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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.

March 29, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Toronto

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

The purpose of the From Chaos to Calm program is to help family members/close supporters of people with mental health issues to evaluate the effectiveness of their relationship boundaries and develop strategies to enhance, create, and assert their boundaries with their loved ones.

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March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

April 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.

 

March 29, 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.

 

April 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.

March 23, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Youth Living Well - New Group

Youth Living Well is an interpersonal skills-building group for youth and young adults aged 16-29 who are affected by mood disorders and related issues. This open-ended group meets twice a month and focuses on relationship issues with immediate family members, friends, and other close supporters. 

Youth Living Well incorporates facilitated peer support, discussions, and group exercises centered around topics such as: stigma, assertiveness, active listening, and personal boundaries.

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March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

A free peer support group for people living with hoarding tendencies. No registration required.

Meetings: 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays of each month from 7:00-9:00pm

March 23, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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.

March 24, 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

March 26, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Toronto