Celebration Evening


Celebration Evening 

A Night of Recovery & Hope With Mackenzie Phillips

Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Gallery Event Space, Downtown Kansas City

Dinner starts at 6 p.m. 

About Mackenzie Phillips 

Mackenzie Phillips is the daughter of John Phillips and stepdaughter of Michelle Phillips, both lead singers of the 60s band The Mamas & the Papas. A celebrity in her own right, Mackenzie is well-known for her role as Julie Cooper on the hit sitcom One Day at a Time. She is also a musician, New York Times best-selling author and most recently, a clinician. After a public struggle with substance use disorder, Mackenzie is in recovery and now works at Breathe Life Healing Center in West Hollywood. She has published two books, High on Arrival and Hopeful Healing, and is a powerful advocate for individuals and families suffering from substance use disorder. 

Celebration Evening 

Every year, First Call hosts the Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope, featuring dinner, fundraising activities and a premier speaker. In addition to raising awareness about First Call and substance use disorder as a disease, the event raises money for the services First Call provides to over 50,000 individuals annually, including substance use disorder assessments, outpatient treatment, recovery support, family services, a crisis call center and community prevention education.