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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: 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.

 

September 26, 2018 - 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 and 4th Thursday each month from 7:00 - 8:50 p.m. at 36 Eglinton Ave West, Suite 602.

Topics:

September 13th - Starting on Your Journey

September 27th - Treatment and Medications with Dr. Karen Wong

 

September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Women's Peer Support Group

A group for women who are living with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post-partum depression or hormone related mood disorders.

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

This group runs on the 1st and 3rd Monday evening of each month from 6:30-8:30 pm.

 

October 1, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

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.

 

October 1, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

A peer support group for individuals identifying as a person of colour. This is a respecful and safe space to discuss mental health challenges, as they relate to the complex identities and experiences of racial minorities in Ontario.

This group runs on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm and the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:50 pm.

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October 2, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Depression and Anxiety Evening Group

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

Meetings occur on the first Tuesday of each month from 7-8:50 p.m.

There is also an afternoon group on the third Tuesday of each month from 1-3 p.m.

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

October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-in Group: LGBTQ Peer Support Group

 

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community who are living with a mood disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!

October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

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 Debra at debraf@mdao.ca

Sessions will take place on the 1st Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm  -

 

October 4, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour Peer Support Group

A peer support group for individuals identifying as a person of colour. This is a respectful and safe space to discuss mental health challenges, as they relate to the complex identities and experiences of racial minorities in Ontario.

This group runs on the 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00-3:00 pm and the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:50 pm.

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October 9, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto