FOR FAMILIES

NEW How to Cope Afternoon Classes!

 

Facilitated by Family Services Counselor Nhi Tuggle, LMSW, 816-800-8044.

 

How to Cope classes will now be offered in the afternoons, beginning November 2019! All classes will be held from 1-3:30 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at First Call, 9091 State Line Road. 

When: 

 

Offered monthly. Next afternoon session will be announced soon.  

How to Cope 

How to Cope is a seven-session course for adult family members and friends impacted by a loved one's substance use. How to Cope helps participants overcome the related physical, psychological and social effects and build a healthy life for themselves. How to Cope is recognized by the National Association of State Alcohol/Drug Abuse directors as an evidence-based program proven to strengthen relationship skills and increase resiliency.

Pre-registration is required.

 

Extended support sessions and alumni group are available

to participants who complete the program.

 

How to Cope at First Call

 

Facilitated by Family Services Counselor Nhi Tuggle, LMSW, 816-800-8044.

When: 

 

Offered monthly.  

 

January 2020 - 6, 8, 13, 15,  22, 27, and 29, from 6-8:30 p.m.

February - 3, 5, 10, 12, 19, 24, and 26, from 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: 
9091 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114

 

Please note: Inquiries regarding How to Cope registrations by phone should be directed to Nhi Tuggle, LMSW, Family Services Counselor, 816-800-8044.

How to Register

 

To begin registration for the How to Cope course offered at First Call (day and evening classes), please use the registration form below or contact Nhi Tuggle, Family Services Counselor, 816-800-8044.

 

The cost of attendance is $35 per person and a sliding scale is available to those who qualify.

LEARN MORE about How to Cope. 

 
How to Cope with
the Holidays 

 

When: November 12 & December 10, 2019 

Time: 6-7:30 p.m. 

Where: First Call, 9091 State Line Road

This event is open to the public. 

 

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids is a seven-session, age appropriate course for children and youth impacted by a loved one’s substance misuse or substance use disorder. 

 

Children growing up in alcohol or drug affected have a high risk for developing a substance use disorder themselves. The Caring for Kids program helps participants regain a healthy, productive lifestyle by focusing on education, resilience and safety.

Where: 9091 State Line Road, Kansas City, MO 64114

To register for Caring for Kids, or for more information, please contact Megan Keller, MS, RASAC ll, Family Services Team Lead, 816-800-8047. The cost of attendance is $35 per person and a sliding scale is available to those who qualify.

 

All family services are available on a sliding scale fee schedule determined in accordance with federal poverty guidelines.

No one is refused services for lack of ability to pay. 

How to Care

How to Care is a four-hour, curriculum-based educational program that teaches adult caregivers (teachers, foster parents, extended family members, etc.) to better understand the dynamics of a family system impacted by substance use disorder, the lasting effects of this experience on children’s physical and emotional development, and the best approach to help them achieve their full potential.

To register for How to Care, or for more information, please contact Megan Keller, MS, RASAC ll, Family Services Team Lead, 816-800-8047. 

 

Hearts of Addicted Loved Ones (HALO)

Hearts of Addicted Loved Ones (HALO) First Call and Saint Luke's have teamed up to offer support to those who have lost a loved one to substance use disorder. Hearts of Addicted Loved Ones (HALO) support group offers understanding, compassion, and community for those who may feel isolated in their grief.

 

HALO takes place the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at First Call, 9091 State Line Road. Registration is not required, and the cost is free.

 

For more information, call Saint Luke's at 816-932-5100, or click HERE.

 

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