Kansas City experts fight to end the stigma around substance use recovery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas City resident Keith Gale can still remember his mother’s tears as she pleaded with him to begin substance use recovery in 2010. He began drinking heavily in 2008 while, like so many others with substance use disorder, dealt with trauma. It kind of became comfortable not being sober because I didn’t have to deal with any of those emotions, he said. I didn’t have to worry about what people thought of me. This quickly developed into much worse habits. Fighting fentanyl as prices of dangerous pills…

Read More