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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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News & Views

Tyler Boyc'e blog piece from CBRC Summit

My Presentation at the CBRC Summit

January 16, 2020

Hi there! My name is Tyler Boyce. I use he/him pronouns and have been volunteering with MAX Ottawa since 2017 as a Board Member. My professional background is in qualitative research as it relates to HIV prevalence in the queer community, with a focus on determinants for African, Caribbean, and […]

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2SLGBTQ Community Consultation blog piece

2SLGBTQ+ Public Consultation Held in Ottawa

January 15, 2020

Over 150 individuals attend the first of its kind event in over 20 years Wisdom2Action, in partnership with seven Ottawa 2SLGBTQ+ organizations and the City of Ottawa, held a public consultation at Ottawa City Hall on Monday, January 13th. The event was open to all members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, […]

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Griffin Blog post

Learning About Myself While Helping Others

January 14, 2020

Hi! My name is Griffin. I use he/him and they/them pronouns. I work at MAX as a Group Facilitator and I’ve worked with several MAX Group programs over the past year.  My MAX Experience Within my time at MAX, I’ve had the chance to co-lead two 8-week Skills for Anxiety […]

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