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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 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. 

February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

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.


February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Ottawa Peer Support: Mood Disorders Ottawa (MDO) Mutual Support Group

Peer Support Group

February 27, 2018 - 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Eastern Ontario

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.

February 28, 2018 - 10:00am - 8:00pm

Registered Program: Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)

An eight week Psycho-Educational program where participants learn about recovery and apply recovery tools to manage their own wellness.

The current program is full.  If you would like to be put on the notification list for the next WRAP informaiton session: 

Contact Eric Jonasson at 416-486-8046 x224 or .

February 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

Registered Program: Managing Your Depression and Anxiety

Registration for this program is required.

Managing Your Depression and Anxiety is an educational recovery group lasting 8 sessions for those interested in developing understanding and tools to cope with depression and anxiety.

Through participation in this group you will:

February 28, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

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.


February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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.


February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

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

March 1, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The OCD Psycho-Ed Peer Support Group for Individuals

A group for individuals identifying with symptoms of OCD that are presenting challenges in their daily lives.  This could include repetitive and intrusive thoughts that cause anxiety and rituals that are performed in an effort to reduce the anxiety.

In this group, participants will have a chance to talk about their challenges and explore ways of coping.

To register, contact Elyse at

Starting February 2017: Sessions will take place on the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm


March 1, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm