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!
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.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many have returned home to self-isolate with their loved ones and families to prevent further spread of the virus. Home to many of us is where we feel safe and loved, but to LGBT+ folks, and especially those who are B/I/PoC, the feeling of an accepting…Read More
Building Community…One Dice at a Time! As a young queer man, I spent a large portion of my time surrounded by straight friends in high school. One of the activities I remember fondly was playing dungeons and dragons (D&D), but it was never something that the other gay guy in…Read More
MAX Ottawa launches new mental health program to better address the needs of GBT2Q guys amid the COVID-19 public health crisis. As of next week, guys into guys can begin to schedule appointments for peer support sessions with volunteers who will provide a listening ear, as well as referrals and…Read More
Watch some of our short videos to better understand the work we do.
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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.