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 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!

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

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 8, 2018 - 6:00pm - 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.

March 12, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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 respectful 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 Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm and the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:50 pm.

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March 13, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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

March 13, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

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

Family Support Group

Contact: Voicemail: (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdosupport@hotmail.com

March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eastern Ontario

The OCD Psycho-Ed Peer Support Group for Families and Friends

Do you have a loved one who demonstrates excessive behaviours?

Does your loved one seek ongoing reassurance?

This group supports families and friends who are concerned that a loved one may be struggling with OCD.

To register, contact Elyse at elyseg@mdao.ca

 

March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Peterborough Peer Support Group: Peterborough Family Support Group

The Peterborough Family Support Group takes place on the third Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Please email caregivercomgroup@gmail.com for more information.

 

March 19, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Eastern Ontario

Hamilton Peer Support: 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 month.  Sharing coping skills, providing support and networking with others facing similar challenges.  See the attached brochure for details.

 

 

This is a group for people who have either depression or bipolar disorder

Voice Mail: (905) 521-0090 ext. 234

HARRRP Meeting

Third Tuesday of the month at St/. Peter's HARRRP community Centre, 705 Main St. East, Hamilton ON  L8M 1K8

March 20, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area