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Recovery is Health, Health is Recovery Part 5: Sexual Health & Recovery: Sexually Transmitted Infections

12:00pm - September 21, 2022 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Northwest ATTC
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The Recovery is Health, Health is Recovery Lunch & Learn Series is sponsored by the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare in partnership with Recovery Idaho, Idaho Harm Reduction Project, and the Northwest ATTC.

Lindsay HaskellIn this session, Lindsay Haskell of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Public Health, will provide an overview of basic sexual health concepts for individuals and providers and discuss common sexually transmitted diseases including Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis, providing current statistics, testing, risk reduction, treatment, and information about the intersections with public health. This presentation will also dive into other infectious diseases that can be transmitted through intimate contact including Monkeypox, Shigella and Meningococcal disease.

About the presenter: Lindsay Haskell has a Master of Science in Health Science. She has been working in healthcare and public health for almost two decades. She has a passion for improving health especially through prevention and public health interventions. Lindsay has worked in the field as Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) and Epidemiologist focusing on STI’s and HIV in Idaho and is now working to build capacity of this work in Idaho.