Peer Assistance & Wellness

NYSANA and AANA are committed to supporting CRNA professional well-being with resources and information. 

Being a CRNA is extremely rewarding, but can also be incredibly stressful and even traumatic at times. This past year was especially trying. Now more than ever it is time to check your mental health or reach out to a colleague who may be showing signs that they are struggling. Psychologist Dr. Drew Anderson points out things to look for in someone who may be in crisis or on the verge and how you can help. Watch the Video Here
AANA Helpline (800) 654-5167

Laura Ardizzone, CRNA, DNP, DCC
State Peer Advisor
Visit the AANA Peer Assistance Directory to find qualified and current SPAs is available to those seeking help. Please review and contribute to the Opioid Safety and Advocacy Toolkit.

The AANA also has resources to help: