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Behind The Scene

Behind The Scene

Monthly educational workshops relating to a variety of topics surrounding GBT2Q men's health, presented in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital. Topics are usually related to mental, physical, sexual, spiritual and social health.

Check out our website or social media for details about upcoming sessions!

Phone: 613-701-6555
Email: info@maxottawa.ca

Upcoming Events

Behind the Scene Presents: ⠀ Accessing Gender Affirming Health Care ⠀

Behind the Scene Presents: ⠀
Accessing Gender Affirming Health Care ⠀

Thursday, Oct 8th⠀
7:00 PM - Presentation ⠀
LiveStreamed FB live via Zoom⠀


This presentation will be in English. It will be live-streamed to FB live via ZOOM. All questions will be curated from the audience. Questions can also be emailed to r.alsberry@maxottawa.ca. ⠀

More information can be found on The List.

Photos From Past Events

Check out some photos from past Behind the Scene events.

Past Behind The Scenes Events

Here are some of our blog posts about Behind the Scenes.

Blue poster for Behind the Scene. Image shows man looking off screen with block text "behind the scenes.". The MAX logo and The Ottawa Hospital Logo are visible in the bottom

Behind The Scene Presents: Mindfulness

June 9, 2018

5 Things We Learned from Behind The Scene Presents: Mindfulness MAX Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital’s April edition of our monthly health and wellness talk series was on mindfulness. Sheila Robertson, MSW, RSW, and Tesia Bryski co-presented.  Sheila is a social worker and maintains a personal mindfulness practice in the…

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Behind The Scene: Meth and Sex

June 2, 2018

  5 Things We Learned from Behind The Scene: Meth and Sex MAX Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital, in collaboration with Kontak Project and ACCM Montréal, hosted Daniel Laroche for our March edition.  Daniel is the Kontak Program Coordinator at AIDS Community Care Montréal. He spoke about his personal and…

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Behind the Scenes presents: PrEP school. Preppy man standing looking shocked with a blue prep pill next to him

5 Things We Learned at Behind The Scene: PrEP School!

May 18, 2018

5 Things We Learned at Behind The Scene: PrEP School! At our February edition, Dr. Paul MacPherson from the Ottawa Hospital and Derek Cassidy, MAX Ottawa’s Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator, presented information for guys into guys to understand what PrEP is, how it works, and where to get it. 1)PrEP, or…

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Behind the scenes presents: Get Connected: Community poster

5 things we learned last week at Behind The Scene

October 25, 2017

1)      Dr. Louise Balfour presented a useful self-help resource that could potentially offer you new skills to deal with some of life’s hard moments: http://www.comh.ca/publications/resources/pub_pchc/PCHC%20Workbook.pdf 2)      We learned from Bryan that creating social connections can be a tough but rewarding exercise. Through his involvement in different social/sports groups he’s gained an incredible support…

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