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APNA Addictions Council

Vision

The Addictions Council shall be the transformative/expert resource in advancing excellence in the prevention and treatment of substance use and addictive disorders.

Goals

The Council advocates comprehensive, evidence-based interventions for substance use and addictive disorders that are patient-centered, population-focused, and delivered in a continuum of care, from prevention to recovery.


Resources

Substance Use Resources
Tobacco & Nicotine Dependence Resources


Council Communities – APNA Members Only

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Tobacco Dependence Branch

APNA Addictions Council Members

Chair

Susan E. Caverly, PhD, ARNP


Co-Chair

Laura G. Leahy, DrNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, CARN-AP, FAANP


Steering Committee

Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN
Carol Essenmacher, DNP, NCTTP
Deborah Finnell, DNS, PHMNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAAN
Jennifer Guy, BSN, RN, BC-PMH
Brayden Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CARN, CNE
Madeline Naegle, PhD, CNS, PMH-BC, FAAN
Kathleen Schachman, PhD, APRN
Victoria Selby, PhD, MS, PMHNP-BC, CRNP
Marie Smith, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B
Bruce (Jamie) Stevens, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP


Advisory Panel

Carla Abel-Zieg ARNP, CNS
Marissa Abram PhD, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN
Anna Acee EdD, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Susie Adams PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
James Adams MSN, PMHCNS-BC
Tramarea Adams RN
Lisa Agnos BSN, RN-C
Paula Alexander-Delpech PhD, PMHNP-BC, APRN
Robert Allen RN, FPMHNP, LMSW
April Ames-Chase PhD (c), MSN, PMH-BC, CARN, CNL
Paula Anderson MS, PMHNP-BC
Patricia Anderson RN, DON, MSN
Rose Theresa Anderson MSN, PMHNP, BC, BSN, RN, PHN
Juanita Andrews BSN, RN
Susan Archacki-Resnik MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Patricia Baginski RN, APRN, MSN
Diane Barber DNP, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Lauren Barber MSN, PMHNP-BCC, MHSA
Audur Bardardottir RN, NP
Amy Barnes MSN, RN, PMH-BC]
Monique Batchelor RN, MSN, DNP, PMHNP
Steven Baumann APRN, NP
Maureen Bentley MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Kirk Bergmark APN, PMHCNS-BC
Ann Bispo MSN, PMHCNS
Marci Bisset MSN, PMHNP
Suzan Blacher PhD, MSN, RN, CARN, FIAAN
Elizabeth Bott MSN, RN
Jennifer Bowen DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Julita Braxton RN
Margaret Brown MSN, PMHNP-BC
Shelly Brown DNP
Kelly M. Buckley
Erica Butcher RN
Richard Cain PMHNP-BC, MSN, MS, RN
Tamika Caines BSN, RN
Marianne Call APRN
Meriel Campbell MS, RN, NP, CNS
Christopher Caratzas BSN, RN-BC
Kelly Carlson Ph.D., APRN-BC, NP
Mary Carmel RN
Bethanne Carson MSN, PMHNP
Nicole Cerussi DNP, PMHNP-BC
Margot Chadwick PMHNP-BC
Neelam Chanda PhD, RN
Danielle Chappell RN, BSN, PMHNP student
Yoonsung Choi BSN, RN
Nicole Clark BSN, BA, RN-BC
DessyeDee Clark PhD, ARNP PMH-CNS
Spencer Cole MSN, PMHNP-BC
Sarah Cox MSN, PMHNP-BC
Kayla Cross MSN, MA, RN-BC
Candace Cummings RN, BSN
Theresa Damien MS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP
Sharon Davis FPMHNP-BC
Matthew Davis MSN, PMHNP-BC
Donna Davis MSN, CNS, CRNP
Susan Dawson EdD, PMHCNS/NP-BC
Laura Dayton RN
Diane DeCarolis APRN, PMHNP-BC
Mark deClouet Jr
Bianca Desjarlais RN
Todd Dickson DNP, APRN, CNP
Patricia Dotson DNP MSN, PMHCNS, LCDC
Sharon Dragovich APRN, BC, PMH, CNS
Nina Drinnan MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Tammy DuBose BSN
Elizabeth Ducat MSN, PMHNP
Dawn Dykstra RN, BSN
Stephanie Edmonds RN
Carol Ervin RN, BSN
Denise Fairbank RN-BC
Katherine Farber RN
Linda Ferris BSN, RN, PMHN-BC
Mihaela Fletcher DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C
Kay Foland PhD, MSN, BS, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CNP
Joseph Franklin, Jr. MHS, ADN, RN
Edward Freeman PhD, APRN, BC
Nancy Fruin ANCC, ARNP
Adrian Geeslin RN, MSN
Michelle Geiss
Judith Gentz RN, MS, PMHCNS-BC, NP
Ann Gershone RN, BSN, DNP
Noreen Giordano DNP
Susan Glodstein DNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCS-BC
Yovan Gonzalez MSN, FNP-BC
Angela Good MSN, FNP-C
Angela Goodson RN, MSN
Melinda Goodwin RN-BC, LMHC
Christopher Gossett RN
Kathleen Greer BSN, Med, PMHNP-Student
Derrick Grey RN
Faye Grund PhDc, APRN-BC
Nicholas Guenzel PhD, APRN-NP
Lacy Hager MSN, Ed, RN
Dawn Hahn RN-BC, CMCN, CARN
Sharon Haight-Carter PMHNP-BC
Shila Ham RN
Linda Hancock RN
Laurel Hanetho BSN, RNC
Lauren Hansen DNP, MEd, APRN, WHNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Ingrid Hansen FPMHNP
Shari Harding DNP, PMHNP-BC, CPRP
Lisa Harrington RN, CNM (Ret), PMHNP-BC
Rebecca Haynes RN, PMHNP-BC
MaLinda Henderson PMHNP-BC
Phoebe Henderson MSN, RN, CNE
Kim Hickman DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, RN-C
Diane Hickman PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Alicia Holod BSN, BA, RN
Lee Anne Horn PMHNP-BC
Julia Houfek PhD, APRN-CNS, BC
Kayla Huesman MHA, MSN, RN-BC, CARN
Kim Hutchinson EdD, MS, MSN, BSN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN
Amanda Jackson BSN, RN
Susan Jacobson PMHNP, CNS
Emily Jimenez
Eudora Jones DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Erica Joseph PhD, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, NP-C
Mary Justice PhD, RN, CNE
Diane Justusson RN
Barbara Kadesky PMHNP
Kelly Katara DNP
Lori Kidd PhD, RN, CNS
Jae-Hoon Kim CRNP-PMH
Valerie Kolbert ARNP, BC
Marin Konstadt APRN, BC
Olena Korsun RN
Mary Kosman APRN
Belinda Kotin NPP
Wanda Lancaster DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Sheila Langford RN
Patricia Latham RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Melanie Laub

Eletha Lectora MS, RN
Timothy Legg PhD, PsyD, PMHNP-BC, GNP-BC, CAADC, LMAC, CARN-AP, CCS
William Leiner MS, RN, PMH-BC
Merianne Lero MSN, RN
Matthew Lindquist MSN, RN, PMHNP, BC
Kate Lindsay MSN, RN
Heidi Linn RN
Chelsea Livingston BS, RN-BC
Mark Loszewski NP
Melinda Luckay RN, BSN, MSN, PMHNP
Pamela Lusk DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP
Jennifer Lyons RN, BSN
Brandee Madden DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Bankpang Malone CNP
Bethany Mandy PMHNP
Elizabeth Marigi BSN, RN
Tara Mariolis PhD, RN, CNE
Linda Mays DNP, PMHNP-BC
Kris McLoughlin DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Stephanie Meany RN
Lynette Melby CNP
Connie Mele MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP
Michelle Mercier MSN, PMHNP-BC
Jacob Merkel MSN
Catherine Messinger DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Susanne Meyers NP, PMHNP-BC
Lacy Miller DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP
Ann Mitchell PhD, RN, FAAN
Tami Mitchell RN
Arabella Mitchell Bruce DNP, PMH-FNP, BC
Heather Mol MSN, RN
Nicole Montgomery APRN, MSN
Laura Montgomery MA, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, RN
Marguerite Moon
Laura Mooney BSN-RN, PMH-BC
James Moreno RN
Patricia Morrison CNP
May Nara RN
Audrey Naser APRN
Teresa Neubeck BSN, RN, PMH-BC
Marian Newton PhD, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, RN
Sandra Nichols PhD, APRN
Patricia Nisbet DNP, PMHNP-BC
Deborah O’Dell BSN, MSN, RN
Margaret Onyeukwu MSN, PMHNP
Melanie Opack RN
Suzanne Opperman MSN, PMHNP
Edith Orejel BSN, RN
Kelly Ortega MSN, APN, PMHNP-BC
Cynthia Papendick MS, APRN-BC
Sharon Parker MS, RN, CNS
Mark Pavlick RN, MS
Melissa Peters RN
Elizabeth Petitt MSN, Ned, FNP-C, PMHNP-BE, SANE-A
Bethany Phoenix PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN
Stephanie Plummer DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP
Christine Possemato RN, MSN, PMHNP
Jennifer Pursley RN, BSN
Maureen Rafa BS, RN, PMHBC
Mary Rapa RN
Tammy Reddington MSN, BSN, APRN, RN
Roseann Regan PhD, APRN, BC
Sharon Repko MSN, APN
Luann Richardson PhD, DNP, FNP, PMHNP, FAANP
Jdee Richardson PhD, PMHNP
Aleksander Ripple BSN, RN
Kerri Roberts RN
William Robertson MSN, ANCC PMHN
Shannon Robinson MSN, RN
Patrice Roy APRN, BC
Heather Russell MSN, RN
Zahida Sairitupa APRN
Jane Sander ARNP, DNP
Kirk Sanger PhD, RN
Lorisha Santiago BSN, RN
Crystal Savage-Seabrooks RN, BSN
Margaret Scharf PMH-NP, FNP, DNP, PMHNP Leader
Amanda Schuh PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
JT Seaman DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Jennifer Serback MSN, APN-C,PMHNP-BC, CMSRN
Daryl Sharp PhD, RN, FAAN
Megan Shelton BSN, RN
Sylvia Simeone DNP, PNHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC NEA-BC
Liliana Simmons MSN, MA, PMHNP-BC, PHN
Virginia Singer DNP
Catherine Skowronsky MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN
Rosemary Smentkowski MSN Ed, RN, PMH-NP, BC, CARN
Melissa Smith MSN, PMHNP-BC
Kenya Smith DNP, PMHNP-BC
April Snell BSN,RN, LMFT, LPC-MHSP
Martha Snow MSN, RN, PMHNP, CARN-AP
Janet Stagg MS, RN, PMHCNS
Roberta Stanhope ARNP, PMHCNS, BC, PLLC
Ann Stanton PhD, RN
Jill Steinke MS RN
Dina Stewart PMHNP-BC
Debra Swingle APRN
Nancy Syms PMHNP-BC
Amy Tenenouser RN
Brandon Thatcher PMHNP
Michael Tierney BSN, RN-BC NE-BC, CADC
Lisa Tincher NP, FNP-C, PMHNP
Morgan Torrence MSN, PMHNP-BC
Candace Trippe RN, BSN
Michelle Tsai DNP, PMHNP-BC
R. Lee Tyson, DNP, DMin, CNP, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC, CARN-AP
Michael Valenti PhD, RN
Dorothy Valin PhD, APRN PMHCNS
Judith Van Cleef MS, RN-BC-Retired
Amye Varnum PMHN, RN, BC
Jessica Vetter RN, MSN, CNS, PMHNP-BC
Diane Vines RN, PhD
Junie Voltaire MHRN, BSN,MSN/ED
Jason Wagner APRN, PMHNP-BC, RN, LMHC, MCAP
Matthew Walker DNP, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC
Dorraine Webb PMHCNS
Kathleen Webster DNP, PMHNP
Christina Weiser RN
Robert Weiss PMH-NP, APRN, MSN, NBC-HWC, CTTS
Janice Wentworth RN
Sandra West DNP
Michele Whitaker BSN, RN, E-RYT
Diane Wieland PhD, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Debra Willsey MS, RN, FPMHNP
Cynthia Wilson MSN, PHMCNS, BC
Sabina Winningham MSN, BSN, RN
Kentoinette Wright RN
Kerry Wyman BSN, RN
Kathleen Yost RN MSN MC
Tia Young BS Psych, BSN
Michelle Zapanta MSN, RN-BC