addiction and how important it is to give the right kind of support.”
“As a former client at First Step Behavioral Health, my experiences have been a growing, eye opening one to say the least. This place helped to break down my underlying issues and support me in building myself back up. From the tech staff to the clinical team, the help provided is incredible.”
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