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.

November 29, 2017 - 10:00am - 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 discussion

Vist the website for more details

December 27, 2017 - 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.

Please note that this group will be cancelled on Wednesday November 15th, 2017.

November 29, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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.

 

December 27, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

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

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

Kitchener Waterloo Peer Support Group: Depression & Anxiety Support Group - Waterloo Region (dy)

A support group for people dealing with depression and anxiety.  The goal of this peer-led group is to talk and share experiences in an effort to provide support and useful information that promotes and maintains optimum health.

Contact: Tel: 519-570-4595    Web Address:: www.self-help.ca

See the website for monthly calendars.

 

November 23, 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Ontario

Youth Living Well - New Group

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.

November 23, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Kitchener-Waterloo Peer Support: Bipolar Disorder Support Group - Waterloo Region

The Bipolar Disorder Support Group is for individuals who experince bipolar disorder. The group provides a safe and comfortable environment where participants can discuss managing their mood disorder.

Contact:Tel: 519-570-4595     Web Address: www:self-help.ca

See the website for monthly calendars.

November 23, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central 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

 

November 23, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Early Psychosis Intervention Family Forum

Based on the Family Matters Open Family Forum model, this peer support/psychoeducational group is open to families with a loved one experiencing psychosis.  This group will be offered twice per month on the second and forth Thursday from 7:00-9:00 pm.

 

The purpose of this group is to provide peer support, psychoeducational tools and resources to support communication, coping with stress and psychosis.

 

Meeting Dates and Subjects

Thursday October 26, 2017 -   Treatment and Medication

November 23, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto