American Association of Nurse Anesthetists


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(800) 654-5167

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Anesthetists in Recovery
215-635-0183

 

 


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

Texas

State Peer Advisor

Anita Bertrand, CRNA, MS
Houston, TX 77004
p: 713-523-9370 (H)
p: 713-201-3948 (C)
e: anita.bertrand@comcast.net

Chemical Dependency Program

Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses     (A)
Michael Van Doren, RN, MSN, CARN
8501 N. MoPac Expy.
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78759-8396
p: 1-800-862-2022
p: 512-452-0645 (local)
f: 512-452-0648
e: mvandoren@texasnurses.org
Web site: http://www.tpapn.org

State Board of Nursing

Texas Board of Nursing
Katherine Thomas, MN, RN (Executive Director)
333 Guadalupe
Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
p: 512-305-6811
f: 512-305-7401
e: kathy.thomas@bon.state.texas.gov
Web site: http://www.bne.state.tx.us

(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
Email: jrice@aana.com
Fax: 847-692-4317