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Mood Disorders of Ottawa

Site: Mailing Address

Alternate Name MDO ; Mood Disorders Ottawa ; OCR
Former Name Depression and Manic Depression Mutual Support Group ; Mood Disorders Ottawa Mutual Support Group
Legal Name Mood Disorders of Ottawa Mutual Support Group
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Canadian Mental Health Association 
1355 Bank St, Suite 301 
Ottawa, ON K1H 8K7
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) Speaker nights for people with mood disorders, relatives, friends, service providers and the public. Meetings include a speaker (professional speaking about a mental health issue), 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

Hours Information Line and Voicemail Mon-Sun 24 hours
Meetings Speaker Nights: 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 third Tuesday of the month, Wednesday that falls between them 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

Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Support groups: adults 18 years and older * membership not required for support groups or speaker night * Discovery 2000 Program: paid up members eligible for subsidized recreation
Application Call to request a membership or visit website
Languages English
Fees Membership - Regular income individual $10 and family $17 * low income individuals $3 and family $5 (2019)
Service Categories General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders
Contact Information
Office Phone Information line and voicemail 613-526-5406
Fax c/o CMHA, Attention MDO 613-737-7644
Social Media Facebook
Other Details
Established 1986
Funding Grants - Community Foundation of Ottawa ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 888212594 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Bimonthly newsletter * brochure * calendar of events
Resources Website, library
Accreditation No

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