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 Recovery Programs: Registration Required: WRAP

WRAP is a non-medical approach which gives participants the knowledge and ability to:

  • reclaim their power
  • find and connect with community
  • create their own recovery journey
  • get well and live in wellness

WRAP Program
Saturdays, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
January 30 to March 19th
(registration at the Info Session on January 23 is required)

Facilitator: Yvonne Scholich

February 13, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

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



February 6, 2016 - 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.

February 7, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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


February 8, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Northern Ontario

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

February 8, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Southwestern Ontario

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.

February 8, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Toronto: Registration Required: From Chaos to Calm - Developing Stronger Boundaries

From Chaos to Calm: Developing Stronger Boundaries

February 8, 2016 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Toronto Drop-in Group: West End Peer Support for Mood Disorders

A peer support group for anyone experiencing or recovering from a mood disorder. 

Every Monday evening, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

56 Aberfoyle Crescent, Suite 400, Toronto
(at Islington Subway)

Contact MDAO for Information & Directions at 416.486.8046

February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mental Health Peer Support (MHPSO), 30 the Queensway

Mental Health Peer Support Organization, an Ontario not-for-profit, is in its 5th 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!

February 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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.

February 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm