Health & Wellness and Peer Assistance


AANA defines wellness as a positive state of the mind, body, and spirit reflecting a balance of effective adaptation, resilience, and coping mechanisms in personal and professional environments that enhance quality of life. About AANA Health and Wellness​

If you or a CRNA/SRNA you know struggles with drugs or alcohol, help is available:



See highlights from the 2016 event:


 Health & Wellness Contacts


Michael Neft, DNP, MHA, CRNA, Chair, AANA Health & Wellness Committee

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Hotline
1 (800) 273-TALK
Julie Rice, BA, Manager AANA Health, Wellness, and Peer Assistance Programs (847) 655-1114 or