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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.

 

Chatham Peer Support: Chatham Kent Health Alliance

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

Contact: Mike Lloyd
Tel: (519) 354-6975
Email moods.chatham@gmail.com

May 29, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

Toronto Drop-in: Drop-in One-on-one Peer Support

About the Service
 
In support of the One on One Peer Support program, we would like to introduce a new drop-in peer support program open to participants to be able to access one on one peer support sessions on a ‘drop in’ basis.
 
This program is being created as a means of contributing towards MDAO’s vision of helping individuals and families affected by mood disorders recover and heal.
May 27, 2019 - 6:00pm - 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 discussion

Vist the website for more details.

Upcoming guest speakers:

May 22 - Mary Anne Oribhabor, Corporate Clinical Nurse Educator will be speaking on "Self Care - what does it mean?". A group discussion will follow - see attached flyer below for more details

 

 

 

 

June 26, 2019 - 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 8:50pm

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

 

May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

London Peer Support Group: The London and Region Mood Disorder's Self Help Group

The London Mood Disorders Group meets every Wednesday from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

On the 4th Wednesday of the month, you are welcome to bring someone of support to you.
No registration and drop-ins are welcome!

May 29, 2019 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
London

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

A peer support group for women with mood disorders, including hormone-related mood disorders

Download: 
May 23, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Youth Living Well

Youth Living Well is an interpersonal skills-building group for youth and young adults aged 16-29 who are affected by mood disorders and related issues. This open-ended group meets twice a month and focuses on relationship issues with immediate family members, friends, and other close supporters. 

Youth Living Well incorporates facilitated peer support, discussions, and group exercises centered around topics such as: stigma, assertiveness, active listening, and personal boundaries.

May 23, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Peterborough Peer Support Group: Peterborough Family Support Group

The Peterborough Family Support Group takes place every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Please email caregivercomgroup@gmail.com for more information.

 

May 23, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Eastern Ontario

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

A free peer support group for people living with hoarding tendencies. No registration required.

Meetings: 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays of each month from 7:00-8:50pm

May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Early Intervention Family Forum

This is a peer support/psychoeducational group for family members and supporters with a loved one experiencing psychosis. You will receive support, psychoeducational tools and resources to cope with your loved one's psychosis. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 7:00 - 8:50 p.m. at 36 Eglinton Ave West, Suite 602.

Please RSVP Celeste at celestec@mdao.ca or 416-486-8046 ext. 240.

 

 

 

May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto