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First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery


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About Us

First Call provides clinical, educational and prevention services to individuals and families in the Greater Kansas City area impacted by substance use disorders. The agency also operates a 24-hour, seven days a week crisis call line (816-361-5900).

Founded in 1958, First Call is a key catalyst for building capacity among 400+ Greater Kansas City area substance abuse, health care, behavioral health and support providers.


First Call
2019 Gratitude Luncheon
2019 Celebrity Golf Tournament
2018 Celebration Evening


President & CEO
Category: Executive Management (CEO, COO, etc)
Title: President & CEO Reports to: First Call Board of Directors  POSITION SUMMARYThe President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) directs First Call programs, operations, staff and community engagement to ensure the continuity of quality Substance Use Disorder (SUD) clinical and prevention services. The CEO leads First Call into the future by embracing current, evidence-based programming designed more
Contact: Ryan Toothaker
Phone:(816) 800-8053
Fax:(816) 361-7290

Rep/Contact Info

Marchel Alverson
Ms. Susan Whitmore
President & CEO