Below is information on an important program provided by AANA.
AANA Peer Assistance is support for CRNAs and student registered nurse anesthetists for all aspects related to drugs/alcohol impairment, suspicion of drug diversion, substance use disorder (SUD), adverse event support, and questions related to fitness for duty.
August 2019 – TopMedTalk Podcast: AANA 2019, Substance Use Disorder – Peer Support: An Empathetic Information Resource
What is the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline number?
When can I call for help?
When it is needed; the Helpline provides 24/7 confidential live support and resources.
IMPORTANT: For a crisis with potential immediate risk for harm to self or others, call 911 or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) suicide hotline, 800-273-TALK.
Once the situation is safe, call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline, 800-654-5167.