Contact Information
Office Phone Telephone Support Line 416-486-8046
Toll Free Phone Telephone Support Line 1-888-486-8236
Fax 416-486-8127
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown North
Address & Map
36 Eglinton Ave W, Ste 602
Toronto, ON M4R 1A1
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Intersection Yonge St and Eglinton Ave W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery ; Gaining Autonomy with My Medication (GAM) ; Laughing Like Crazy ; MDAO ; Moving Lives Forward Bursary Award ; My Mental Health MAP (My Action Plan) ; Telephone Information and Peer Support ; TIPS Warmline ; Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Former Name Manic Depressive Association of Metropolitan Toronto (1994) ; Mood Disorders Association of Metropolitan Toronto (1998) ; Mood Disorders Association of Ontario and Toronto (2000)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary Executive Ann Marie MacDonald, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Information, education and support * counselling and family support * peer support groups -- see website for locations * advocacy * recovery programs, including drop-in services * youth awareness campaign * workshops * peer support and facilitation training * online discussion forums * speakers bureau * library

Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) Warmline, 416-486-8046, 1-888-486-8236 -- telephone peer support by trained volunteers with lived experience of mood disorders * no crisis services

Check Up from the Neck Up -- promotes early identification of mood disorders * see branch record for details

Early Psychosis Program, 416-486-8046 ext 225 -- support for youth and young adults 16-35 years with early psychosis, and their families

Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery Program, 416-486-8046 ext 240 -- counselling, peer support and recovery services for individuals 16-65 years with mood disorders and/or related complex mental health challenges, and their families

Moving Lives Forward Bursary Award -- financial assistance in acquiring additional education or vocational skills * application forms and information available on website

Mental Health in the Workplace, 416-486-8046 ext 226 -- presentations, workshops and symposiums on mental health and healthy workplace environments

My Mental Health MAP (My Action Plan), -- online individualized planning tool to assist in recovery from depression, anxiety and mood disorders

Ontario Peer Support and Recovery Programs, 416-486-8046 ext 223 -- peer support programs in Ontario * also includes Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Gaining Autonomy with My Medication (GAM), and Laughing Like Crazy
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Individuals 16 years and older dealing with mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder and related anxiety disorders), their families, friends, health professionals, the public
Application Self referral * registration required for some programs
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Early Intervention for Mental Illness ~ Young Adults ~ Psychotic Disorders ; Family Psychoeducation ~ Mood Disorders ; Individual Advocacy ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Associations ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Mood Disorders ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ~ Mood Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Mood Disorders ; Student Financial Aid ~ Mood Disorders ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Mood Disorders ; Workplace Safety Education ~ Mental Health Issues

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