First Step Recovery Centers, Inc., (FSRC) is a non-profit corporation licensed by the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health. FSRC is located in the heart of the downtown medical area in close proximity to the MED, the VA Hospital, and the Memphis Mental Health Institute. The close proximity of these other facilities allows clients to easily access other needed services, all are within walking distance. FSRC is accessible by MATA Bus lines and the Medical Center line Trolley.


FSRC provides the following treatment services:

  • An intensive out-patient, co-occurring treatment program for adult men and women with both addiction and mental health disorders.
  • Intensive out-patient treatment consists of three group classes per week. Each class last for 3 hours
  • Out-Patient treatment classes. Each class last for 1 hour
  • Individual sessions with counselors.

Alcohol and Drug Safety School:  A 2 day program, (6 hours each day), using the State of Tennessee approved, Prime for Life Curriculum.

  • Basic knowledge concerning biological, social and psychological factors on behavior and risk-taking
  • Provides common sense guidelines for avoiding negative consequences of over-indulgence
  • Completion of this course is often a requirement before reinstatement of a driver?s license after a DUI conviction.
  • A state of Tennessee approved Certificate of Completion is issued after successfully meeting the requirements of the course.


Our office hours are Monday-Friday 9-5

Intensive outpatient is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night 6-9 pm

Outpatient group is Tuesday and Thursday from 1- 2 pm