Meet our Planning Partners

first callFirst Call, NCADD, is an affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and has been serving Kansas City with programs that work since 1958. Professionals are trained, families are healed and those suffering from addiction are helped. Last year over 15,000 people
sought our help with education, prevention and recovery. Our How to Cope program for Families is a nationally awarded program of education, prevention and treatment for family members dealing with a loved one suffering from addiction.

attc logoThe Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) along with Mid America ATTC Regional Center Transforming the lives of individuals impacted by the disease of addiction requires a workforce prepared to use the most effective, state-of-the-art tools and techniques. The ATTC Network is committed to helping the addictions treatment and recovery services field stay abreast of what works in order to enhance their skills and change their practice.

Jackson County Combat


First enacted in 1989, the Community Backed Anti-drug Tax is utilized to "COMBAT" drug use and drug-related crime in Jackson County. The COMBAT program distributes funds generated by this tax to agencies that provide both drug prevention and treatment services. But COMBAT also bolsters law enforcement efforts through funding for the multi-jurisdictional Jackson County Drug Task Force, the County's highly successful Drug Court and much more.

ACT Missouri

ACTmissouri ACT Missouri is a private not-for-profit corporation established in 1991 to serve
as a catalyst in solving social problems
that challenge families and youth. ACT Missouri was founded to create a Missouri where children may reach their full potential as capable, responsible, productive citizens through empowering individuals, teams, grass-roots organizations, corporations and government agencies in their efforts
to produce healthy, drug free communities.

favor logoFaces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to changing public perceptions of recovery, promoting effective public policy in Washington and in all 50 states, and demonstrating that recovery is working for millions of Americans. The Mid-America Region of Faces & Voices of Recovery (FAVOR) serves Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The Mid-America Representative is Judie Didriksen. Judie serves as a council member for the Missouri Recovery Network (MRN) and chairperson for the local Jefferson City chapter of MRN. For the past 5 years she has worked with Crossroads Community Recovery Center, focusing on the recovery process for family members. Judie has been active in 12 step programs for family members for over 16 years.

Additional Planning Partners

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