Media Appearances 2019
Feb. 26, 2019
President and CEO Susan Whitmore talks to KCTV5 about the opioid epidemic in Kansas City
March 2, 2019
Susan Whitmore answers a "good question" about the opioid epidemic on KCTV5
April 26, 2019
Michelle Irwin, community outreach specialist, speaks to Fox4 on the importance of Drug Take Back Day
May 13, 2019
Missouri has one of the worst drug problems in the country, study finds
May 17, 2019
DeMarco Vaugh, community prevention specialist, talks to KMBC9 about the dangers of fentanyl
May 17, 2019
DeMarco Vaugh, community prevention specialist, is interviewed by FOX4 about a string of reported fentanyl-related overdoses
June 18, 2019
Royals great Willie Wilson speaks to KCTV5 about his career and role as chair of the Celebrity Golf Tournament
July 23, 2019
President and CEO Susan Whitmore speaks to KMBC9 about the amount of opioid pills shipped to Kansas, Missouri
July 29, 2019
Margaux Guignon, Director of Prevention Services, talks to The Kansas City Star about the rising rates of drug overdose deaths in Kansas and Missouri
August 5, 2019
Margaux Guignon, Director of Prevention Services, Director of Prevention Services, is interviewed by FOX 4 about the rise in overdose deaths in the bi-state area
September 11, 2019
President and CEO Susan Whitmore shares her personal story of recovery in this podcast
September 17, 2019
Susan Whitmore and Melissa Edman are interviewed live about Hearts of Addicted Love Ones (HALO) in the 41 Action News studio
September 26, 2019
KMBC 9 covers the 2019 Celebration Evening featuring Elizabeth Vargas in Conversation with Lara Moritz
President & CEO Susan Whitmore, with Melissa Edman and anchor Cynthia Newsome in the 41 Action News Studio, on Sept. 17, 2019.
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?
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