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Upcoming Events

Paintnite Fundraiser

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Join us for a Paintnite fundraiser in support of MDAM on October 21st, 2017 at 7:30 at St. Mary’s Academy. The painting selection for the night will be a field of sunflower blooms.To register visit

Canadian Intensive Care Week

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CACCN celebrates Canadian Intensive Care Week on October 24, 2017 at 6-9 PM at The Pint (274 Garry Street). The night will include a silent action, 50/50, raffle and dinner. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased by contacting Charlotte, at 204-942-8715.

Mahjongg For Moods
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The second annual Mahjongg for Moods will be held on Sunday November 5th, at 1-4pm at the Shaarey Zedek Synagogue (561 Wellington). To purchase tickets visit eventbrite.

Save the Date

January 24th 2018: Laughing Matters Comedy night
February 24th 2018: In the Mood Gala
March 21 – 23rd 2018: Mental Health Conference
May 8th 2018: Winnipeg West Rotary Club Chickenfest in support of MDAM

For more information Contact Charlotte Sytnyk through email or phone 204-942-8715

Past Events

Life After Suicide

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Life After Suicide documentary premier screening on September 12, 2017 written/ directed by Leona Krahn. Doors open at 7:30 PM, presentation will begin at 8:00 PM at The Metropolitan entertainment centre, 281 Donald St. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. To RSVP, or for further information contact Charlotte at 204-942-8715.

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We are pleased to announce Carla Allan as our speaker for the evening for the upcoming AGM. Carla, posses over 15 years of experience in the education field and has been been working with students to raise awareness and end the stigma around mental health. The AGM will be held September 13, 2017, from 5-7PM at the MDAM office, 4 Fort St.

Work It Out! Sports Camp


Work It Out! Sports camp is a camp designed to teach kids aged 9-12 about physical as well as mental health. This event is scheduled for July 10th-14th at Marymound School and the cost is $50 for the full 5 days. For more information contact Griffin at 204-786-0987 or through email. The registration form can be downloaded here.

Rumors Comedy Event

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Rumors Comedy event featuring comedian Damonde Tschritter will be held on June 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by contacting Brenda at 204-471-7936 or through email. Net proceeds will be donated to MDAM.

She Wore Flowers in Her Hair

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She Wore Flowers in Her Hair is an event in support of mental health awareness, in honour of Jaedra Winter. This event will take place on June 3rd, 2017 from 12-5 P.M. at Kelburn Estates (1293 Kelburn Rd.). Ticket price includes access to all activities, lunch provided by Pony Corral, and a rubber wrist band! All proceeds will be donated to the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba. For more information please visit the she wore flowers in her hair website.

Hope Benefit Concert
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Winnipeg Youth Chorus & Margaret’s Choir present HOPE a benefit concert for MDAM on May 24th 2017 at 7 pm at the Centennial Concert Hall. General Admission is $25 and student admission is $15. To purchase tickets visit the Winnipeg Youth Choir website.

Shoppers Run for Women
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The Shoppers Drug Mart’s Run for Women is an annual event held in support of women’s mental health. This year the event will be held on May 14 2017 at Leo Remillard in Winnipeg. The Run for Women will hold a 5K run/walk, 10K run/walk and little steps 1K run/walk. Little Steps will begin at 8:30am, followed by a warm up at 8:55pm with a 10K start at 9:15 am and a 5K start at 9:30 am. Money raised in this event will directly support women’s mental health programs offered at MDAM. For more information or to register for this event please visit the Shoppers Run for Women web page or contact Charlotte, MDAM Director of development through phone 204.942.8715 or email.

Mother’s Day Community Event
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Glen Eden Funeral Home & Cemetery will be holding a free community event this Mothers day (2nd Sunday of May) at 2:00pm at the Glen Eden Funeral Home 4477 Main St, West St. Paul. The event will include a memorial service, prize draw, a charity bbq and more. All proceeds will be donated to MDAM. For more information call 204-982-8300 or visit the Glen Eden Funeral home website for more information.

Manitoba Opera Mental Illness, Suicide & The Media
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Manitoba Opera panel discussion on mental illness, suicide and the media featuring MDAM’s Executive Director Tara Brousseau Snider as a panelist. The event is scheduled for April 12 2017 at 7pm at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. To register call 204-942-7470 or email.

EVestG Presentation

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MDAM presents ‘A Window to the Mind’ presentation conducted by Professor Brian Lithgow. Professor Lithgow will discuss a new technology entitled Electrovestibulography as well as the associated research. This presentation will be held on April 3rd 2017, at 7-8:30pm at the MDAM office (100-4 Fort St.)

Get Your Art On!

Get your Art on
Get your art on is a 90-120 minute art program composed of 10 sessions, which run every Thursday beginning November 3rd 2016 from 6-8 pm at the MDAM office, 4 Fort St. This program is intended for youth grades 9-12 and no experience is necessary. To register please visit the Inspire community outreach website. There is no charge for this program.

Baby Blues and Better Days
Baby Blues and Better days is a 4 week program offered to new mothers and fathers, which provides information and addresses issues as well common concerns associated with the arrival of a new born child. This program is offered at the MDAM office on February 5, 12, 26 and March 5 2017. To register for this program please contact Charlotte at 204-942-8715.

7th Annual Mental Health Conference

The 2017 National Mental Health conference is scheduled March 15-17 2016 at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites. To register please visit the Mental Health Conference Page. For more information please contact Rebecca Marinos, Conference Manager through phone 650-888-2654 or through email.

Voices of Angels
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MDAM presents the 8th Annual Voices of Angels concert and fundraiser. This event will be held on March 17th & 18th at the Watson Arts Centre in Dauphin MB. Tickets are $15 for one evening or $25 for both evenings. Tickets are available at the Watson Arts Center or may be purchased by contacting Eleanor at 204-638-7278.

Paint Nite

Please join us for Paint Nite, inspired by the art of Reid Bricker on October 22 2016 at 7pm at St. Mary’s Academy 550 Wellington Crescent. The night will include painting, raffle prizes, a 50/50, Music, food and beverages. This event is an adult only event, 18+. Tickets are $55. To purchase tickets call Charlotte at 204-942-8715 or 204-295-5077.

Bev Geddes & Sherry Peters Book Launch

Winnipeg book launch of Strangers Among Us: Tales of the Underdogs and Outcasts featuring Bev Geddes & Sherry Peters. Hosted by Samantha M. Beiko and co-presented by MDAM. This event will be held on September 21 2016 at 7pm at McNalley Robinson at Grant Park Mall in the Atrium. For more information please visit

June 13th 2016


The event MoMondays, is taking place on June 13 2016. This event will be filled with music, story telling, comedy and some great conversation. This event is intended to inspire and motivate anyone and everyone. Early bird tickets are $15, please visit for more information.

May 10 2016 Chicken Fest
The Rotary Club of Winnipeg partnered with Chicken Delight presents the 65th annual Chicken Fest held on May 10th. Chicken Fest is a Dine-In or Take-Out Lunch delivery program designed to support local non profit organizations. The lunch is priced at $17, and the form can be downloaded here. This year, a portion of the funds raised will be donated to MDAM. For more information visit

May 13 2016
Runway 204, is a fashion show featuring local designers, which is hosted by the Seven Oaks General Hospital in partnership with MDAM. The event takes place May 13th at 7:30 followed by an after party. For more information call 204-632-3552.

May 14 2016
Run for Women 2016

The Shoppers Drug Mart’s annual Run for Women attempts to increase awareness of women’s mental health illnesses within Canada. This years run will be held on May 14 2016 in Winnipeg. The event will hold a 5K run/walk, 10K run/walk and Little Girls 1K run/walk. For more information please visit the Shoppers Run for Women web page or contact Charlotte, MDAM Director of development through phone 204.942.8715 or email.

May 7 2016

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The 10th Annual Andrew Dunn Walk/Run will be held at the One Insurance Arena in Oak bank, Manitoba on May 7 2016. Registration takes place at 9:30 am and the walk/run will begin at 11:00 am. For more information contact Judy Dunn at 204-444-5228 or through email

Andrew Dunn Walk/Run sponsorship form is available Here

May 7 2016

Join us for Thompson’s Fourth Annual Defeat Depression event, a Run / Walk for Mental Health on May 7, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Northern Regional Health Authority Clinic – Plaza Mall. Registration for this event is at 12 pm in the Community Room (NRHA) and the Run/Walk begins at 1 pm. Help us spread awareness about mental health issues and de-stigmatize mental illness. For more information please visit, the defeat depression facebook page or contact Ron Buchanan through email.

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