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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.

 

Orillia Peer Support Group: Orillia DAMD Self-Help Group

A self-help group offering group support to share ideas, information and experiences. Group support for family and friends, support to help alleviate the feeling of being alone, resources and information regarding treatment options both traditional and alternative and ongoing emotional support.  The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Contact: (705) 325-2201 ext. 3992

Crisis: (705) 728-5044

February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety Group

This group is for individuals living with both depression and anxiety.

Meetings occur every Tuesday from 7-8:50 p.m.

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

February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Midland Peer Support Group: DMD Group of Midland/Penetang

A peer support group for individuals coping with symptoms of mental health challenges. This group provides a judgment-free and respectful environment to receive support around mental health experiences. 

The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. 

For more information: call (705) 259-0363 or email: paulsmoods@gmail.com.

February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario

Mood Disorders Peer Support Group of Kingston

This is a group for individuals dealing with a mood disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder and related anxiety disorders, PTSD etc.

New location starting Sept 17th/18 : AMHS-KFLA, 552 Princess Street  -  Same Time:  7:00  -  9:00 pm

For more information, email frc@amhs-kfla.ca or call 613-544-1356.

February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eastern Ontario

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

Meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, between 7:15 pm - 9:15pm at CMHA, 1355 Bank Street, fourth floor, Ottawa

Voicemail: (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdogrp@gmail.com

February 25, 2020 - 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Eastern Ontario

Georgetown Peer Support: Equilibrium Georgetown

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

Vist the website for more details and see attached for February and March 2020 meetings

 

 

February 26, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: Substance Use and Mood Disorder Support Group

A non-judgmental drop-in peer support group for anyone living with concurrent disorder (the combination of mood disorders and substance use/addiction issues). We welcome folks in all stages of wellness and recovery, meaning the group is open to both those who are currently using and those who are abstaining. (However, we do require sober attendance).

Meetings: The second and fourth Thursday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:50 p.m.

February 27, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

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

Meetings: Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month from 7:00-8:50pm

February 27, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

A peer support group for individuals identifying as a person of colour. This is a respecful 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 and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm.

Please note that the group is cancelled for Tuesday Januray 21st and will resume February 4th

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March 3, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

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 Tuesday of each month from 6PM to 8PM

March 10, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto