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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 201.  There are no meetings in August 2018.  Meetings resume Sunday September 2nd.

November 18, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

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.


November 19, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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.
November 19, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

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 first and third Monday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:50 p.m.

November 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto Drop-In: Family Members and Supporters Peer Support Drop-In Group

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

First and Third Monday of the month.

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


November 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety Afternoon Group

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

Meetings occur on  the third Tuesday of each month from 1-3 p.m.

There is also an Anxiety and Depression Group on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 7:00 to 8:50


November 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Registered Program: Managing Your Depression and Anxiety

An 8 week educational recovery group for those interested in understanding and developsing tools to cope with depression and anxiety.

  • How thoughts, feelings and behaviours contribute to depression and anxiety.
  • How to manage thoughts, feelings and behaviours related to depression and anxiety
  • Strategies to better manage stress, worry and anger

Sessions will take place on the follwoing Tuesdays from 4:00 to 6:30 pm

November 20, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

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.


November 20, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

2018 Annual General Meeting

Please note that our office is closed at 5PM on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018. The following program is cancelled:

  • Youth and Young Adult Peer Support Drop-in Group. The group meets again the following Wednesday November 28th, 2018.
  • LGTBQ Peer Support Drop-in Group. The goup meets again on December 5th, 2018
  • Drop-in One-on-one Peer Support. The program is run again on Monday, November 25th, 2018

Please give us a call at (416) 486-8046 for information about other groups, programs and services.

November 21, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

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

November 22, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm