Paint Nite fundraiser in support of MDAM’s Turning Pages Program will be held on August 20/17 at the Prairie Ink Restaurant and Bakery (Grant Park Mall, 1120 Grant Ave). Tickets are $45 and can be purchased through the Paintnite Website. The Turning Pages Program begins this fall and will aim to provide support and improve the mental health symptoms experienced by older adults.
Rock It Out! is a two week summer rock camp for kids living in Manitoba aged 12-17. The rock camp is designed to encourage an environment where kids, particularly those at risk or affected by mood disorders can experience a sense of community as well as develop peer relationships.
Session 2017 Dates
SESSION 2: July 17th – July 28th
SESSION 3: July 31st – August 11th
SESSION 4: August 14th – August 25th
Registration is now open, to register download the registration form here
Mercenary Combat League has named MDAM as their charity of choice. Event is scheduled for September 15 at the RBC Convention Center. For tickets visit the Mercenary Combat League website.
Save the Date
October 21st 2017: 7pm Life’s Art, A Paint Night in Memory of Reid Bricker
November 5th 2017: 1 – 4pm Mahjongg for Moods
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
Work It Out! Sports Camp
Rumors Comedy Event
She Wore Flowers in Her Hair
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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 mcnallyrobinson.com
She Wore Flowers in Her Hair is an event in support of mental health awareness, in honour of Jaedra Winter, who was lost to suicide in June 2015. S.W.F.I.H.H. will take place on June 4th, 2016 from 12-8 P.M. at Kelburn Estates (1293 Kelburn Rd.). Tickets are $10.95, 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 Facebook page.
1st Session: July 4th – July 15th 2016
2nd Session: July 18th – July 29th 2016
3rd Session: August 2nd – August 12th 2016
4th Session: August 15th – August 26th 2016
For more information contact Griffin Jenkins through email or phone at 204-786-0987
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 MoMondays.com for more information.
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.
Andrew Dunn Walk/Run sponsorship form is available Here
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 www.defeatdepression.ca, the defeat depression facebook page or contact Ron Buchanan through email.
The upcoming annual In the Mood Gala will be held on April 23 2016 at the hotel Fort Garry. For information on this event please contact the Director of Development Charlotte at either 204.942.8715 or 204.295.5077. Charlotte may also be contacted through Email.
If you are interested in attending this event, please download the form below, fill out all of the necessary information and drop off at the MDAM office.
Form: Let It Out! Athletic Camp Spring 2016 Registration
The Creative Arts Program begins January 10th 2016 and will run every Sunday. The program will be held at the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba office, which is located at 100-4 Fort St (At Assiniboine). Registration for this program is not required and there is no fee to attend. If you have any questions or require more information please contact the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba at 204-786-0987.
The 2016 National Mental Health conference is scheduled March 16-18 2016 at the Victoria Inn & Convention Center. 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.
Please join us on March 18th, for our youth event located at the Old Fire Hall (Back of Art Center) & March 19th for an evening filled with local performers, sharing their personal stories of recovery from mental health issues. Admission is $15 per event of $25 for both combined.
October 16 2015 – December 4 2015
The Mindfulness Meditation program begins October 16 2015 and runs until December 4th 2015. To register or for more information please contact the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba at 204-786-0987.
November 22 2015
September 13 2015
Come join us on September 13 2015 during sundown (approx. 8pm) for the presentation of the film ‘Inside Out’ on the Legislative building grounds. The money raised by this event will be donated to the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba.
For more information please contact the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba at 204-786-0987.
September 9 2015
July – August 2015
For more information or for session dates and registration head over to our Let It Out! Summer rock camp for teens page!
June 21 2015
For any other information please visit the Manitoba Marathon website
May 23 2015
The team is called MDAM Supporters. Please register and join the team! The password is zen92kut. We are growing so come out and run with us! This will be a wonderful event in support of Women’s depression. Board members have been signing up to date. Join us at the Running Room.
May 20 2015
May 9 2015 Andrew Dunn Walk
April 7 2015
March 4-6 2015
Phone: (650) 888-2654 Fax: (650) 513-2020
Post-Partum/Perinatal Challenges & Family Wellness:
Understanding the Signs, Helping Those In Need
December 11 – 12, 2014
Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This training opportunity is for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who work in the health care profession, including but not limited to mental health professionals, therapists, counsellors, doulas, mid-wives, trainers, parents and YOU!
Still trying to decide if this is for you? Ask yourselves these questions, and make the decision to learn more!
- Are you screening every single pregnant and postpartum woman?
- Do you wonder if you are asking the right questions?
- Do you know what to do if someone tells you she is having scary thoughts?
- Are you seeking best-practice information to enhance your practice?
- Are you up to date with the most effective assessments and interventions?
- Are you a therapist who wishes to become an expert in the treatment of postpartum depression?
- Are you a concerned friend, family member or parent going through post-partum challenges?
Registration Information Coming Soon!
Keep checking the website at:
Sponsored by The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba
October 23rd- We are excited to be pairing the University of Winnipeg Health and Wellness Educators for their Thrive Week. Join us Wednesday.
September 30th– Save the Date for our National Mental Health Conference!
2015 National Mental Health Conference: Addressing Challenges in the Criminal
Justice System, Aboriginal Communities, in the Workplace & Within Society Today
March 4 – 6, 2014
Sponsored by The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba
More information coming soon. Keep checking our website!
October 20th- Thank you to the Shoppers Drugmart in Tuxedo, for choosing us as their charity of choice for the Shoppers Drug Mart’s Tree of Life fundraising campaign.
Each fall, the campaign provides customers with the opportunity to purchase and personalize a Tree of Life icon, which are prominently displayed on the Tree of Life in all participating stores. Make a difference by purchasing a “leaf” for a loonie, a “butterfly” for $5, an “acorn” for $10 or a “cardinal” for $50.
November 5th Thank you to the folks over at Fukumoto Fitness for choosing us as their charity for their 5th Annual Pumpkin Charity Workout! They raised nearly $1500. Check out their recap of the event.
September 10th- MDAM was honored to be a part of the “Queer and Present Danger” Comedy Show, put on by the talented Chantel Marostica. All proceeds from the show were donated to MDAM and we were there all night with information on mental illness to offer to guests of the show.
September 1st 2014-Thank -you to Cystal Salked, Kayla Milligan, Robin Wilms, Amanda Douglas and Britney Fache for raising over $3000 through their joint effort in the Show Me The Love Ultimate Wedding Package!