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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.

 

Toronto Drop-in Group: LGBTQ Peer Support 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 7, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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. 

Erie Shores HealthCare - Hospital
194 Talbot West
Leamington, Ontario
N8H 1N9

Group located on 1st floor cafeteria

Contact info: Tracy Buchenauer

August 7, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southern Ontario

Toronto Drop-in: West End Drop-in Peer Support Group

In partnership with Unison Health and Community Services, MDAO offers a West End Drop-in Peer Support group at Unison Jane and Tretheway. This is a drop in group for individuals living with mental health challenges. 

The group meets on 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30PM to 8:30PM

 

August 8, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

PLEASE NOTE: THE SESSION SCHEDULED TO RUN ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th at 7:00 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. For more information please click here

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August 13, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: Courage and Compassion for Depression and Anxiety

A drop-in group for people with depression and anxiety.

The second Wednesday of the month, 7 to 8:30pm

August 14, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Hamilton Peer Support: Mood Menders Support Services

Meetings for both individuals with a mood disorder and their supporters are held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of each month.  Sharing coping skills, providing support and networking with others facing similar challenges.  See the attached brochure for details.

 

 

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

Voice Mail: (905) 521-0090 ext. 234

HARRRP Meeting

Third Tuesday of the month at St/. Peter's HARRRP community Centre, 705 Main St. East, Hamilton ON  L8M 1K8

August 20, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

Ottawa Peer Support: Mood Disorders Ottawa (MDO) Monthly Speaker Night

Mood Disorders Ottawa runs monthly speaker nights on the third Tuesday of the month, September to May (excluding January and February).at Southminister Church, 15 Alymer Ave, 3rd floor, enter at rear.

See the website for details..

 

Contact:  Voicemail:  (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdogrp@gmail.com

August 20, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Eastern Ontario

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

Peer Support Group

Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at CMHA, 1355 Bank St., fourth floor from 7:15 - 9:15 pm.

August 21, 2019 - 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Eastern Ontario

Georgetown Peer Support: Equilibrium Georgetown

Equilibrium Georgetown meets the fouth Wednesday of every month (Sept to June), and often features a guest speaker followed by group discussion

Vist the website for more details.

Upcoming guest speakers:

September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Ontario

The OCD Psycho-Ed Peer Support Group for Families and Friends - on hiatus

Please note that this group is on hiatus for the summer. Check back in September for the next date

Do you have a loved one who demonstrates excessive behaviours?

Does your loved one seek ongoing reassurance?

This group supports families and friends who are concerned that a loved one may be struggling with OCD.

To register, contact Debra at debraf@mdao.ca.

 

September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto