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Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID19 - Office closed * telephone and online support only * register online for peer support groups and one-on-one peer support over the telephone * Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) Warmline, 416-486-8046, 1-888-486-8236 (no crisis services ) * call or visit MDAO website for information
Contact Information
Office Phone Telephone Support Line 416-486-8046
Toll Free Phone Telephone Support Line 1-888-486-8236
Fax 416-486-8127
E-Mail info@mdao.ca
Website www.mooddisorders.ca
Primary Contact Ann Marie MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer; Email: annmariem@mdao.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 - Office closed, telephone and online support only, register online for peer support groups and one-on-one peer support over the telephone

Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) Warmline, 416-486-8046, 1-888-486-8236 -- no crisis services

Information, education and support
  • counselling and family support
  • peer support groups -- see website for locations
  • advocacy
  • recovery programs, including peer support drop-in groups, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Laughing Like Crazy, LGBTQ Peer Support Group
  • One on One Peer Support
  • Early Intervention Program
  • Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery Program
  • Workplace Mental Health Check Up
  • Check Up from the Neck Up
  • youth, young adult and student awareness campaigns
  • provincial peer support program listing available online
  • workshops
  • peer support and facilitation training
  • fact sheets and guides
  • online support forums
  • speakers bureau
  • library
Hours COVID19 -- Office closed * telephone and online support only * Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) Warmline -- Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm Register online for peer support groups and one-on-one peer support over the telephone * online peer support group schedule: General Peer Support Group Mon 1 pm-3 pm; Depression and Anxiety Peer Support Group Tue 7 pm-8:50 pm; Family Members and Supporter Group every other Tue 7 pm-8:50 pm; Youth and Young Adult Peer Support Group Wed 7 pm-8:50 pm; LGBTQ Peer Support Group every other Wed 7 pm-8:50 pm; Women Peer Support Group Thu 1 pm-3 pm; OCD Peer Support Group Thu 7 pm-8:50 pm; Bipolar Peer Support Group Fri 1 pm-3 pm Mon-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm, Fri 9:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served 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

Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Self referral * registration required for some programs
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
36 Eglinton Ave W
Suite 602
Toronto, ON
Canada M4R 1A1
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Child Mental Health ; Child Mental Health Resources ; Disability Associations ; Support Groups ; Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories Condition Specific Mental Health Information/Education ~ Mood Disorders ; Early Intervention for Mental Illness ~ Young Adults ; Family Psychoeducation ~ Mood Disorders ; Individual Advocacy ~ Mood Disorders ; Internet Information Resources ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Associations ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ; Peer Support Services ~ Mood Disorders ; Psychiatric Disorder Counselling ~ Mood Disorders ; Special Libraries ~ Mood Disorders ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Mood Disorders ; Workplace Safety Education ~ Mental Health Issues

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