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Harm reduction supplies at MAX Ottawa


Par MAX Ottawa / mars 11, 2020

MAX Ottawa works to expand its reach of harm reduction supplies at GayZone MAX Ottawa is happy to announce we are providing harm reduction services at Gay Zone, every Thursday, from 5 to 8 pm, at 420 cooper street. All GBT2Q guys living in the nation’s capital region are welcome to access the service.  What…

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The Fabric, MAX Ottawa's 3 year celebration

MAX Ottawa turns three!

Par MAX Ottawa / mars 3, 2020

MAX Ottawa is strengthening the fabric of GBT2Q+ guys in the capital region On March 2, 2020, MAX Ottawa celebrated its third-year anniversary. It marks three years of raising awareness, building communities, and providing education and social support to individuals, communities, and service providers – three years of helping to create a vision of guys…

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EQUIP Campaign

Par MAX Ottawa / février 28, 2020

Helping Guys into Guys Take Charge of their Sexual Health The national capital region is seeing much success with EQUIP, the new combination prevention campaign designed by MAX Ottawa to promote PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis, and PEP or post-exposure prophylaxis, amongst our GBTQ2S+ communities. At MAX Ottawa, we hope to minimize the impact of HIV,…

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Faites Vous Depister Gratuitement pour le VIH en pharmacie

Une pharmacie locale élargit ses possibilités de dépistage pour le VIH

Par MAX Ottawa / février 13, 2020

Plus de façons d’assumer la mainmise de ta santé Depuis janvier 2020, les gars qui aiment les gars et les autres membres de la communauté peuvent obtenir un dépistage gratuit du VIH auprès d’une pharmacie locale selon une formule sans rendez-vous, où la carte OHIP est facultative. Où : Shoppers Drug Mart (455, rue Bank,…

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Griffin Blog post

Learning About Myself While Helping Others

Par MAX Ottawa / janvier 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 groups, and one 8-week Body…

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Winter Health & Wellness poster with a pair of white skates and a large snowflake.

Winter Health and Wellness

Par MAX Ottawa / décembre 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 us in different ways. The…

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Soirée d'emballage d’outils dédiés à la réduction des méfaits

Par MAX Ottawa / décembre 2, 2019

Jusqu’à présent, en 2019, MAX Ottawa a distribué 13 584 outils de réduction des méfaits ! Comment poursuivre sur le sur même rythme ? Avec l’aide de bénévoles et de membres de la communauté, à commencer par toi par exemple !  Soirée d’emballage d’outils dédiés à la réduction des méfaits Le 28 novembre 2019, nous…

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Packing Party for harm reduction supplies.

Harm Reduction Supply Packing Party

Par MAX Ottawa / novembre 29, 2019

So far in 2019, MAX Ottawa has distributed 13,584 harm reduction supplies! How do we keep up? With the help of volunteers and community members such as yourself!  Harm Reduction Supply Packing Party On November 28, 2019, we hosted a harm reduction packing party. Fourteen people attended along with MAX’s staff Mohamad, Josh, and Robert.…

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MAX logo on top left, the words Spill the Tea is written in white, on top of a purple background. The VIIV Healthcare and Capital Pride logo are in the bottom left.

Spill the Tea!

Par MAX Ottawa / octobre 28, 2019

Spill the Tea is a health and wellness intervention program to deliver safer partying education and awareness among guys into guys who participate in party and play, sometimes referred to as chemsex. This page will answer: What is Spill the Tea and how did it come about? Where can I get harm reduction supplies? Where…

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Queers and Beers poster for October 18

EQUIP! Campaign Launch

Par MAX Ottawa / octobre 5, 2019

A new sexual health education campaign for GBT2Q guys launched in the capital region. The campaign aims to increase access and uptake of HIV prevention strategies such as PrEP and PEP. EQUIP – A new education campaign developed by MAX Ottawa and health partners in Ottawa and Gatineau aims to decrease STBBI and HIV infection…

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