FIRST CALL TO IMPLEMENT PHASED, GRADUAL
REOPENING OF BUILDING AT 9091 STATE LINE ROAD
In consultation with the First Call Leadership Team and Board of Directors, and in consideration of recommendations from the Kansas City, Missouri Department of Health, Missouri Department of Behavioral Health and the Center for Disease Control, First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery will continue to deliver clinical and prevention services remotely via telehealth, telephone and videoconferencing, with limited community service delivery, until April 1, 2021.
The office at 9091 State Line will remain closed and First Call employees will continue to work from home. However, the Prevention and Clinical Departments are now participating in specific service delivery activities in the community with social distancing guidelines in place.
First Call's Crisis Call Line is in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Individuals and families needing help with a substance use issue and/or referral to treatment should continue to call 816-361-5900.
First Call's intention is to stay productive toward our mission to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality resources to individuals, families and the community. We are striving to meet our social responsibility to protect the health of First Call staff, clients and the greater community.
We recognize that this is an unprecedented and unique situation and appreciate your flexibility and support. For more information, please contact Susan Whitmore, President & CEO, 816-800-8045.
It is the mission of First Call to reduce the impact of
alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality
resources to individuals, families
and the community.
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