At First Call, we know
that addiction to drugs or alcohol is a chronic and progressive disease
that is too often fatal.
The good news is that help is available,
and life in recovery is a wonderful thing.
Crisis Call Hotline
The first call to make
for individuals suffering from or impacted by a substance use disorder
24 hours a day, seven days a week
To schedule an appointment
Call the hotline or go to
Did you know?
In the greater Kansas City area,
those in need of treatment for substance use disorders total 435,825.
But only 8%
have access to treatment.
First Call answers this need by providing prevention and recovery services to over 20,000 individuals each year.
First Call's Menu of Clinical Services
Confidential one-on-one counseling with a certified substance abuse counselor and referral to appropriate care for adults and adolescents
Kansas City Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
Client services and advocacy provided by area substance abuse, mental health, healthcare and wrap-around service providers
Confidential, technology-based recovery services powered by encrypted email, access to one's own electronic record, and text messaging
Psyco-educational courses for children, youth and adults impacted by a loved one's substance use disorder
Motivational Enhancement therapy for individuals seeking recovery who are on a waiting list for treatment
Supervision of diversion/probation for municipal drug and alcohol offenses