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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: 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.

July 4, 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 

July 5, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

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!

July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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

July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southern Ontario

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

 

July 6, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Laughing Like Crazy Grad Group

Meets the second Monday of the month.

All graduates from the Laughing Like Crazy program are welcome.

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

 

July 10, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

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

July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

Toronto Drop-In: Men's Peer Support Group

This is a group for men living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

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

July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

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. 

 

July 12, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Toronto

Peterborough Peer Support Group: Peterborough Family Support Group

The Peterborough Family Support Group takes place on the thkird Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 568 Charlotte St.

Please email the volunteer facilitator for dates, time, and address.

 

July 17, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Eastern Ontario