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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.

 

Kitchener-Waterloo Peer Support: Bipolar Disorder Support Group - Waterloo Region

The Bipolar Disorder Support Group is for individuals who experince bipolar disorder. The group provides a safe and comfortable environment where participants can discuss managing their mood disorder.

Contact:Tel: 519-570-4595     Web Address: www:self-help.ca

See the website for monthly calendars.

July 27, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: Bipolar Peer Support Drop-in Group

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those living with Bipolar Disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!
Every Friday, from 1-3 p.m.

July 28, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Peterborough Peer Support Group: Peterborough Mood Disorder Support Group

We offer support and our knowledge and experience to people who have a Mood Disorder. We get together to discuss various topics that might help our recovery. We invite speakers, have potluck suppers and other activities. We are “NOT” experts but we do have experience with Mood Disorders. We offer a safe place to talk and get advice, opinions and we are totally confidential!

Meets last Monday, 6:30 to 8:00 pm 

July 31, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eastern Ontario

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

August 1, 2017 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Eastern Ontario

Barrie Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Self Help Group of Barrie

Living with a mood disorder and want to connect with others?  The Mood Disorders Self Help Group of Barrie is a drop-in peer support group for people like you.  Come out and talk - and see what's new in the world of self help/peer support.

Held the first Tuesday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 21 Bradford St., Barrie ON

Contact:
Tina Irvine
Tel: (705) 726-5033 ext 221 or voicemail #300.
Email: tirvine@cmhastarttalking.ca

 

 

August 1, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Central 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.

August 1, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: West End Peer Support for Mood Disorders *July and August

A drop-in peer support group for people recovering from mood disorders.
 

UPDATED SUMMER HOURS and LOCATION

The West End Peer Support group will run biweekly on Wednesdays during July and August at Eatonville Library at 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9B 2B1

This group will be running from 6-8 pm on the following dates in July and August 2017:

Wednesday July 5th 

August 2, 2017 - 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:
Email: christinehca@hotmail.com
Phone: (519) 733-0654

August 2, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southern Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: LGBTQ Peer Support Drop-in Group

 

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community who are living with a mood disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!

August 2, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

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

 

August 3, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Toronto