Peer Assistance

SDANA's peer assistance committee was formed to provide information and resources to help CRNA's/SRNA's throughout the state regarding chemical dependency issues. The resources listed below provide information that can be used not only by the CRNA's/SRNA's themselves, but also coworkers, family members and others concerned about the well being of a loved one.

AANA Peer Assistance Hotline

24/7 confidential live support and resources

SDANA Contacts

South Dakota Advisors

South Dakota Resource Health Professionals Assistance Program

This program is a confidential and non-disciplinary option that helps health care professionals with chemical dependency issues. The program can be accessed by:
  • Self referral
  • Board referral
  • Employers or coworkers
  • Family members
  • CRNA's and SRNA's

Mission Statement

The South Dakota Health Professional Assistance Program is dedicated to enhance public safety and support for regulated health professionals by facilitating the early intervention, treatment, and safe return to practice of health care professionals whose functioning is impaired by the use of alcohol and/or other drugs. (HPAP Brochure)


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

Sherry Grismer, MA, LPC, CCDCIII
4600 69th Street #600
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
p: 605.322.4048
f: 605.322.4370

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