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Mood Disorders of Ottawa

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Contact Information
Office Phone Information line and voicemail 613-526-5406
Fax c/o CMHA, Attention MDO 613-737-7644
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 & 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)
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
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
Date Updated 16 Aug 2019
Service Categories General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Mood Disorders ~ Families/Friends of Mentally Ill

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