Mood Disorders Ottawa

MDO is a registered, nonprofit volunteer-run organization that supports people with mood disorders and their loved ones.

                 Information Night


Open to the public
Southminster Church
Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, On
Tuesday, March 20, 7:30 - 9:30PM
Mark Patton

Mark Patton is a counselor at Family Services Ottawa and has worked in the mental health sector for over 15 years.

This workshop will cover the following areas:
 The interconnection between motivation and mood disorders
 Factors that affect our motivation
 Understanding procrastination & avoidance
 Concrete strategies for increasing motivation
 Finding health & happiness in a stressful world

Tuesday, February 21, 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Demystify the Ontario Common Assessment of Needs (OCAN)


Susan Marshall

Susan will be presenting on what relevance the OCAN has for consumers and for CSIs and explaining how it can help us identify and ultimately meet our needs. She will also be dis-cussing where the information is going and for what purpose as well as what our privacy rights are. Plan to bring your ques-tions - this will be an informal and informative session that may put to rest some of the rumors out there! 

Susan Marshall is a passionate advocate for consumer/survivor rights and improving the mental health system for consumers and families. She is presently the Provincial Consumer Lead for the Community Mental Health Common Assessment Project.

Place: Southminster United Church,

3rd Floor, 15 Aylmer, just south of the
Bank St. bridge at Lansdowne.
Refreshments and snacks will be served.
Limited free parking at rear of building.