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Recovery Idol in Wichita offers a safe space for performers in recovery

Caption: Diane Wegner of  Omaha, Nebraska, soundchecks her Recovery Idol performance.
(Kylie Cameron/KMUW)
Caption: Diane Wegner of Omaha, Nebraska, soundchecks her Recovery Idol performance. (Kylie Cameron/KMUW)

Drugs and alcohol are often part of the music scene, but an annual event in Wichita, Kansas, called Recovery Idol gives sober artists a safe venue to showcase their talents.

Kylie Cameron of KMUW reports.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, call the free and confidential treatment referral hotline at 800-662-HELP or visit findtreatment.gov.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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