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(800) 654-5167

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Anesthetists in Recovery



AANA Peer Assistance Resource Directory

Following resources are available for helping CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists facing chemical dependency or substance misuse issues. This assistance is also for the families, friends, coworkers, managers, supervisors, or colleagues seeking information or guidance.

Search by State for:

  • State Peer Assistance Advisors
  • Chemical Dependency Programs
    • State Association Peer Assistance Program
    • State Level Chemical Dependency/Peer Assistance Programs
  • State Boards of Nursing

Select a state from the drop down list below, then click search. 

The first step in getting help is to contact your state peer advisor or call the helpline (800)654-5167


State Peer Advisor

Martha Kral, CRNA
Savannah, GA 31410
p: 912-660-0652

Chemical Dependency Program

Georgia Nurses Association Nurses Advocate Program     (D)
Georgia State Nurses Association
Margie Collins
3032 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-2655
p: 800-462-9627 (24-hour helpline)
p: 404-325-8807 (24-hour helpline)
f: 404-325-0407
Web site:

State Board of Nursing

Georgia Board of Nursing
Jim Cleghorn
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
p: 478-207-2440
f: 478-371-5712
Web site:

(D) Disciplinary Program 
(State Administration or Recognized)
(A) Diversion 
[Alternative to Disciplinary Program]
(P) Peer Assistance Networking Program (Non-State Administered/Recognized)


Submit Peer Assistance Resource Directory revisions to:

Julie Rice
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847-655-1114
Fax: 847-692-4317