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.

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


July 7, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Southwestern 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.

July 7, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

Laughing Like Crazy weekly group - Spring 2015

Registration Required

July 7, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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


July 7, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Ontario

Kingston Young Adult Peer Support Group: MDA YAK - Mood Disorders

Do you have a mood disorder and desire the opportunity to meet others in a similar situation?

MDAYAK is a peer support group which:

July 7, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Eastern Ontario

Chatham Peer Support: Chatham Kent Health Alliance

This is a group for people who have depression, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorders.

Contact: Mike Lloyd
Tel: (519) 354-6975
Email moods.chatham@gmail.com

July 7, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

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

Movie Night

Meet on the first Tuesday of every month, between 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm at World Exchange Plaza. Get a $10 movie voucher for only $2. Use it at any Empire theatre

Voicemail: (613) 526-5406; Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca;Email: mdosupport@hotmail.com

July 7, 2015 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Eastern Ontario

Barrie Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Self Help Group of Barrie

Living with a mood disorder and want to connect with others?  The Mood Disorders Self Help Group of Barrie is a drop-in peer support group for people like you.  Come out and talk - and see what's new in the world of self help/peer support.


Held the fist Tuesday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 21 Bradford St., Barrie ON

Tel: (705) 725-5491 ext. 221 or voicemail #300.
Email: tirvine@cmhastarttalking.ca

July 7, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Drop-in Group: Courage and Compassion

A drop-in group for people with depression.

The 1st Tuesday 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.


July 7, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Guelph Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph

Self-help and support group offering education and discussions for people dealing with depression, bi-polar, and anxiety disorders.This group works towards reducing stigma within the group as well as in the community.

Information Line: 519-766-4477
Website: http://mdsgg.ca
E-mail: info@mdsgg.ca

July 7, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario