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Peer Assistance Services

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Mental Health Professional Peer Health Assistance Program


The Mental Health Professional Peer Health Assistance Program is available to all licensed/certified/registered mental health professionals who have physical, emotional, or psychological conditions.
 

  • Program services provided include evaluation, assessment and referral, treatment monitoring, support groups, and prevention education programs.
  • There is no fee for evaluation, assessment, and referral or treatment monitoring. These program services are funded for Colorado mental health professionals through a portion of licensing fees. Fees for treatment, therapy, or drug services are the responsibility of the mental health professional.
  • The Colorado Mental Health Boards contracts with Peer Assistance Services, Inc. to provide services.
  • Anyone may make a referral to Peer Assistance Services.


The program is confidential and anonymity can be assured unless:
 

  • The mental health professional is referred to the program by a Colorado Mental Health Board;
  • There has been a violation of the Colorado Mental Health Practice Act;
  • The mental health professional is noncompliant with the Rehabilitation Contract.


Other program support services offered:
 

  • Educational presentations regarding problem recognition and prevention;
  • Assistance in identifying problems;
  • Support for the affected mental health professional;
  • Technical assistance to approved and trained mental health professionals to serve appropriately as Practice Monitors;
  • Practice Monitor training.


For more information, contact the peer assistance provider:



Mental Health Professional Peer Health Assistance Program
Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
2170 S Parker Road, Suite 229 | Denver, CO 80231
Main (303) 369-0039 | Fax (303) 369-0982
Visit their website at: Peer Assistance Services.
 

 
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The Dentist Peer Health Assistance Program is available to all licensed Colorado dentists who have physical, emotional, psychological, or substance abuse problems.
 

  • Program services provided include evaluation, assessment and referral, treatment monitoring, support groups and prevention education programs.
  • There is no fee for evaluation, assessment and referral or treatment monitoring. These program services are funded for Colorado dentists and their families through a portion of license fees. Fees for treatment, therapy or drug services are the responsibility of the dentist.
  • The Colorado Board of Dental Examiners contracts with Peer Assistance Services, Inc. to provide services.
  • Anyone may make a referral to Peer Assistance Services.

The program is confidential and anonymity can be assured unless:

  • The dentist is referred to the program by the Colorado Board of Dental Examiners
  • There has been a violation of the Dental Practice Act
  • The dentist is noncompliant with the Dentist Rehabilitation Contract

Other program support services offered:

  • Educational presentations regarding problem recognition and prevention
  • Assistance in identifying problems
  • Support for the affected dentist and family members
  • Technical assistance to approved and trained dentists to serve appropriately as Practice Monitors
  • Practice Monitor training

For further information, contact the peer assistance provider:


Dental Peer Health Assistance Program
Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
2170 S. Parker Road, Suite 229 l Denver, CO 80231
303.369.0039 l fax 303.369.0982
Visit their website at Peer Assistance Services.
 

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The State Board of Nursing is authorized through Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) 12-38-131 to contract for a Nursing Peer Health Assistance/Nurse Alternative to Discipline Program. This program went into effect on July 1, 2008 with the State Board of Nursing’s contracted vendor, Peer Assistance Services, Inc.

  • Program services provided include evaluation, assessment and referral, treatment monitoring, support groups and prevention education programs.
  • There is no fee for evaluation, assessment and referral or treatment monitoring. These program services are funded for Colorado nurses and their families through a portion of license fees. Fees for treatment, therapy or drug testing services are the responsibility of the nurse.
  • The Colorado State Board of Nursing contracts with Peer Assistance Services, Inc. to provide services.
  • Anyone may make a referral to Peer Assistance Services.
     

The program is confidential and anonymity can be assured unless:

  • The nurse is referred to the program by the Colorado State Board of Nursing
  • There has been a violation of the Nurse Practice Act
  • The nurse is noncompliant with the Peer Assistance Services Contract

Other program support services offered:

  • Educational presentations regarding problem recognition and prevention
  • Assistance in identifying problems
  • Support for the affected nurse and family members
  • Technical assistance to nurse managers and supervisors


For further information, contact the peer assistance provider:
 

Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
2170 S. Parker Road, Suite 229 l Denver, CO 80231
303.369.0039 l fax 303.369.0982
www.PeerAssistanceServices.org
 

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The Pharmacy Peer Health Assistance Diversion Program is available to all licensed Colorado pharmacists and interns who have physical, emotional, psychological, or substance abuse problems.

  • Program services provided include evaluation, assessment and referral, treatment monitoring, support groups and prevention education programs.
  • There is no fee for evaluation, assessment and referral or treatment monitoring. These program services are funded for Colorado pharmacists and their families through a portion of license fees. Fees for treatment, therapy or drug testing services are the responsibility of the pharmacist or intern.
  • The Colorado State Board of Pharmacy contracts with Peer Assistance Services, Inc. to provide services.
  • Anyone may make a referral to Peer Assistance Services.

The program is confidential and anonymity can be assured unless:

  • The pharmacist is referred to the program by the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy
  • There has been a violation of the Pharmacy Practice Act
  • The pharmacist is noncompliant with the Pharmacist Rehabilitation Contract

Other program support services offered:

  • Educational presentations regarding problem recognition and prevention
  • Assistance in identifying problems
  • Support for the affected pharmacist and family members
  • Technical assistance to pharmacy mangers and supervisors


For further information, contact the peer assistance provider:

Pharmacy Peer Health Assistance Diversion Program
Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
2170 South Parker Road, Suite 229
Denver, CO 80231
303 369-0039
Toll-Free 866 369-0039
Fax: 720 213-1007

E-mail: info@peerassist.org
website: www.peerassistanceservices.org

 
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