Wins for Kansas: Substance Abuse Center of Kansas

A Kansas non-profit helps lift people up who may be at their lowest point in life.

Since 1995, the Substance Abuse Center of Kansas or, “SACK”, has helped people who are affected by substance abuse.

"The need is high. Right now, we do have opiate addiction but really, we have a lot of meth addiction,” says CEO Harold Casey.

They cover 29 counties in central and south east Kansas, and help get people to the treatment they specifically need

"If you don’t want to go to meetings, or self-help groups, ok we'll help you find a church.  You don't want to go to church? We'll help you find a therapist or treatment center. There's lots of ways to find recovery and we want to help people find what fits them best,” says Casey.

They travel to hospitals, jails, homeless shelters, and more to help people who are looking to change their life.

"Eventually, you're going to have to sober up. You can do that in a jail, you can do that in a prison, you can do that in a hospital, or you can come proactively and we will help you find services.”

To help with their mission, KAKE TV and our partners DeVaughn James injury lawyers are honored to them as this week's, “Wins for Kansas.”

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