The tragic death of actor and director Philip Seymour Hoffman has shed light on heroin and opiate use in America. Right here in Kansas City, opiate-based drugs are more popular than ever and the results have been devastating. Central Standard takes a look at why Kansas and Missouri residents are using these lethal substances and what impact heroin addiction has had on one local family.
- Molly O’Neill, President and CEO of First Call Kansas City
- Anna Kershenbaum, a recovering heroin addict who group up in Kansas City
- Lena Price, Mother of Anna