Alcohol or Drug Use / Treatment

Need Help With Alcohol or Drug use?

Substance use can affect people from all walks of life. The Board of Pharmacy urges you to immediately seek help if you think you might have an issue with alcohol or drug use:

What if Someone I Work With Has A Problem?

Suspect a pharmacy employee may have a problem that is affecting their ability to practice? Talk to your pharmacy management. You can also file a complaint with the Board. Complaint information is available online

Additional information on recognizing addiction and other substance use/treatment resources are available on the Missouri Department of Mental Health's website.

Pharmacy Well-Being Program

The Board of Pharmacy does not have a Well-Being Program at this time. However, licensees can visit the Missouri Department of Mental Health's website for a list of Missouri treatment programs and other resources on substance use. The following Missouri physician well-being programs may also allow pharmacists to participate
(participation restrictions/costs may apply):

Missouri Physicians' Health Program
680 Craig Road, Suite 308
St. Louis, Missouri 63141
Hotline: (800)274-0933
Office: (314)995-4990

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons Physicians' Health Program
James Wieberg, M.Ed., LPC
Capital Region Medical Center
P.O. Box 1128
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-1128
Office: (573)636-8255

Support Groups

(The links below are provided for informational purposes only and do not represent an official endorsement or recommendation of the Board. The Board does not support or endorse any groups referenced herein. Many of the groups below provide toll-free or 24-hour help lines.)

Alcoholics Anonymous:

Celebrate Recovery

Missouri Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups

Narcotics Anonymous: