Helping people
help themselves.

The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba is a self-help organization dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy for those living with mental health illnesses.

Important Message from the Board Chair

Welcome to our new Interim Executive Director Marian Goldstone!!

Today we celebrate the accomplishments of Mood Disorders and its staff and volunteers in partnership with our generous donors and supporters. And today we celebrate with gratitude and affection, the person whose vision, dedication and leadership has brought us through the last 12 years with a renewed energy and remarkable accomplishments. Tara Snider has been ED for the past 12 years. Over that time the organization has doubled in size and increased its reach from helping 6,000 people to 100,000 people who come to us for help annually. Through Tara’s foresight and her ability to see the need, 


understand the solution and work with our donors to fund programs, she has helped make the seemingly impossible, possible, and brought awareness and understanding to mental health issues that is life-changing for many people. In the course of her tenure she has also assembled a remarkable staff for the organization; our current team of compassionate, dedicated and talented individuals who work in all regions of the province. 

Today we celebrate the strengths of MDAM and we celebrate Tara as she embarks on the next leg of her career journey. Tara will be leaving MDAM later in May and we wish her the very best  Read More Here.


Learn about the signs, symptoms and treatment options for common mental illnesses. We aim to equip individuals, families and friends with the resources to cope with mood disorders in daily life.



A state of low mood that can affect a person's thoughts, behaviour, feelings, and sense of well-being.

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Child & Adolescent

Constant low mood, low energy and negative thoughts may be caused by depression or another mood disorder. Here's what to do.

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Bipolar disorder, causes severe fluctuation in mood, with periods of depression and periods of mania.

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Bullying and cyberbullying are intentional acts of aggression, intimidation and abuse toward a targeted individual.

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A chronic illness which causes an individual to engage in compulsive substance abuse or behavioral abuse, despite adverse consequences.

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Personality Disorders

A mental health disorder associated with severe instability in an individual’s mood, behavior or self-image.

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The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba offices are located on original lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect the Treaties that were made on these territories.  We acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.