Speaker Programs in HIV/AIDS Awareness
This presentation highlights the specific mental health challenges often found especially with newly diagnosed people living with HIV/AIDS. Resources are also given to providers to be able to refer clients to new ways to get help outside of the traditional "medical model" of psychiatric care such as peer wellness centers.
Dr. Fisher discusses common sexually transmitted infections (STI) including HIV/AIDs, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HPV, and Hepatitis. She details the symptoms and treatments of the diseases, and stresses the fact that there is no "look" or believable "stereotype" of peaple with STIs. In a very interactive and engaging manner, Dr. Fisher stresses the importance of safe sex.