Youth Living Well, a group for youth ages 16-24 affected by a mood disorder and related issues, focuse on relationship issues with family, friends and others. Youth Living Well incorporates facilitated peer support, discussions and group exercises around topics such as stigma, active listening and personal boundaries.
The group will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from 6 – 8 p.m. at our office in Toronto starting in September.

To attend an upcoming group, RSVP to Daniel atdanielf@mdao.ca or 416-486-8046 ext. 237.

Coping Through the Arts and Peer Support (CAPS) is a program for individuals ages 18-34 who may be struggling with the following experiences:
  • Mood swings
  • Feelings of sadness
  • Irritability
  • Racing thoughts
  • Suspiciousness of others
In this group, you will have a chance to explore creative expression through music, poetry, photography, collaging and painting.
When:  Tuesdays 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Date: September 20 – October 18
Where: 36 Eglinton Ave. West, Suite 602
Supporting Families Together is a program for families and loved ones who are providing care and support to a person ages 14-35 who is living with a mood disorder or psychosis. Topics will include:
  • Mood Disorders and Psychosis
  • Coping as a Family and Self-Care
  • Intervention in Psychosis
  • Communication
  • Engaging in Productive Discussions
  • What to do in a Mental Health Crisis
  • Recovery
  • Relapse Prevention
When: Wednesdays 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Date: October 5 – November 23
Where: 73 Regent Park Blvd. 3rd Floor (STEPS for Youth Program)
Bianca, Early Intervention Program Coordinator at 416-486-8046 ext.231 or biancat@mdao.ca.
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