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St. Teresa's Students Simulate Death to Raise Awareness About the Consequences of Destructive Decisions

Honorees Chosen for First Call Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon 

First Call Board of Directors Names Susan Whitmore President & CEO

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In the News

First Call Family Services Counselor, Suzanne Rutter, LMSW, talks to Action 41 News about how addiction impacts family and loved ones.

Fox 4 News interviews First Call's Recovery Advocate, Megan Fowler, for a story on making Naloxone, a drug that can reverse opioid overdoses, accessible without a prescription.

First Call Family Services Counselor, Suzanne Rutter, LMSW, talks to Action 41 news about reports that life expectancy for white women has gone down

First Call Recovery Advocate, Megan McKamy, talks to Action 41 News about the increase in heroin addiction rates in Kansas City

First Call Family Services Counselor, Suzanne Rutter, LMSW, talks to Action 41 News about getting help with addiction

First Call Recovery Advocate, Megan McKamy, LMSW, talks to Action 41 News about Christian County Sheriff's Department Social Media Meth Warnings

Keynote speaker for the 2016 Community Gratitude Luncheon interviewed on Kansas City Live

Cheers to Volunteers - Lena Price & Tom Cohen

First Call Recovery Advocate, Megan McKamy, talks to Fox 4 news about the rising overdose rates for sedatives.

Susan Whitmore and Megan McKamy talk to Action 41 News about the overdose/death rates quadrupling for Kansas youth.

Photos from the 5th Annual Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope with Laurie Dhue.

When substance use creates a crisis, First Call is there for NEJC families.

Laurie Dhue, keynote speaker for First Call's Celebration Evening, is interviewed on Kansas City Live.

First Call's VP of Programs Michelle Comtois talks about a career in clinical social work.

Susan Whitmore shares about what she has learned planning a fundraising event

From a life of crime and addiction to becoming a Rabbi, Mark Borovitz's story

Rabbi brings message of hope to First Call community luncheon

First Call Board Member Lena Price interview with KCTV 5 about growing heroin addction rates in Kansas City

Soren Petro of The Program on WHB 810 Sports Radio interviews Kim Anderson, coach of the Mizzou Men's Basketball team and Honorary Chair of First Call's Celebration Event.

Soren Petro of The Program on WHB 810 Sports Radio interviews Chris Herren, Keynote Speaker for First Call's Celebration Event, being held on September 16, 2014.

First Call's Susan Whitmore talks about recovery and her poetry on KCUR.

Chris Herren, speaker at First Call's 2014 Celebration Event, runs Boston Marathon in the name of addiction recovery.

Kennedy Cousins Open Up About Addiction