Jason became a part of first step as a client in 2014. After successfully completing his treatment, he became a member of the staff in 2015 as a behavioral health technician. By the end of 2016, Jason was promoted to the admissions team where he then was able to utilize the tools he learned while under the care of first steps’s devoted staff. He is now able to impart the things that he learned to other prospective clients and their families giving them hope for a better future through his own experience. Throughout the time Jason has worked at first step, he has also been a valuable member of the recovering community in South Florida. Coming from Philadelphia, Jason has adopted Florida as his new home and enjoys playing golf, relaxing on the beach and spending time with his new family and friends.
Kevin joined the 1st Step family as staff in 2014 as a Behavioral Health Technician. Originally, Kevin entered the facility as a patient in 2012, and now in recovery, he is able to take pride in his work and become a supportive hand to other addicts in need of help. He has continued to be a major asset to the 1st Step team, being quickly promoted from his Behavioral Health Technician role to his current position in admissions. Kevin is in the midst of continuing his education to obtain his CAC to continue his career in the substance abuse field. With a constant smile on his face and always willing to go the extra mile for each client, Kevin has proven to be an example of what recovery can do. Along with his other talents, Kevin is also the staff artist, painting numerous murals and pictures for different staff members.