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The GNA Peer Assistance Program is seeking Facilitators

Posted 6 months ago by Charlotte Baez Diaz

The GNA Peer Assistance Program is seeking facilitators.

The Georgia Nurses Association Peer Assistance Program (GNA-PAP), previously named the Georgia Nurses Association Nurse Advocate Program, is a collaborative effort with the Georgia Board of Nursing and GNA. Established in 1981, the program is staffed with volunteer nurses who are committed to supporting other nurses living with the disease of substance use disorder. 

A GNA-PAP Facilitator is the contact person for the Nurse Participant in the Georgia Nurses Association-Peer Assistance Program. The Facilitator is directly responsible to the State Committee for the conduct of their peer support group.  The purpose of the GNA-PAP support group is to have direct contact with Nurse Participants to observe, monitor, and report the Nurse participants’ recovery process.

If you would like to serve as a GNA-PAP Facilitator, please click on the GNA-PAP Facilitator Job Description, complete it, sign it and send it to GNA-PAP Chair-elect Barbara Austin, MN, RN at Or you may mail a print copy to GNA Headquarters at 3032 Briarcliff Road NE. Atlanta, GA 30329, to the attention of Barbara Austin.

For questions or inquiries, please contact Barbara at or at 404-754-7989.