Frequently Asked Questions

All Your Questions Answered

Do you offer morning therapy?

Yes, group therapy sessions will be available in the morning to start your day in the right step. 

Do you offer evening therapy?

Yes, group therapy sessions will be available in the evenings.  First Step Behavioral Health of PA encourages the healthy balance of recovery, work, and socialization. 

Is there any assistance with gaining employment? 

If needed, individualized vocational support is provided in exploring career/ work, career/work preparation, and finding appropriate employment opportunities in the community.

Are there any housing options available?

If you’re in need of finding a safe and sober environment, First Step Behavioral Health of PA will assist you in locating the best option for you.

How often do I see a therapist?

Clients on average will attend 3 therapy sessions a week.  Therapy sessions provided: individual, group, and family therapy.

Does First Step Pennsylvania offer any form of holistic treatment?

We believe that anyone can achieve and sustain long-term sobriety.  However, to get there, a person must heal their overall self by exploring their physical, mental, emotional, and social selves.  Where you will learn healthy coping skills, explore new hobbies/activities, nutrition, and behavioral techniques to assist in achieving and maintaining your sobriety.  

Does First Step Pennsylvania offer Family therapy? 

When appropriate, family sessions are encouraged.  As families can be an essential part of your support network.  Additionally, we also provide family education and support because addiction can affect the entire family unit.

Do you offer Telehealth?

Telehealth sessions are an additional option offered at First Step Behavioral Health of PA.  This will provide additional flexibility around your daily schedule. 

Please contact us or call (844) 549-1307 to learn more and get all of your questions answered.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Brittany Polansky, MSW, LCSW

Frequently Asked QuestionsBrittany has been working in behavioral health since 2012 and is the Assistant Clinical Director at our facility. She is an LCSW and holds a master’s degree in social work. She has great experience with chemical dependency and co-occurring mental health diagnoses as well as various therapeutic techniques. Brittany is passionate about treating all clients with dignity and respect, and providing a safe environment where clients can begin their healing journey in recovery.