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Upcoming Support Programs

The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario offers free peer support and recovery programs to people living with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. We also offer support for family members.

Check out our free programs across Ontario listed in our online calendar below. Off to the left, you’ll see a monthly calendar. To get a weekly, monthly view or annual view of programs in your region, just click on the calendar.

See a list of our support programs by city.

 

The OCD Psycho-Ed Peer Support Group for Individuals

A group for individuals identifying with symptoms of OCD that are presenting challenges in their daily lives.  This could include repetitive and intrusive thoughts that cause anxiety and rituals that are performed in an effort to reduce the anxiety.

In this group, participants will have a chance to talk about their challenges and explore ways of coping.

To register, contact Elyse at elyseg@mdao.ca

Starting February 2017: Sessions will take place on the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm

 

March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

A free peer support group for people living with hoarding tendencies. No registration required.

Meetings: 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays of each month from 7:00-8:50pm

 

March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

A group for women who are living with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post-partum depression or hormone related mood disorders.

Please use the access entrance, to enter the building after 4pm. Pressing the button will unlock the door.

This group runs on the 1st and 3rd Monday evening of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm.

 

Please note that MDAO will be closed on Monday February 19th, 2018 for Family Day.

March 5, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Family Members and Supporters Peer Support Drop-In Group

A group for family members or friends of people living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

First and Third Monday of the month.

Please use the access entrance, to enter the building after 4pm. Pressing the button will unlock the door.

Please note that MDAO will be closed on Monday February 19th, 2018 for Family Day.

March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

A peer support group for individuals identifying as a person of colour. This is a respecful and safe space to discuss mental health challenges, as they relate to the complex identities and experiences of racial minorities in Ontario.

This group runs on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm and the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:50 pm.

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March 6, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Mindful Awareness Stabilization Training

MAST is a four week group that teaches emotion regulation skills through psychoeducation and mindfulness practice. This group is for individuals who experience anxiety or depression and want to learn about how mindfulness can help them cope with their symptoms.

MAST will meet Tuesdays in March.

Where: 36 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 602 (Sun Room @ MDAO)
When: March 6, 13, 20, 27 from 3–4:30 p.m.

To register, contact Stacey at staceyb@mdao.ca or 416-486-8046 ext. 237.

March 6, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Toronto

Ottawa Peer Support: Mood Disorders Ottawa (MDO) Mutual Support Group

Movie Night

Meet on the first Tuesday of every month, between 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm at World Exchange Plaza. Get a $10 movie voucher for only $2. Use it at any Empire theatre

Voicemail: (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdosupport@hotmail.com

March 6, 2018 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Eastern Ontario

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety

This group is for individuals living with both depression and anxiety.

Please use the access entrance, to enter the building after 4pm. Pressing the button will unlock the door.

March 6, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: West End Peer Support for Mood Disorders

A drop-in peer support group for people recovering from mood disorders.
 
We are happy to announce that the West End Peer Support Group will resume on Wednesday January 3rd from 6:00-8:00 pm at Eatonville Library in Etobicoke. It will run on the first Wednesday of the month for the following dates:
 
Wednesday January 3rd
Wednesday February 7th
Wednesday March 7th
Wednesday April 4th

 

 

March 7, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Leamington Mood Disorders Self Help Group

 

Our meetings start on March 5, 2014 and will be held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month.

From 7-9pm at Leamington Hospital. 

Leamington District Memorial Hospital
194 Talbot West
Leamington, Ontario
N8H 1N9

Contact info: Nancy Kilroy Olah
Email: nrkolah@sympatico.ca
Phone: (519) 971-4050

March 7, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southern Ontario