Mission Statement

to facilitate and provide a continuum of recovery for those dealing with addiction and mental health issues, (co-occurring disorders).

We are dedicated to continually improve the delivery of treatment services through innovation and technology while adapting to external forces.


Faith, Persistence, and Hope

First Step Recovery Centers is a non-profit corporation licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health.  Located at 1950 Madison Ave, FSRS is in the heart of midtown Memphis.  FSRC is in close proximity to the downtown medical area which includes the MED, the VA Hospital, and the Memphis Mental Health Institute, it is also accessible by the MATA Bus line.  The presence of these facilities provides FSRC clients the opportunity to access other needed services.

In keeping with First Step Recovery Centers core values are dignity, integrity, hope, honesty, action, and innovation.  We welcome all clients and family regardless of the challenges or problems they face. We expect many of the individuals requesting our services may have co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders.  First Step Recovery Centers will conduct a comprehensive  screening for all clients entering our programs to determine the appropriate level of care needed.   We see each disorder (alcohol/drug & mental illness) as primary.  Treatment services are provided with this philosophy in mind.  We provide life enhancing recovery choices including integrated services related to alcohol and drug addiction and other behavioral health disorders. Our goal is to maintain an empathic, ethical, responsive, and professional attitude in all phases of care and we are dedicated to creating an environment of opportunity, choice, and hope.

For a detailed overview of First Step Recovery Centers including but not limited to IRS 990, Financials, Governance, and Management please visit Guidestar