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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

November 12, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Mood Disorders Peer Support Group of Kingston

This is a group for individuals dealing with a mood disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder and related anxiety disorders, PTSD etc.

New location starting Sept 17th/18 : AMHS-KFLA, 552 Princess Street  -  Same Time:  7:00  -  9:00 pm

For more information, email frc@amhs-kfla.ca or call 613-544-1356.

November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eastern Ontario

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.

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

Midland Peer Support Group: DMD Group of Midland/Penetang

A peer support group for individuals coping with symptoms of mental health challenges. This group provides a judgment-free and respectful environment to receive support around mental health experiences. 

The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. 

For more information: call (705) 259-0363 or email: paulsmoods@gmail.com.

November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Central Ontario

Guelph Peer Support Group: Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph

Self-help and support group offering education and discussions for people dealing with depression, bi-polar, and anxiety disorders.This group works towards reducing stigma within the group as well as in the community.. 

November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Central Ontario

Orillia Peer Support Group: Orillia DAMD Self-Help Group

A self-help group offering group support to share ideas, information and experiences. Group support for family and friends, support to help alleviate the feeling of being alone, resources and information regarding treatment options both traditional and alternative and ongoing emotional support.  The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Contact: (705) 325-2201 ext. 3992

Crisis: (705) 728-5044

November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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

Meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, between 7:15 pm - 9:15pm at CMHA, 1355 Bank Street, fourth floor, Ottawa

Voicemail: (613) 526-5406

Website: mooddisordersottawa.ca

Email: mdogrp@gmail.com

November 12, 2019 - 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Eastern Ontario

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 13, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Chatham Peer Support: Chatham Kent Health Alliance

This is a group for people who have depression, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorders.

Contact: Mike Lloyd
Tel: (519) 354-6975
Email moods.chatham@gmail.com

November 13, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southwestern Ontario