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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.

June 7, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Men's Peer Support Group

This is a group for men living with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder.

This group runs every Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:50 pm.

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

 

June 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Toronto

Toronto Drop-In: Monday Night 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.

June 8, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

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 the the group is cancelled for March 2020, we will keep you updated on when it will come back

June 9, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Eastern 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.. 

June 9, 2020 - 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

June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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.

June 9, 2020 - 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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June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Toronto

Hamilton Peer Support: Mood Menders Support Services - St. Joseph's Healthcare Meeting

Meetings are held for both individuals with a mood disorder and their supporters are held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Sharing, coping skills, providing support and networking with others facing similar challenges.  See the attached brochure for more details.

St. Joseph's Healthcare Meeting (see the next meeting date at the bottom of the page)

June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Niagara / Hamilton Area