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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.

 

Guelph Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph

Self-help and support group offering education and discussions for people dealing with depression, bi-polar, and anxiety disorders.This group works towards reducing stigma within the group as well as in the community.. 

May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Registered Drop-in Group: The Family Matters Open Family Forum

The Open Family Forum provides an opportunity for those who are supporting someone with a mental health issue to access and share information, give and receive peer support and find out more about our Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery Program and other resources in Toronto.

The Family Matters Open Family Forum will be held twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday at 36 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 602 from 7-9pm. 

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May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Midland Peer Support Group: DMD Group of Midland/Penetang

A peer support group for individuals coping with symptoms of mental health challenges. This group provides a judgment-free and respectful environment to receive support around mental health experiences. 

The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. 

For more information: call (705) 259-0363 or email: paulsmoods@gmail.com.

May 28, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario

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

Meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, between 7:15 pm - 9:15pm at CMHA, 1355 Bank Street, fourth floor, Ottawa

Voicemail: (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdogrp@gmail.com

May 28, 2019 - 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Eastern Ontario

Orillia Peer Support Group: Orillia DAMD Self-Help Group

A self-help group offering group support to share ideas, information and experiences. Group support for family and friends, support to help alleviate the feeling of being alone, resources and information regarding treatment options both traditional and alternative and ongoing emotional support.  The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

Contact: (705) 325-2201 ext. 3992

Crisis: (705) 728-5044

May 28, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Central Ontario

Schreiber Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Schreiber

This is a group for people who have either depression or bipolar disorder.

Contact: Luanna Veaudry:  Tel::  (807) 824-1362  email: paceschreiber@outlook.com

The groups meet every other Thursday 1PM-2PM starting March 7, 2019

 

May 30, 2019 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northern Ontario

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.

 

June 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: Substance Use and Mood Disorder Support Group

A non-judgmental drop-in peer support group for anyone living with concurrent disorder (the combination of mood disorders and substance use/addiction issues). We welcome folks in all stages of wellness and recovery, meaning the group is open to both those who are currently using and those who are abstaining. (However, we do require sober attendance).

Meetings: The first and third Monday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:50 p.m.

June 3, 2019 - 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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June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety Group

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

Meetings occur on the first and thrid Tuesday of each month from 7-8:50 p.m.

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

June 4, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto