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: Concurrent Disorders Group

May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Toronto

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 2:00-4:00 p.m.

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

Toronto Drop-In: Older Adults Peer Support

April 21, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

A group for older adults (aged 55 or older) who live with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

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

April 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario

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

Newmarket Peer Support Group

April 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario

Central Ontario - Peer Support:

Climb Your Mountains - Emotional Rescue Peer Support Group:
A peer support and curriculum based support group that shares knowledge, information and resources in a supportive, confidential environment to help alleviate and overcome the symptoms of your mood disorder.

Toronto Drop-in Group: Family Members Only Peer Support

April 21, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Toronto

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

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


Toronto Drop-In Group: Depression and Pain Peer Support Group

April 22, 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

A drop-in peer support program for people who live with depression and ongoing pain.

We share our stories and talk about ways to cope. 

Everyone is welcome.

Kitchener Waterloo Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Association for Waterloo Region

April 22, 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Central Ontario

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.

Hamilton Peer Support Group: Mood Menders Support Group

April 22, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area

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

Meetings
Meetings for both individuals with a mood disorder and their family and friends are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.

Educational Meetings
Featuring speakers and or discussion panels.
Second Tuesday of every month

St. Joseph’s Hospital
Fontbonne Building
Stelco Amphitheatre
301 James St. S.
Hamilton, ON

7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

April 22, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Eastern Ontario

This is a support group for youth and young adults aged 16-30 affected by a mood disorder.

Email: mda_yak@hotmail.com

 

Chatham Peer Support: Chatham Kent Health Alliance

April 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwestern Ontario

This is a group for people who have depression, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorders. Contact: Mike Lloyd; Tel: (519) 354-6975