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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.

 

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

April 30, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: The Monday Mood Drop-In Group

A drop in peer support group for people with Depression, Bipolar and Anxiety.

Meets every Monday.

April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

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

 

**Please note: MDAO Peer Support Groups do not provide crisis intervention. If you are in crisis or thinking about suicide please call:

Toronto Distress Centre: 416-408-4357

Gerstein Centre Crisis Line: 416-929-5200

April 24, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Toronto

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 second and fourth Monday of each month, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Note:  NO GROUP MONDAY APRIL 10th, 2017 

April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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!

April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Toronto

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. 

April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

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.

 

April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto

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.

April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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.

 

April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Toronto