Hope+Me - Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Service: Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 416-486-8046
Toll Free Phone Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm 1-888-486-8236
Fax 416-486-8127
E-Mail info@mooddisorders.ca
Website www.mooddisorders.ca
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Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address 36 Eglinton Ave W, Suite 602
Toronto, ON M4R 1A1
Intersection Eglinton Ave W and Yonge St.
Contact Information
Primary Contact Quang Vu Mai, Manager of Ontario Peer Support Program & MDAO Program Development; Phone: ext 233; Email: quangvum@mooddisorders.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Email: quangvum@mooddisorders.ca
Primary Executive Ann Marie MacDonald, Executive Director; Phone: ext 226; Email: annmariem@mdao.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) A self help association offering peer support for people dealing with depression, anxiety and/or bipolar disorder (manic depression) and their families and friends. (This organization experiences frequent changes to its activities, reviewing the website to ensure you see up to date information is highly recommended.) 
Services include:  
* information, education and support  
* peer support groups in various locations in Ontario - see website for locations  
* one-on-one peer support 
* counselling and family support  
* recovery programs 
* youth awareness campaign  
* peer support training  
* speakers bureau  
* library (books and video)  
Telephone Information and Peer Support (TIPS) Warm Line  
* 416-486-8046 or toll free 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 (on-line) 
* promotes early identification of mood disorders  
Early Psychosis Program 
* 416-486-8046 ext 237 
* 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 with mood disorders and/or complex mental health challenges and their families  
Mental Health in the Workplace  
* 416-486-8046 ext 251 
* presentation, workshops and symposiums on mental health and healthy workplace environments  
Ontario Peer Support and Recovery Programs  
* 416-486-8046 ext 233 
* peer support programs in Ontario 
* one-on-one peer support 
* recovery programs - Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Laughing Like Crazy
Hours Mon-Thurs 9:30 am-9pm, Friday 9:30am - 5pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership ; All of our programs and services are free.
Other Details
Established 1985
Meetings See MDAO website
Physical Access Fully Accessible - at the offices
Print Material See resources listed on the website

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