Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba (MDAM) is a non-profit organization founded by Gwen Finnen in 1983 as the Society for Depression & Manic Depression of Manitoba.

Today, MDAM operates throughout Manitoba, supporting those affected by mood disorders, their friends, families, caregivers and supporters.


Our Mission

Helping Ourselves, Helping Others.

The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba is a self-help organization dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy for those living with a mood disorder, co-occurring disorders or other mental health illnesses. We increase public awareness about mood disorders and empower people to develop hope and recovery.

Help yourself or those you love in hope and recovery from mood disorders.


Our Vision

To build an understanding community in the awareness of mood disorders through providing support and recovery to those living with mood disorders.

We strive to be a centre of excellence for grassroots community mental health in an open yet confidential atmosphere.

Marketing Materials for Download

MDAM Across Manitoba - Trifold Brochure

MDAM General Information - Brochure Rack Marketing Piece

Mental Health Support Options - Booklet