Panel: You, Me, and PnP - Harm Reduction Approaches to Sexualized Substance Use
Presented by Max Adilman at Summit 2019: Queering Healthcare Access and Accessibility, in Vancouver October 31 - November 1. For more information visit cbrc.net/summit
Max Adilman (he/him) is a concurrent disorders counsellor who, with much gratitude, lives as a visitor on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. Max works as part of the Three Bridges Community Health Centre’s Substance Use Services team through Vancouver Coastal Health. He co-leads a specialized substance use treatment program for GBQT2SMSM called the Vancouver Addictions Matrix Program (GBQM VAMP). Max utilizes evidence-based, person-centred and trauma-informed approaches in providing psychotherapeutic care for clients facing complex concurrent challenges. He is particularly interested in sexualized substance use and its development within the queer community. Prior to his role at Three Bridges, Max worked as a registered social worker within various healthcare systems, focusing on mental health, substance use, HIV and complex trauma within marginalized communities.