Peer Support

Here are our current peer support groups being held online and in person throughout the province, please see below for each peer support group and the information.

*Download our current online and in-person peer support meeting schedules above.*

Please note that groups do not operate on statutory and government holidays* 

Online Peer Support Room will be launched 5 minutes prior to the group meeting time. 

Peer Support Groups

Men’s Peer Support Group

Women’s Peer Support

Friends and Family Support Group

Youth Peer Support

Senior’s Tea & Tales – Winnipeg

Mixed Coffee and Chat

Mixed Bipolar

Mixed Depression & Anxiety

Young Adult Peer Support Group

Wellness Peer Support Group – Westman

Soul Sisters 

Brandon Men’s Activity Club

Bipolar Peer Support Group

Tea & Tales – Selkirk

Young Adult Peer Support Group

Men’s Peer Support Group

Age 12-17 Disordered Eating

Age 12 – 29 Youth Self-Esteem

Book Club

Game Night

Lac du Bonnet – Tea & Tales

Join us every week for a confidential and safe place to talk.

This is an open group for anyone who identifies as a man,18+ living in Manitoba. 

IN PERSON

Mondays

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Facilitator: Matthew C., Shawn D., and Daniel

ONLINE

Wednesdays

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Shawn and Daniel

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

These in-person and online groups for women welcome open, honest and heartfelt connections and conversations. We aim to provide coping techniques, and support for women struggling with their mental health.

IN PERSON

Thursdays

6:45 pm to 7:45 pm

Facilitator: Katherine, Alexandria, Sara S. Karly M. and Melanie

ONLINE

Tuesdays

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Carollee F.

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

This group offers support to friends and family to help them deal with mood disorders diagnosed or undiagnosed and welcomes them to experience support and connection.

ONLINE

Tuesdays

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

This online group offers a safe space for youth under 17 years of age where they can come together and chat about their own mental health and seek help for any mood disorders they might be dealing with.

Please note: this group will be switching to in-person starting on March 9, 2024.

ONLINE

Thursdays

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Facilitator: Kennedy

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

Our Seniors Tea & Tales is all about coming together for an afternoon tea or coffee to share experiences and discuss a variety of topics about mental health, or simply to connect with other people in a similar age group!

Location: Our office at 4 Fort Street; Winnipeg

IN PERSON

Tuesdays

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Facilitator: Pam H. & Barb F.

This in-person group is offered to all in community and their families. We provide an educational component along with resources in each group.

IN PERSON

Tuesdays

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Facilitator: Matt

This in-person group is for anyone who is suffering from bipolar diagnosed or undiagnosed and welcomes them to experience support, conversations and connection.

IN PERSON

Tuesdays

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Marie S. & Richard

This is an in-person group for anyone struggling with depression or anxiety diagnosed or undiagnosed. We welcome you to experience connection and conversation along with support and resources to help you heal.

IN PERSON

Thursdays

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Jezz

This group is a safe space where youth ages 18-24 come together and chat about their own mental health and what’s going on in their lives. We will cover certain themes every week; themes can include Self-care, Support Systems, Advocacy, Transitioning and more.

ONLINE

Thursdays

5:00-6:00 pm

Facilitator: Kennedy H.

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

This is an online mixed group that focuses on wellness topics, addressing all mood disorders, diagnosed or undiagnosed and welcomes everyone to experience an evening of support and connection.

Please note: There is no charge for this group and we do not meet on statutory holidays. This group will meet on February 5, March 4 & 18, 2024.

To join the group and receive the Zoom link or for more information, please contact adassist@moodmb.ca or call/text our Brandon office at (204) 721-2174.

ONLINE

Mondays

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A community of women who care about each other and who welcome open, honest, heartfelt connections and conversations. Come join a sacred space of nonjudgmental & confidential sharing.

Please note: There is no charge for this group and we do not meet on statutory holidays. 

To join the group and receive the Zoom link or for more information, please contact adassist@moodmb.ca or call/text our Brandon office at (204) 721-2174.

ONLINE

Wednesdays

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Facilitator: Susan

This group is aimed primarily at men 40+ but those younger are welcome as well. The group fosters socialization and connection amongst men in a workshop setting. This group does not meet on statutory holidays. (No charge for this group.)

To receive the link to this group or for further information, please contact Marian at westman@moodmb.ca or at 204-721-2174

IN PERSON

Wednesdays

12:30 to 2:00 pm

Facilitator: In person at the BNRC Creation Nation Maker Space in Brandon, Manitoba

Join an online meeting of local peers living with bipolar disorder, diagnosed or undiagnosed for an evening of conversation, support and connection.

Please note: There is no charge for this group and we do not meet on statutory holidays. This group meets bi-weekly and will meet next on March 14 & 28.

To join the group and receive the Zoom link or for more information, please contact adassist@moodmb.ca or call/text our Brandon office at (204) 721-2174

ONLINE

Thursdays

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Our Seniors Tea & Tales is all about coming together for an afternoon tea or coffee to share experiences and discuss a variety of topics about mental health, or simply to connect with other people in a similar age group!

Location: The Gordon Howard Centre, 384 Eveline St., Selkirk, MB

No registration required.

IN PERSON

1st and 3rd Thursday/Month

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Facilitator: Susan

Join us every Thursday evening from 5:00 – 6:00 pm for a confidential and safe place to talk.

Please note: this group will be switching to in-person starting on March 9, 2024.

This is an open group for 18+ living in Manitoba. 

ONLINE

Thursday's

5:00 - 6:00pm

Facilitator: Kennedy

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

Join us every week for a confidential and safe place to talk.

This is an open group for anyone who identifies as a man,18+ living in Manitoba. 

IN PERSON

Monday's

5:30 - 6:30 pm at 4 Fort Street

Facilitator: Matthew C., Shawn D., and Daniel

ONLINE

Wednesday's

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Shawn and Daniel

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

This group caters to individuals between the ages of 12 – 17 who are experiencing disordered eating (no diagnosis required). This group requires you to email the facilitator to pre-register. Please email norman@moodmb.ca.

IN PERSON

Wednesday's

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Facilitator: Madi

ONLINE

Wednesday's

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Facilitator: Madi

This group is open to anyone 12 – 29 years old who is struggling with their self-esteem.

IN PERSON

Wednesday's

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Madi

ONLINE

Wednesday's

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Facilitator: Madi

LAUNCH ONLINE MEETING plus

Operating as a partnership between MDAM and the MHERC Library, the MDAM book club meets in person in our Winnipeg office every Wednesday from 6 – 7:00 pm in the MHERC Library. The third session of the book club kicks off on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 with “Essentialism” by Greg McKeown. The book will be loaned to you through the MHERC library and is to be returned at the end. There is a small $10 fee payable at the start which helps to cover the cost of the workbook. To register, email Pam at mixedprogram@moodmb.ca.

IN PERSON

January 24, 2024

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Facilitator: Pamela H. & Sarah V. (MHERC)

✨ Dive into the magic of Friday nights at MDAM – it’s Game Night! 🎲🌙

Every Friday night, MDAM opens its doors at 6:00 pm at 100-4 Fort Street in Winnipeg for a good old-fashioned games night. 🕹️🎉

Game play kicks off at 6:30 pm, carrying the excitement through until 10:00 pm. Bring along a buddy or make some new friends as we gather to play an array of games – dice, cards, and board games galore!

But here’s the deal: At MDAM, we’re all about good vibes and creating a safe and enjoyable space for everyone. Unsportsmanlike conduct or a negative attitude won’t fly here. If such behavior is observed, we’ll kindly ask you to leave. So bring your best attitude, a zest for fun, and let’s create unforgettable moments together! 😄🌈 Join us for a night of games, giggles, and good times! 🎲🌟

Thank you to Across the Board, Victory Pints and Toad Hall Toys for their generous donation of board games. Big thank you also to our members who have donated games – Stephanie, Penny and Shawn.

IN PERSON

Friday Nights

Doors open 6:00 pm, Game play 6:30 - 10:00 pm

Facilitator: Pamela H.

Our Seniors Tea & Tales is all about coming together for an afternoon tea or coffee to share experiences and discuss a variety of topics about mental health, or simply to connect with other people in a similar age group!

This is a new group in the Lac du Bonnet area that is starting up on March 4, 2024

Location: The Lutheran Church of the Cross, 253 McArthur Avenue, Lac du Bonnet.

No registration required.

IN PERSON

First Monday of the Month (March 4 Start Date)

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Facilitator: Bianca Tetrault

Meeting Guidelines

To keep the online support group a comfortable, safe, and inviting place for all, we require participants to abide by the following guidelines. These are reviewed with the group at the beginning of each meeting.

The facilitator may sign you out of the meeting at any time if you are noticed to be breaking the following guidelines:

What is said in the meeting, stays in the meeting

What you hear should be kept confidential and this must be respected by all participants. Our Online Support Room is open to all, so please be aware.

Use “I” language

Share from your personal experience, say “this is what helped me” or “when I was faced with this problem, I …”

Its OK not to share

People do not need to actively participate; much can be gained by just listening. You also do not need to turn on your video/web cam to participate.

Make the group a safe place to share

Kindness and respect for others and their mental health is paramount.

One person speaks at a time

Each person should be allowed to speak at a time. Please listen to your facilitator.

No monopolizing

No one should monopolize the group time.

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The group leader may interrupt you

This is to keep the meeting on track and within the timeframe of the meeting.

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We are all entitled to our own point of view

Your opinion is welcome, however, no racist, homophobic, sexist comments will be tolerated.