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


December 1, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Southwestern Ontario

Laughing Like Crazy Winter 2016 Program

A 16 week workshop that combines peer support with a humourous approch to life's challenges.  Free Program.

Participants learn to write and perform their own original stand-up material.  The program culminates in a public showcase on February 23rd, 2016.

To apply for this program, participants must attend the information session onf October 27th, 2015.

See the flyer form more information about registration.

December 1, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

December 1, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

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


November 26, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Ontario

Toronto Recovery Programs: Registration Required: Introduction to Recovery Including WRAP

Fall WRAP®

WRAP® - Wellness Recovery Action Plan - is a simple system that many people round the world find useful for helping them manage their own wellness. WRAP is values-based, strengths-based, non-medical and can work with whatever therapies and practices work for you.

You do not need any diagnosis or “condition” to find something useful in WRAP, nor to attend these workshops, you simply need to be interested in ways you can live in wellness.

November 24, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

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:

November 24, 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

November 24, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

Vineland Peer Support Group: Living Room faith-based mood disorder support

Living Room is a faith based support group for people living with a mood disorder.

Contact: Ester at 905-562-4422 or email: livingroomsupport@gmail.com;website: www.livingroomsupport.org

November 24, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

Toronto Drop-in Group: The Family Matters Open Family Forum

The Open Family Forum provides an opportunity for those who are supporting someone with a mental health issue to access and share information, give and receive peer support and find out more about our Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery Program and other resources in Toronto. 

November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Bipolar Disorder Peer Support

A peer support group for people living with depression or bipolar disorder.

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


November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm