FIRST at Blue Ridge Inc. - A State of North Carolina Licensed Therapeutic Community - MHL #011-264                                                                
Our MIssion

The program’s mission is to provide opportunity, guidance, and education to those with addictions and assist them to make positive life changes, in order to become responsible and productive members of society.

               - First at Blue Ridge

Our Creed

Honesty
I will promote the Truth.

I will not lie, cheat or steal.

I will move toward recovery through fair and honest means.

Open-Minded
I will listen with the intention of learning.

I will accept the fact that my best thinking got me here.

Willing
I will accept those things I was unwilling to try before. And I will give them an honest effort.

Respect
I will treat others only as I would like to be treated, with respect and dignity.

Unity
I will base my decisions on what is best for this house.

What is best for this house is best for me at any given moment.

Remember...
I can't, but WE can..........

I will accept the fact that my best thinking got me here
I will listen with the intention of learning
 

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Welcome to FIRST at Blue Ridge

FIRST at Blue Ridge, Inc. is a long term residential therapeutic community for individuals with chronic substance use disorders. Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disease that is often accompanied by mental and emotional difficulties, behavioral complexities, and other factors that can affect recovery. The program’s mission is to provide opportunity, guidance, and education to those with addictions and assist them to make positive life changes, in order to become responsible and productive members of society.

In Operation Since 1991...

...FIRST at Blue Ridge, Inc. is a licensed therapeutic community in the State of North Carolina. We are a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The program is located in Ridgecrest, NC which is east of Asheville, NC on Interstate 40. The campus is comprised of a five story residential building with the capacity for eighty-five men, a sixty-five bed women’s facility, and other administrative, mechanical, landscaping, clinical, and transitional housing residences. Each transitional house is self-contained and is reserved for individuals who have completed their specific program’s curriculum. Eligibility to live in the transitional houses is determined by FIRST staff...Contd.

First At Blue Ridge, Inc.
32 Knox Road - PO Box 40 - Ridgecrest, NC 28770
Ph. 828-669-0011
First Admissions Fax - 828-669-0596
(Admissions related material)
Administrative Offices Fax - Fax. 828-669-0589
(Non-admissions related faxes)

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