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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 Drop-in: West End Drop-in Peer Support Group

In partnership with Unison Health and Community Services, MDAO offers a West End Drop-in Peer Support group at Unison Jane and Tretheway. This is a drop in group for individuals living with mental health challenges. 

The group meets on 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6PM to 8PM

Please note that the group is cancelled for November 12th and will be back December 10th

December 10, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Registered 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.

The Family Matters Open Family Forum will be held twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday at 36 Eglinton Avenue West Suite 602 from 7-9pm. 

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December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety Group

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

Meetings occur every Tuesday from 7-8:50 p.m.

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

December 10, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in: Drop-in One-on-one Peer Support

About the Service
 
In support of the One on One Peer Support program, we would like to introduce a new drop-in peer support program open to participants to be able to access one on one peer support sessions on a ‘drop in’ basis.
 
This program is being created as a means of contributing towards MDAO’s vision of helping individuals and families affected by mood disorders recover and heal.
December 11, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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 8:50pm

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

 

December 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: Courage and Compassion for Depression and Anxiety

A drop-in group for people with depression and anxiety.

The second Wednesday of the month, 7 to 8:30pm

December 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

A peer support group for women with mood disorders, including hormone-related mood disorders

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December 12, 2019 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

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

Meetings: Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month from 7:00-8:50pm

December 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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 Thursday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:50 p.m.

December 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Early Intervention Family Forum

This is a peer support/psychoeducational group for family members and supporters with a loved one experiencing psychosis. You will receive support, psychoeducational tools and resources to cope with your loved one's psychosis. This group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7:00 - 8:50 p.m. at 36 Eglinton Ave West, Suite 602.

Please RSVP to Nicole at nicoles@mdao.ca or 416-486-8046 ext. 237.

 

 

 

December 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto