MAX Ottawa’s Response to COVID-19
As Ottawa’s health and wellness connection for guys into guys, MAX is working hard to keep our commitment to maximize the health and wellness of our communities. As such, we have added this COVID-19 response page to serve as a resource for guys into guys to maintain their mental, social, sexual, physical, emotional, and spiritual health during this crisis.
MAX offers the following services for people and for healthcare providers.
Peer Support Program
Our new volunteer peer support program can connect you to a listening ear.
Mental Healh Navigation
MAX can help create a plan, connecting you to the proper resources through our 3 step approach!
Harm Reduction Services
MAX is excited to announce the opening of the In-Person and Online Harm Reduction Dispensing Program!
MAX offers group, and community support and education programs by and for guys into guys in the Ottawa region.
"The List" is Ottawa's Wednesday to Thursday guide for GBT2Q+ guy friendly events.
Check back every Wednesday for updates!
News & Views
Check out all the latest happenings at MAX and your Ottawa Guys into Guys community.
Greetings, While I understand that these are unprecedented times, I sincerely hope you are staying safe, connected and finding support in ways that are meaningful. From isolation and stress to financial insecurity, the pandemic has certainly affected all of us in a number of ways. I’ve seen the numbers and…Read More
Supporting health and wellness for guys into guys As the pandemic rages on, affecting every part of our society, one thing remains steadily true: the queer community continues to be one of the hardest hit. Due to COVID-19, queer people face more challenges with employment security, financial security, and physical…Read More
Wearing a mask, using hand sanitizer, and social distancing aren’t the only ways you can take charge of your health. For the GBTQ2 community, COVID-19 hits close to home, reminiscent of the spread of HIV almost forty years ago. It was a shapeless power that stigmatized an entire community. In…Read More
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MAX is proud to support health and wellness campaigns from our allied organizations that help guys into guys make smart decisions about their health.