Caring Hearts Luncheon benefiting The Mothers and

First Step of Sarasota, Inc
September 2021
12:00 PM EDT
September 2021
03:00 PM EDT

About Our Auction

The Mothers and Infants Program at First Step provides comprehensive substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women and their babies.

Utilizing evidence-based clinical practices to address substance abuse, mental health, gender-specific, and trauma-related issues is at the core of the program. After delivery, the infant remains with the mother while she is in treatment, with an average stay of 6 to 8 months. An emphasis is placed on prenatal care, parenting skills, relapse prevention, smoking cessation, life management skills and family reunification.
Women admitted to the program are addicted to opiates, benzodiazepines, alcohol, cocaine, and many times, a combination of these drugs. They have experienced physical, sexual, and emotional trauma, and have turned to drugs to cope.

About First Step of Sarasota, Inc

Our Mission:
To inspire those with mental health and addiction disorders and to transform their lives.

We are dedicated to maintaining a standard of excellence in a comprehensive continuum of care to the community we serve.
Our pledge to our clients and their families is to provide a path to wellness with respect and compassion, helping them to take the first step toward a better tomorrow.

Our Vision: Dedicated to creating wellness and inspiring the first step toward a better tomorrow.

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