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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.

March 29, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Recovery Group - Registration Required: From Chaos to Calm:: Developing Stronger Boundaries

The purpose of the From Chaos to Calm program is to help family members/close supporters of people with mental health issues to evaluate the effectiveness of their relationship boundaries and develop strategies to enhance, create, and assert their boundaries with their loved ones.

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March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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

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April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Central Ontario

Richmond Hill Peer Support: Markham Area Mood Disorders Association

This group is for people dealing with clinical depression, bipolar disorder or an anxiety disorder, whether as mental-health consumer/survivors or supporters of such.

The group meets twice a month at alternating sites, in members' homes in Richmond Hill and Vaughn.
Members receive meeting invitations via either e-mail or telephone.

Contact: Please call Paul Kohn (Facilitator) at (905)889-4057

April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Central 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.

 

March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southwestern 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.

 

March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

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.

 

April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

This group is for women with mood disorders, including hormonal related mood disorders.

March 23, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Ingersoll Peer Support: Ingersoll Mood Disorders Group

A peer support group for any mental health disorder.

Contact: Oxford Self Help

Tel: (519) 421-2980 or Toll Free 1-877-464-3571;Email: oshn@on.aibn.com; Website: www.ocl.net/projects/selfhelp/

March 23, 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Southwestern Ontario