Georgia P.R.N.

Information updated as of 10/2017

PharmAssist Recovery Network (Georgia Pharmacy Foundation)

Model: State Pharmacy Association, Foundation 

Eligible for Pharmacy Professionals

The Georgia Pharmacy Foundation offers assistance to help pharmacy professionals get into recovery through the PharmAssist Program.  This program was established in 1982.  Its ongoing purpose is to address problems related to alcoholism, inappropriate drug use and emotional disorders that pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians may experience during their careers.  The PRN provides interventions and assistance as well as educational opportunities.

If you or anyone you know needs help, please call the PharmAssist hotline number:

 404-419-8130            24 hours / 7 days a week

All calls are confidential and will be returned as quickly as possible,

PharmAssist Recovery Network (Georgia Pharmacy Foundation)

6065 Barfield Rd., NE, Suite 100, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Office 404-2312-5074

Contact Person for Assistance:

James (Jim) W. Bartling, PharmD, GCADC-III 

Associate Professor Emeritus, Mercer 



This organization is free standing – separate from the State Board of Pharmacy.  The program is a service provided by the Georgia Pharmacy Foundation (non-profit).  It uses credentialed substance abuse professionals.  Funding is provided by the GPhF.  There are no client fees.  No funding comes from license renewal fees.  Active clients include:  Pharmacists, Student Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians.