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 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.

Saturdays 5-6:30pm
519 Church Street, Rooms 201 and 204
For more information please call Rama at (416) 886-7119



April 18, 2015 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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 first and third Sunday of each month, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

April 19, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Sarnia Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Lambton County - Ladies Peer Support

Peer support/drop-in for women over 16 years old who have used or are using the mental health system

Primary Contact: Peter Shelswell - Tel: 519-344-5602 or email petercsal@outlook.com

April 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Southwestern Ontario

Toronto Recovery Programs: Registration Required: Coping Through the Arts and Peer Support

In This group you will have a chance to:

  • Talk to Others that have been there.
  • Learn creative strategies to help you in your recovery.
  • Explore how creative self expression through art and music can help you manage stress.


This group may be for you if you are between 18‐30, have a diagnosis of depression, bipolar, or psychosis or do not have a diagnosis and struggle with some of the following symptoms.

April 20, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Toronto Drop-In: The Monday Mood Mixer Peer Support Drop-In Group

A drop in peer support group for people with Depression, Bipolar and Anxiety.

Meets every Monday.

April 20, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Kitchener-Waterloo Parent Group: Mood Disorder Parent Group for Waterloo Region

A group that offers eduction, support and help for caregivers supporting children and teens with mood disorders.

Contact: Laura Coughlin; (tel) 519-749-8740 ext. 212; email: kidsmood@gmail.com

April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario

Mental Health Peer Support (MHPSO), 30 the Queensway

Mental Health Peer Support Organization, an Ontario not-for-profit, is in its 4th year, working out of space donated by St. Joseph's Health Centre

Meeting at: St. Joseph's Health Centre, 30 The Queensway, Toronto
Meet Room: Central Conference Dining Room

The Mental Health Peer Support Organization (MHPSO) holds weekly peer support groups for people looking for support with issues pertaining to mental health.  We are a non-judgemental, goal oriented group, with empathy & support. We are always looking for new members and volunteers!

April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Toronto Drop-In: Family Members and Supporters Peer Support Drop-In Group

A group for family members or friends of people living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

First and Third Monday of the month.

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

April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sarnia Peer Support Group - Mood Disorders Association of Lambton County - Depression Anxiety Support Group

Peer support/drop-in for people over 16 years old who have used or are using the mental health system

Primary Contact:  Peter Shelswell - Tel: 519-344-5602 or email petercsal@outlook.com


April 21, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Southwestern Ontario

Laughing Like Crazy weekly group - Spring 2015

Registration Required

April 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm