NEWS ARCHIVES 

Media Appearances 2018 

Jan. 4, 2018

Susan Whitmore interviewed by Fox 4 about substance use disorder and recovery during the holidays

Jan. 19, 2018

Susan Whitmore talks to KC Star about the impact of the opioid crisis in Missouri. 

 

Feb. 22, 2018

Susan Whitmore with Gary Henson on FOX 4: “Local groups fight back as opioid abuse epidemic skyrockets in Kansas City metro”

 

Feb. 23, 2018

Susan Whitmore in follow-up to previous day’s story live morning segment. 

 

March 6, 2018 

Margaux Guignon, Director of Prevention, discusses the Prairie Village Town Hall event in the Shawnee Mission Post.

 

March 7, 2018

President and CEO Susan Whitmore is interviewed in The Kansas City Star about the lack of available Suboxone and counseling treatment options in the metro area. 

 

March 8, 2018

Chris Rosburg, a First Call Board member who shared his story at the town hall, takes center stage in this Shawnee Mission Post article

 

March 29, 2018

Susan Whitmore on KMBC, “Former KCFD Paramedic indicted for allegedly stealing fentanyl and morphine from ambulances”

April 25, 2018

Fox 4 News interviews President and CEO Susan Whitmore, "Parents worried after finding used needles near Independence high school"

May 11, 2018

Susan Whitmore discusses the dangers associated with opioid use and the hope alternative therapy is bringing to the treatment of chronic pain in this interview with 41 Action News. 

June 26, 2018

Overdoses, prison, scant treatment: Mother's story shows state of KC’s opioid crisis

September 5, 2018

While Opioids Grab The Spotlight, The Meth Epidemic Grows Worse Than Ever

September 7, 2018

Missouri Still a Center for Meth

October 12, 2018

Truman Medical, Cerner develop new software to combat opioid addiction

November 16, 2018

In Kansas City, could medical marijuana be used to treat opioid addiction?

For media inquiries, please contact Marchel Alverson, Marketing and Communications Manager, 816-800-8060, malverson@firstcallkc.org

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