MISSION

STEPS is a private not-for-profit, community-based organization providing a continuum of quality, comprehensive substance use treatment and education services to individuals; including those with co-occurring disorders, regardless of age, race, religion or national origin. Prioritizing those who are indigent, pregnant, postpartum, have children and/or IV drug users in Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.

VISION

We are committed to providing high quality, comprehensive treatment for individuals and their families in Central Florida.

PERSON CENTERED RECOVERY

STEPS provides person-centered behavioral health treatment services. In order to accomplish this,  STEPS utilizes the core values of a person-centered recovery system that include:

  • acknowledgement that there are many pathways to recovery;

  • welcomes entry at any time; regardless of prior treatment experiences;

  • provides rapid response to persons who have relapsed;

  • includes a focus on intervention  as well as recovery management for individuals  and families, where appropriate;

  • are all-inclusive — everyone has the right to participate;

  • relies on global assessment rather than a problem focused approach;

  • respects individual choice; and

  • promotes a partnership with professionals and peer supporters;

  • values person-centered goals.

SPECIALIZED TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND PREVENTION SERVICES, INC. (STEPS)