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New Jersey Peer Assistance Resource Directory

The following resources are available for helping New Jersey CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists facing chemical dependency or substance misuse issues. This assistance is also for the families, friends, coworkers, managers, supervisors, or colleagues seeking information or guidance.

The first step in getting help is to contact your state peer advisor or call the helpline (800) 654-5167

State Peer Advisor
Ferne M. Cohen, CRNA
Voorhees, NJ 08043
phone: 856-625-3631 (C)

Alternative to Discipline Program   
Terry Ivory, RN, MSN 
Director-Recovery And Monitoring Program (RAMP)
Institute for Nursing, the Foundation of NJSNA
1479 Pennington Road
Trenton, NJ 08618
phone: 609-883-5335 x152
phone: 1-800-662-0108 (hotline)
fax: 609-883-5343
Web site:

State Board of Nursing
New Jersey Board of Nursing
Joanne Leone, Executive Director
Deborah Zuccarelli, BSN, RN, Deputy Executive Director
P.O. Box 45010
Newark, New Jersey 07101 
phone: 973-504-6430
fax: 973-648-3481
Web site:


To obtain additional information and resources for health and wellness, please visit:

Adverse Medical Events/Bad Outcomes - Resources on how to Cope