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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.

 

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

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

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

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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March 1, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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 Elyse at elyseg@mdao.ca

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
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Clearing the Clutter

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

Meetings: 1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays of each month from 7:00-8:50pm

 

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

Toronto Drop-in Group: Bipolar Peer Support Drop-in Group

This is a free peer support drop-in group for those living with Bipolar Disorder. Please join us and learn that you are not alone!
Every Friday, from 1-3 p.m.

March 2, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

 

Please note that MDAO will be closed on Monday February 19th, 2018 for Family Day.

March 5, 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.

Please note that MDAO will be closed on Monday February 19th, 2018 for Family Day.

March 5, 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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March 6, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Toronto