Our Addiction Treatment Program

Residential Care Reimagined

Sober Living Program

Next Step Recovery is a supportive community of peers and addictions professionals committed to substance abuse recovery.  Our safe, close-knit community and highly structured programs ensure our residents have the best support possible for a successful and long-term recovery.

Transitional Sober Living

The main pillar of our program, Next Step sober living homes are centers for true healing. Living as brothers with others fighting the same battle empowers men in recovery to make change permanent.

12-Step Enhanced Program

The 12 Steps is one of the most trusted recovery frameworks around today. It has helped millions around the world make real recovery sustainable. And we've seen it work right here, at Next Step.

Ready to Take the Next Step to a Life of Sustainable Addiction Recovery?

Making Growth a Habit

Daily Intensive Outpatient Program

Our optional 12-week intensive outpatient program provides the perfect bridge from inpatient treatment to transitional living and offers extra clinical support for individuals with complicated addiction histories, multiple relapses, or little experience in recovery.

Program Features Include:

Individual Case Management

Structured Environment

Weekly Onsite Counseling

Drug & Alcohol Screening

Transportation Included

Job Search Assistance

Reintegration Assistance

Clinical Addiction Specialists

12-Step Sobriety Support

Weekly DBT Skills Training

Weekly Relapse Prevention

Distress Tolerance Training

Mindfulness Practices

Self Regulation Techniques

Stress Management Tools

Trauma Resiliency Training

Level Up Your Life

Behavioral Therapies

Thoughts and behaviors determine the quality of your life.  We help the men in our program identify and replace negative habits with positive ones.  Clinical behavioral therapies are a large part of that.  At Next Step, we use a potent mix of treatment methods to set our residents up for long-term success.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT is used around the world to treat addiction and a variety of other mental illnesses. We use clinical sessions, exercises, and other CBT techniques to empower our residents to change their lives.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

DBT introduces life-changing skills. Through dialogue, we help our men cope with stress more effectively, develop better interpersonal skills, and ultimately regain control of their lives.

Ready to Take the Next Step to a Life of Sustainable Addiction Recovery?

Adventure Therapy

Adventure Therapy

Rediscover the joys of life with outdoor adventures in and around beautiful Asheville, NC.
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Yoga, Meditation, & Martial Arts

Equine Assisted Therapy

Build discipline and more emotional control with activities that increase mindfulness.
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Bringing Joy to Recovery

Recreational Therapies

Recovery is often a brutal process:

Mentally.  Emotionally.  Physically.

Especially in early recovery, it can be extremely difficult to find any hope without drugs or alcohol.  This is but one reason that relapse, depression, and other negative outcomes are so common.

Next Step bridges the gap between detox to sustainable sobriety with FUN.  We help our residents experience the joys of life while safe and sober.  Moreover, we choose activities that help our men face their fears, stretch their comfort zones, and become more in touch with themselves.

Recovery isn’t a joyride.  But you can approach it like an adventure.

Come take the next step in your recovery journey with us.

What They Say About Us

"Before coming to Next Step Recovery, my life was in tatters. I felt defeated. The first day I arrived at Next Step, I was swinging. I was so angry. I was lost, hurt, and confused. I was living in paralyzing fear; yet, this place, these people, accepted me... They have shown me that a new life is possible. The staff here helps me grow into a better man every day... I owe the person I am today to Next Step's guidance."

J.C., Beloved Client

"Next Step Recovery is a safe place with people I not only consider a great staff, but also have come to love as family. They treated me with love, compassion, and respect. They helped me see things I couldn't; helped me grow as a person and changed my perspective on many topics. The people at Next Step will forever hold a special place in my heart."

B.D., Beloved Resident

“This is the longest I have ever been clean and Next Step is the reason for that. It has provided me with a safe place to begin my recovery”

T.A., Beloved Resident

"IOP was the perfect activity to both keep my week busy while also being able to fully focus on my recovery. The top notch staff members and therapists made this 12 week program one I will take with me wherever I go."

L.M., Beloved Resident

"I am so grateful for Nextstep and all the staff members. This is definitely the place I needed to come after I got out of treatment. Here I got connected to the recovery community in Asheville and made some good friends here at the houses. Nextstep has not only taught me what I need to do to stay clean but I have learned so many life lessons while I was here. I will stay in contact with Nextstep because this place has given me my life back and for that I am so grateful!"

Z.A., Beloved Resident

"Next Step Recovery was exactly what I needed in the early stages of my recovery! I spent so many years of my life hiding behind a bottle, and I couldn’t take it anymore! Susan and her staff helped me to get back on my feet and start the process moving on and loving life without the use of alcohol or drugs. After my 3 months here with next step, I chose to stay in Asheville and continue to work on my self, with their guidance. I couldn’t imagine my life today if I was still stuck in my old ways, Thank you Next Step Recovery!"

Z.B., Beloved Client

"You may have to leave family, friends and your old life behind as you start recovery. Next Step provides not only a home for you to start over, it gives you a spiritual cleansing. From the staff to my housemates, Next Step has brought a new meaning to recovery. If you let them work with you, you'll find more than a recovery house, you'll find yourself again."

M.R.K., Beloved Resident

My son completed 3 months of sober living at Next Steps Recovery, surrounded by kind, caring and compassionate staff, with all the skill sets required of true professionals to guide and assist him in living a productive, healthy , sober and happy life. He flourished and started to smile and enjoy life again during those three months. He now is starting to build a career for himself and is enjoying the normal things in life that had been missing for so many years. As a family we have been blessed to have been connected with Next Step Recovery. Thank you.

K.W., Family Member

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Ready for the Next Step?

Recovery is the Real Adventure.  Embrace the journey with other young men on the same path.  Lean on Next Step as your support network as you work toward sustainable sobriety.  You don’t have to make the climb back to a life of meaning by yourself, but you do have to start.  Take the next step toward your future today.