Founded in 1958
First Call, formerly called the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, was founded in 1958 to serve the Kansas City metropolitan area.
First Call provides clinical, educational, and prevention services to individuals and families in Greater Kansas City impacted by substance use disorders. Our prevention and recovery services impact over 60,000 individuals each year in the Kansas City area.
First Call has an extensive written materials library on substance use disorders and recovery in the metro area, the Speas Resource Library. Materials are available to the public on request.
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Board Member Professional Affiliation
Richard D. Rhyne, Chair Lathrop GPM LLP
George Lopez, Vice Chair Celink
Nicole Esquibel, Secretary Avila University
Trisha Hokanson, Treasurer J.E. Dunn Construction Group
Eric Burtin Burtin & Associates, Inc.
Sergeant Garron Carter Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Karen Gerson Community Volunteer
Kurt Hadermann Cohen Financial
Patrick James Martin Cornerstone Companies
Dr. Linda L. Moore Psychologist, Author, Speaker
Laura Mussulman The University of Kansas Medical Center
Dee Pack Cargo Largo
DJ Pierre Spencer Fane LLP
Dr. Courtnay Scarborough Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City
Polly Thomas CBIZ, Inc.
President & CEO
firstname.lastname@example.org | 816.800.8052
Chief Financial Officer
email@example.com | 816.800.8053
Family Services Counselor
firstname.lastname@example.org | 816.800.8081
Megan Keller, MS, MAADC II
Family Services Team Lead
email@example.com | 816.800.8047
Michelle Irwin, CRPS
Community Outreach Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org | 816.800.8046
Director of Marketing & Communications
email@example.com | 816.800.8060
Brit Buell, CRAADC, PLPC, LPC
firstname.lastname@example.org | 816.800.8051
Crisis Call Counselor
email@example.com | 816.800.8066
Community Prevention Specialist
DVaughn@firstcallkc.org | 816.800.8055