Throughout the month of September 2022, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare in partnership with Recovery Idaho, Idaho Harm Reduction Project, and the Northwest ATTC hosted a series of online webinars titled “Recovery is Health, Health is Recovery." During the series, presenters discussed a range of topics relating to transmissible disease, treatment and precautionary measures, as well as harm reduction practices.
Part 1: September 7, 2022
Presenters: Evan Burke (Idaho Harm Reduction Project) and Norma Jaeger (Recovery Idaho)
In this session, Evan Burke offered a brief overview of the data on opioid overdose in Idaho and the response to it by government and community-based organizations. Burke also covered how to recognize and respond to an overdose and provide guidance about harm reduction informed practices. Norma Jaeger talked about the RxAware Program, which will address risks associated with opioids and pain management. Read more about this session and its presenters.