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 28, 2018 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

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.


March 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

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: Nancy Kilroy Olah
Email: nrkolah@sympatico.ca
Phone: (519) 971-4050

April 4, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Southern Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: LGBTQ Peer Support 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!

April 4, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

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

March 22, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

March 22, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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


March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto Drop-in Group: Bipolar Peer Support Drop-in Group

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those living with Bipolar Disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!
Every Friday, from 1-3 p.m.

March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Toronto Shyness and Social Anxiety Support Group

A support group for those who experience anxiety or discomfort around other people, whether in large gatherings, small groups, or one-on-one.

Every Sunday 3:00-4:30 pm, 519 Church Street, Room 201

For more information please call Rama at (416) 886-7119
People can join our meet-up website and RSVP for the meetings.


March 25, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Thunder Bay Peer Support Group:

Depression/Anxiety/PTSD meetings are every 2nd and 4th Monday from 11am to 12pm.

Mandy Tait-Martens

217 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 3C3


March 26, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Northern Ontario