Mood Disorders Ottawa Mutual Support Group
|Description and Services|
|Hours||Information Line and Voicemail Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Meetings||Information meetings: 3rd 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 and entrance at rear |
Peer Support Group: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7 pm-9 pm at Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 1355 Bank St, 4th flr (follow the signs), Ottawa * Intersection: Riverside Dr * Fully accessible
Family Support Group: 3rd Thursday of the month, 7 pm-9 pm at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd, Ottawa * Intersection: Jeanne D'Arc Blvd N
Discovery 2000 subsidized recreation program for people with mood disorders: Events held 2-3 times per month; call for a calendar.
|Description||Information meetings for people with mood disorders, relatives, friends, service providers and the public. |
Meetings: Includes a speaker, a question and answer 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 * please call for a calendar of activities
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) program * Pathways to Recovery Program * bimonthly newsletter * a lending library * website
NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program: A free 12-week course for relatives of people with serious mental illness * call the CMHA 613-737-7791 to pre-register
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up |
The support groups are for adults 18 years of age and older with mood disorders and their adult relatives and friends.
You do not have to be a member to attend support groups, however only members with a mood disorder are eligible for subsidized recreation under our Discovery 2000 Program.
|Application||Call to request a membership and for more information.|
|Fees||Membership - Regular income individual $10 and family $12; Low income, ODSP or Ontario Works individual $3 and family $5|
|Languages of Service||English|
|Areas Served||Ottawa (City of)|
|Office Phone||Information Line and Voicemail 613-526-5406|
|Fax||c/o CMHA, Attention MDO 613-737-7644|
|Primary Executive||Lianna Cousins, President|
|Former Name||Depression and Manic Depression Mutual support Group|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Mailing Address||c/o Canadian Mental Health Association |
1355 Bank St, Ste 301
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
|Subjects||Adults ; Anxiety disorders ; Charitable status ; Depression ; Medical information ; Mental disorders ; Mental health ; Nonprofit organizations ; Self help groups ; Support groups ; Young adults|
|Print Material||Bimonthly newsletter * Brochure * Calendar of Events|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is elected.|
|Funding||Grants - Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888212594 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees|