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We Proudly Serve Our Veterans, Active-Military,
and First Responders in Fresno County

First Steps Recovery proudly cares for Veterans! Our veteran assistance program helps with a variety of treatments relating to substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorders such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. If you or a loved one is suffering, please don’t hesitate to contact our veteran assistance program.

Have questions about how our veteran assistance programs works? Contact us today.

STEPS TO GET LOCAL VA BENEFITS

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VETERANS CRISIS LINE

For a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.

FULL SPECTRUM OF CARE

Innovative Addiction Treatment Programs in Fresno County

First Steps Recovery Treatment Programs and Expected Timelines

Medical Detoxification (Detox)

7+ Days*

*Contingent on substances that are abused.

Residential Treatment Care (RTC)

30+ Days*

*Contingent on substances that are abused.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

20+ Days*

*Frequency and duration of treatment sessions may vary based on availability.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

60+ Days*

*Frequency and duration of treatment sessions may vary based on availability.
Alumni Program (Extended Support)

LIFETIME

*Extended support services outpatient including psychiatry, family support therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, biofeedback, and TMS are available through our counseling and psychiatry institute in Fresno.

SPECIALTY PROGRAM FOR VETERANS

Experiential Therapies & Evidence-Based Modalities in Fresno County

Discover how we approach addiction treatment and detox at First Steps Recovery.

For First Responders

First Steps Recovery offering addiction treatment program for first responder, firefighters, police officers, and paramedics.

For Veterans

First Steps Recovery offering addiction treatment program for veterans.

For Active-Duty Military

First Steps Recovery offering addiction treatment program for active duty military and military personnel.

MEET OUR VETERANS

We Served Together Once, Let Us Serve You Again

First Steps Recovery’s team consists of Veterans themselves, and they create a special bond sharing their experiences in military service.
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Gary Jimenez

Director of Operations
Retired Decorated Combat Veteran
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Kendal “Hutch” Hutchason

Clinical Outreach
Veterans and First Responders. US Army Combat Medic Veteran
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Joseph Watanabe

Clinical Outreach Representative
US Army Combat Veteran
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Steven Russell

Nurse

LVN 703493 / US Army Combat Veteran

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Jimmy Maldonado

Therapist

AMFT / Veterans and First Responders

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Does VA Insurance Cover Addiction Treatment?

First Steps Recovery is an in-network provider with most insurances! Regardless of where you live, our skilled and compassionate drug treatment counselors in Fresno can help you and your family get the help you need to get on the road to recovery.
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