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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.

 

One-on-One Peer Support

Peer Support is for people coping with the isolating effects of mental health issues and stigma. One-on-One Peer Support is for anyone who wishes to connect with another individual with lived experience in a wellness-based environment. The program's aim is to provide support through people who understand what it's like to live with mental health issues.

July 5, 2017 - 10:00am - 8:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: WRAP for Families Alumni Peer Support

This group is for people who have completed the WRAP for Families program at the MDAO and are looking to engage in mutual peer support with other WRAP for Families alums. Whether you’re looking for a WRAP “booster session” to brush up on your wellness tools or want to build your support network, this is the group for you!

Dates: The fourth Wednesday of every month, from 6pm to 8pm., beginning September 28, 2016.

Registration is not mandatory, but please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

July 26, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Youth and Young Adults Peer Support Group

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

Meets every Wednesday, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

 

July 5, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: Courage and Compassion

A drop-in group for people with depression.

The fourth Wednesday 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 26, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

This group is for women with mood disorders, including hormonal related mood disorders.

June 29, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: Bipolar Peer Support Drop-in Group

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those living with Bipolar Disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!
Every Friday, from 1-3 p.m.

June 30, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

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.

Every Sunday 3:00-4:30 pm, 519 Church Street, Room 301

July 2, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Toronto

Mental Health Support Network (MHSN), 30 the Queensway

Mental Health Support Network, 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 Support Network (MHSN) 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!

July 3, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety

This group is for individuals living with both depression and anxiety.

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

July 4, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: West End Peer Support for Mood Disorders *July and August

A drop-in peer support group for people recovering from mood disorders.
 

UPDATED SUMMER HOURS and LOCATION

The West End Peer Support group will run biweekly on Wednesdays during July and August at Eatonville Library at 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9B 2B1

This group will be running from 6-8 pm on the following dates in July and August 2017:

Wednesday July 5th 

July 5, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto