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Spill The Tea

Spill the Tea is MAX Ottawa's harm reduction program addressing the Party and Play Scene in Ottawa. Learn more about this innovative approach... Keep Reading

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Winter Health & Wellness

Find resources and support to stay healthy all winter long including mental health, substance use, sexual health, and more!
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MAX Ottawa 2019/2020 winter health and wellness tips

Winter Health and Wellness

December 14, 2019

Find resources and support to stay healthy all winter long including mental health, substance use, sexual health, and more! The holidays represent happy times for many…but it’s important to recognize that they can be a major source of stress. In addition, the cold days and early nights of winter impact […]

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Reflections from Peer Facilitation

December 13, 2019

Hey! I’m William and my pronouns are he/him. For the past 2 months this past fall 2019, I co-facilitated a peer discussion group centred on anxiety.  My Role at MAX As a co-facilitator, I assisted in the coordination of discussions to combat anxiety-based stressors through cognitive-behavioural activities, mindfulness meditation, and […]

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My Journey with MAX Ottawa

December 11, 2019

Hello, I’m David Ley and I use he/him pronouns. I am originally from Montreal and currently live in Ottawa. Since the age of 16, I have volunteered at various ASO’s (AIDS Service Organizations) and LGBTQ+ organizations with a harm reduction focus. I presently share my lived experience and knowledge of […]

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