Contact Us
Info Line:  613-526-5406
Email:  info@mooddisordersottawa.ca
New Address: 311 McArthur Ave

Mood Disorders Ottawa

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

Announcement: We are excited to announce more of our programs are being offered virtually! More information about each program and its registration form can be accessed below. The remaining programs are postponed until further notice and will be noted as such. However, the postponed programs have waitlists you can join so you will be already registered when that program resumes.

Mugs Up

A weekly drop-in program. Join us for some lighthearted conversation.

Mondays and Wednesdays

Yak and Yarn

A casual crafting program for all skill levels! Share your projects, see what others are doing and get some inspiration!


Writers Collective

Explore your creative genius with this free, expressive writing workshop. All are welcome

April 12th - May 31st

Mondays 6:30PM - 8:30PM


Scribble Into Spring

A reflective, nature-focused arts and peer support workshop. No art experience required! 

April 14th - June 2nd
Wednesdays 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Working It Out

Join us while we work together through the readings and exercises of "The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook" on a journey of positive mental health

*Program Full*

Meditative Drawing

Get out of your head and into the present moment with a creative way to reduce your stress and improve well-being

*Program Full*

Collage for Self Care

Enjoy this fun, relaxing and intuitive creative workshop that uses your art to help you get insights and answers from within

*No sessions at this time*


Overcoming Isolation

Connection and communication with other peers during Covid-19

*No sessions at this time*


Wellness Recovery Action Plan. This is a 10 week self-management recovery program designed for people who experience psychiatric symptoms


Tell Your Story

A writing workshop that helps you make sense of your experience, and connect with your resilience in a non-judgmental and encouraging atmosphere

*No sessions at this time*

Wrap It Up

A 10 week expressive arts program designed to benefit those with mood disorders

 *No sessions at this time*


Join us in using "The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook" for a creative journaling experience

 *No sessions at this time*

Awakening to Nature

Join us for this 10 week in-person program to de-stress and connect with the healing power of nature

*No sessions at this time*


A 10 week expressive arts program designed to benefit those with mood disorders

*No sessions at this time*

Pathways to Recovery

A strengths based, self help approach to recovery. It will take you through a process of exploring your own recovery journey while creating a long-range vision for your life

*No sessions at this time*