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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: Courage and Compassion for Depression and Anxiety

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

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

December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Hamilton Peer Support Group: 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 moth.  Sharing coping skills, providing support and networking with others facing similar challenges.  See the attached brochure for more details.



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

St. Joe's Meeting

December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

A peer support group for individuals identifying as a person of colour. This is a respectful 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.

December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto: Program Information Hour

Interested in hearing more about the peer support and recovery programs run by the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario?

Come out to our Program Information Day! Learn about our free drop-in peer support groups, public events, and recovery programs. 

2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00 to 2:00 pm in group room 1.

December 12, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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

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

The group meets on 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6PM to 8PM

December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

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


December 20, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm