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Chemical Dependency Program

Road to Recovery (A)

Margaret Walker, EdD, RN (Executive Director)

NH Board of Nursing

21 S. Fruit

St., St. 16

Concord, NH 03301

p: 603-271-0741

f: 603-271-6605

e: mwalker@nursing.state.nh.us


New Hampshire Board of Nursing

Margaret Walker, Ed.D, MBA, RN, Executive Director

21 South Fruit Street

Suite 16

Concord, NH 03301-2431

p: 603-271-0741

f: 603-271-6605

e: mwalker@nursing.state.nh.us

Web site: http://www.state.nh.us/nursing/



Chemical Dependency Program

Peer Assistance Forum, New Jersey State Nurses Association (P)

Andrea W. Aughenbaugh, RN, CS (Chief Executive Officer)

Contacts: Ruth Gage, Joanne Cole

1479 Pennington Road

Trenton, NJ 08618

p: 609-883-5335 (daytime)

p: 1-800-662-0108 (hotline)

f: 609-883-5343

e: peerassistance@njsna.org


site: http://www.njsna.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=7


New Jersey Board of Nursing (D)

George Hebert, MA, RN, Executive Director

124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor

P.O. Box 45010

Newark, NJ 07101

p: 973-504-6430

f: 973-648-3481

Web site: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm



Diversion Program, NM BON (A)

Nancy Dabro, PhD, RN

6301 Indian School Road, NE

Suite A

Albuquerque, NM 87109

p: 505-841-8345

f: 505-841-9092

e: nancy.darbro@state.nm.us

Web site: http://www.bon.state.nm.us/diversionprog.html


New Mexico Board of Nursing

Deborah Walker, MSN, RN, Executive Director

6301 Indian School Rd., NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

p: 505-841-8345

f: 505-841-8347

e: deborahj.walker@state.nm.us

Web site: http://www.state.nm.us/nursing



Chemical Dependency Program

Nevada State Board of Nursing (A)

Kathleen Reynolds, RN, B.H.S.

5011 Meadowood Mall Wway

Suite 300

Reno, NV 89502

p: 775-687-7723

p: 888-590-6726 Toll Free

f: 775-687-7729

e: kreynolds@nsbn.state.nv.us

Web site: http://nevadanursingboard.org/discipline/chemically-dependant-nurses/


Nevada State Board of Nursing

Debra Scott, MSN, RN, FRE, Executive Director

5011 Meadowood Mall Way

Suite 300

Reno, NV 89502

p: 775-687-7700

f: 775-687-7707

e: dsscott@nsbn.state.nv.us

Web site: http://www.nursingboard.state.nv.us



Chemical Dependency Program (1)

Statewide Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (SPAN) (P)

New York State Nurses Association

Ellen Brickman, MPH, MS, NP

11 Cornell Road

Latham, NY 12110-1403

p: 518-782-9400 ext. 265

f: 518-786-3007

e: span@nysna.org

Web site: http://www.nysna.org/span/main.htm


Chemical Dependency Program (2)

Professional Assistance Program (A)

State Education Department

Bernadette Lochner, RN, MS, NP

80 Wolf Road, Suite 204

Albany, NY 12205-2643

p: 518-474-3817 ext. 480

f: 518-485-9378

e: PAP@mail.nysed.gov

Web site: http://www.op.nysed.gov/pap.htm


New York State Board of Nursing, State Education Department

Barbara Zittel, PhD, RN, Executive Secretary

89 Washington Avenue

West Wing, Second Floor

Albany, NY 12234-1000

p: 518-474-3817 ext. 280

f: 518-474-3706

e: nursebd@mail.nysed.gov

Web site: http://www.nysed.gov/prof/nurse.htm



Chemical Dependency Program (A)

For questions regarding alternative discipline such as

Practice Intervention and Improvement Program (PIIP) or the

Alternative Program for Chemical

Dependency (AP) call or email:

p: 614-466-0376

e: alternative@nursing.ohio.gov


Ohio Board of Nursing

Betsy J. Houchen, RN, MS, JD, Executive Director

17 South High Street

Suite 400

Columbus, OH 43215

p: 614-995-3684

f: 614-995-3683

e: bhouchen@nursing.ohio.gov

Web site: http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/



Chemical Dependency Program (1)

Oklahoma Association of Nurse Anesthetists (P)

Chemical Dependency Program

Dolores B. Pasierb, CRNA, Chair

2055 60th Ave., SE

Norman, OK 73026-0959

p: 405-321-0849


Chemical Dependency Program (2)

Peer Assistance Program (A)

Laura Clarkson, RN, CARN, Program


2915 North Classen Blvd.

Suite 215

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

p: 405-525-2277

f: 405-525-0350

e: lclarkso@nursing.state.ok.us

Web site: http://www.ok.gov/nursing/peer3.html


Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Kimberly Glazier, M.Ed., RN, Executive Director

2915 North Classen Blvd.

Suite 524

Oklahoma City, OK 73106

p: 405-962-1800

f: 405-962-1821

e: kglazier@nursing.state.ok.us

Web site: http://www.ok.gov/nursing/



Chemical Dependency Program

Nurse Assistance Network (P)

Oregon Nurses Association

18765 SW Boones Ferry Road

Suite 200

Tualatin, OR 97062

p: 503-731-4745

Web site: http://www.oregonrn.org


Oregon State Board of Nursing (A)

Holly Mercer, JD, RN, Executive Director

17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.

Portland, OR 97224

p: 971-673-0685

f: 971-673-0683

e: holly.mercer@state.or.us

Web site: http://oregon.gov/OSBN/monitoring_program.shtml



Chemical Dependency Program

South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program (HPAP) (A)

Sherry Grismer,MA,LPC,CCDCIII

4600 69th Street #600

Sioux Falls, SD 57106

p: 605-322-4048

f: 605-322-4370

e: sherry.grismer@mckennan.org


South Dakota Board of Nursing

Gloria Damgaard, RN, MS, Executive Secretary

4305 S. Louise Avenue

Suite 201

Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115

p: 605-362-2760

f: 605-362-2768

e: gloria.damgaard@state.sd.us

Web site: http://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/healthpro.aspx



Chemical Dependency Program

Tennessee Nurses Professional Assistance Program (TNPAP) (A)

Mike Harkreader, MS, RN (Executive Director)

545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 414

Nashville, TN 37228-1219

p: 615-726-4001

p: 1-888-776-0786

e: mike@tnpap.org

Web site: http://www.tnpap.org/


Tennessee State Board of Nursing

Elizabeth J. Lund, MSN, RN, Exec. Director

1st Floor, Cordell Hull Building

425 Fifth Avenue, North

Nashville, TN 37247-1010

p: 615-532-3202

p: 1-888-310-4650

f: 615-741-7899

Web site: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Nursing/peer.htm



Chemical Dependency Program

Department of Health (A)

Washington Health Professional Services (WHPS)

Jean Sullivan, Executive Director

2413 Pacific Ave.,P.O. Box 47872

Olympia, WA 98504-7872

p: 360-236-2880

p: 206-999-9689 (C)

f: 360-664-8588

e: jean.sullivan@doh.wa.gov

Web site: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/WHPS/defa ult.htm


Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Comm., DOH

Paula Meyer, MSN, RN, Executive Director

P.O. Box 47865

Olympia, WA 98504-7865

p: 360-236-4700

f: 360-236-4818

e: hpqa.csc@doh.wa.gov

Web site: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/hpqa1/hps3/Nursing_Hom e_Admin/de



Chemical Dependency Program

Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (A)

Michael Van Doren, RN, MSN, CARN

7600 Burnet Road, Suite 440

P.O. Box 9877

Austin, TX 78766

p: 1-800-288-5528 ext. 106

f: 512-467-2620

e: mvandoren@texasnurses.org

Web site: http://www.tpapn.org


Texas Board of Nurse Examiners

Katherine Thomas, MN, RN (Executive Director)

333 Guadalupe

Suite 3-460

Austin, TX 78701

p: 512-305-7400

f: 512-305-7401

e: kathy.thomas@bon.state.tx.us

Web site: http://www.bne.state.tx.us



Chemical Dependency Program

Utah Recovery Assistance Prog., Div. of Occup. & Prof. Licen (A)

Contact: Charles W. Walton, MD

160 E. 300 South

P. O. Box 146741

Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741

p: 801-530-6106

f: 801-530-6511

Web site: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/programs/urap/index.html


Utah State Board of Nursing

Laura Poe, MS, RN, Executive Administrator

Heber M. Wells Building, 4th Fl

160 East 300 South

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

p: 801-530-6628

f: 801-530-6511

e: lpoe@utah.gov

Web site: http://www.dopl.utah.gov



Chemical Dependency Program

P.N.A.P. (Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program) (A)

Robert Rossi, R.Ph., President;

Kathie Simpson, Dir of Oper.

258 Wolfe Lane

Irwin, PA 15642

p: 877-298-7627

f: 724-446-7081

e: ksimpson@pnap.org

Web site: http://www.pnap.org


Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Laurette D. Keiser, RN, MSN, Executive Secretary/Section Chi

124 Pine Street

P.O. Box 2649

Harrisburg, PA 17105

p: 717-783-7142 (office)

f: 717-783-0822

e: st-nurse@state.pa.us

Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1 104&q=432869



Chemical Dependency Program


State Board of Nursing

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Board of Nurse Examiners

Roberto Figuero, RN, MSN (Executive Director)

800 Roberto H. Todd Avenue

Room 202, Stop 18

Santurce, PR 00908

p: 787-725-8161

f: 787-725-7903



Chemical Dependency Program

Health Practitioners' Intervention Program (HPIP) (A)

700 E. Franklin Street

Suite 300 Tower

Richmond, VA 23219

p: 866-206-4747 (Toll free)

p: 804-828-1551

f: 804-828-5386

e: info@vahpip.org

Web site: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/enforcement/hpip.htm


Virginia Board of Nursing

Jay Douglas, RN, MSM, CSAC, Executive Director

6603 West Broad Street

5th Floor

Richmond, VA 23230-1712

p: 804-662-9909

f: 804-662-9943

e: nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov

Web site: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov



Chemical Dependency Program

Elizabeth Hansen, MSN, RN (Program Coordinator) (A)

Alternative Program for Recovering Nurses and Nursing Assit.

Vermont State Board of Nursing

National Life Bldg, North FL2

Montpelier, VT 05620-3402

p: 802-828-2819

f: 802-828-2484

e: ehansen@sec.state.vt.us

Web site: http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses


Vermont State Board of Nursing

Mary L. Botter, PhD, RN, Executive Director

National Life Bldg., North FL2

Montpelier, VT 05620-3402

p: 802-828-3180

f: 802-828-2484

e: mary.botter@sec.state.vt.us

Web site: http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/



Chemical Dependency Program (1)

Resource International Employee Assistance Services (P)

Sharon Goldstein, PCNS, CEAP

120 Centerville Road

Warwick, RI 02886

p: 401-732-9444


Chemial Dependency Program (2)

For Information See: Rhode Island Department of Health (A)

Rules and Regulations for Licensing - located at the

bottom of the webpage found from the link below. See page

18 of the Rules and Regulations.

Web site: http://www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/nurses.php


Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration & Nursing Education (A)

Pamela L. McCue, RN, MS (Director)

Three Capital Hill, Room 105

Cannon Health Building

Providence, RI 02908-5097

p: 401-222-5700

f: 401-222-3352

e: pamela.mccue@health.ri.gov

Web site: http://www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/nurses.php



Chemical Dependency Program

Impaired Professionals Procedure (IPP) (A)

Department of Regulation & Licensing

Attn: Sharon Henes

P.O. Box 8935

Madison, WI 53708-8935

p: 608-267-3817

e: DRLImpairedProfessionalProcedure@wisconsin.gov

Web site: http://drl.wi.gov/category.asp?linkcatid=4&linkid=10&l ocid=0


Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing (A)

Jeff Scanlan, Bureau Director, Health Services Boards

1400 East Washington Avenue

P.O. Box 8935

Madison, WI 53708-8935

p: 608-266-2112

f: 608-267-3816

e: Jeff.Scanlan@Wisconsin.gov

Web site: http://drl.wi.gov/dept/ipp.htm



Chemical Dependency Program

Impaired Nurse Treatment Program (A)

West Virginia RN Board

101 Dee Drive

Suite 102

Charleston, WV 25311-1620

p: 304-558-3596

f: 304-558-3666


West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Prof. Nurses

Laura Rhodes, MSN, RN, Executive Director

101 Dee Drive

Suite 102

Charleston, WV 25311-1620

p: 304-558-3596

f: 304-558-3596

e: lrhodes@state.wv.us

Web site: http://www.wvrnboard.com



Chemical Dependency Program

Wyoming Professional Assistance Program (WPAP) (A)

George A. Vandel, NLAC (Executive Director)

Bert Toews, MD(Medical Director)

P.O. Box 1496

Casper, WY 82602

p: 307-472-1222

e: wpap@alluretech.net

Web site: http://nursing.state.wy.us/Main.asp?MainMode=12


Wyoming State Board of Nursing

Mary Kay Goetter, Executive Officer

1810 Pioneer Avenue

Cheyenne, WY 82002

p: 307-777-7601

f: 307-777-3519

e: wynursing@wyo.gov

Web site: http://nursing.state.wy.us



Chemical Dependency Program (1)

Recovering Professionals Program (RPP) (A)

Frank Sheheen

300-A Outlet Pointe Blvd.

Suite 100

Columbia, SC 29210

p: 803-896-5737

p: 1-877-349-2094 (toll free 24 hr)

f: 803-896-5710

e: fsheheen@lradac.org

Web site: http://www.scrpp.org


Chemical Dependency Program (2)

Peer Assistance Program in Nursing (PAPIN) (P)

South Carolina Nurses Association

Kathy Pearson

1821 Gadsden Street

Columbia, SC 29201

p: 803-252-4781

p: 803-939-9522

e: kpearson@daodas.state.sc.us


South Carolina State Board of Nursing

Joan K. Bainer, MN, RN, NE, BC, Administrator

110 Centerview Drive

Suite 202

Columbia, SC 29210

p: 803-896-4550

f: 803-896-4525

e: bainerj@llr.sc.gov

Web site: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/