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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.

 

One-on-One Peer Support

Peer Support is for people coping with the isolating effects of mental health issues and stigma. One-on-One Peer Support is for anyone who wishes to connect with another individual with lived experience in a wellness-based environment. The program's aim is to provide support through people who understand what it's like to live with mental health issues.

June 28, 2017 - 10:00am - 8:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: WRAP for Families Alumni Peer Support

This group is for people who have completed the WRAP for Families program at the MDAO and are looking to engage in mutual peer support with other WRAP for Families alums. Whether you’re looking for a WRAP “booster session” to brush up on your wellness tools or want to build your support network, this is the group for you!

Dates: The fourth Wednesday of every month, from 6pm to 8pm., beginning September 28, 2016.

Registration is not mandatory, but please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Searching for a Test for Depression

The CAN-BIND Program, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, and the Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph are pleased to present:

June 28, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Southwestern Ontario

Woodstock Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Woodstock

This is a peer support group for individuals diagnosed with depression, bipolar and anxiety disorders.

Confidentiality, empathy, solidarity, positivity, and a safe place to discuss with peers the challenges that these disorders can cause in our lives are the key components to this group.

Please call (519) 539-8055 and ask for Wes or Laura for more information.

 

June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: Courage and Compassion

A drop-in group for people with depression.

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

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

 

June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

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 discussio

Vist the website for more details

June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Drop-In: Youth and Young Adults Peer Support Group

This is a support group for youth and young adults aged 16 - 30 affected by a mood disorder.

Meets every Wednesday, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

 

June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

Selkirk Peer Support Group: Reflections

A Peer Support Group for women suffering from depression.

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Selkirk Centennial Hall.

July 3, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

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

July 4, 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

 

 

July 4, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario