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Organization: Mood Disorders of Ottawa - Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: Information line and voicemail 613-526-5406
Fax: c/o CMHA, Attention MDO 613-737-7644
c/o Canadian Mental Health Association
1355 Bank St, Ste 301
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8K7
Hours: Information Line and Voicemail Mon-Sun 24 hours
Service Description: Speaker nights for people with mood disorders, relatives, friends, service providers and the public. Meetings include a speaker, a questions and answers (Q&A) session and refreshments

Peer Support Group: confidential discussion for adults with mood disorders

Family Support Group: for adult relatives and friends of people with mood disorders

Discovery 2000 Program: subsidized recreational events for adults with mood disorders * activities include, movie night (First Tuesday of each month) * picnics * hikes * theatre * dinners * sporting events * museum and gallery visits * call for a calendar of activities

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) program * Family Wellness Recovery Action Plan (FWRAP) * Pathways to Recovery Program * bimonthly newsletter * a lending library * website

Meeting: Information meetings: third Tuesday of the month, 7:30 pm-9:15 pm, September-May at the Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Ave, Ottawa * intersection: Bank St * wheelchair accessible * free parking at entrance at rear Peer Support Group: second and fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of the week 7:15 pm-9:15 pm at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 1355 Bank St, fourth floor (follow the signs), Ottawa * intersection: Riverside Dr and Bank St Family Support Group: third Thursday of the month, 7 pm-9 pm at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd, Ottawa * intersection: Jeanne D'Arc Blvd N and Orleans Blvd Discovery 2000 subsidized recreation program for MDO members with mood disorders: events held one to two times per month
Fees: Membership - Regular income individual $10 and family $17 * Low income individuals $3 and family $5
Application: Call to request a membership or print from the website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: The support groups are for adults 18 years and older with mood disorders. The Family Support group is for their adult relatives and friends.

You do not have to be a member to attend support groups or speaker night, however only paid up members with a mood disorder are eligible for subsidized recreation under our Discovery 2000 Program.
Age: 18.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
Mood and Anxiety Disorders

This information was last completely updated on June 18, 2017

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