Support Groups & Workshops

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Focus on Wellness

Date & Time: Wednesday Evenings
Location: Brandon. Contact: Marian Goldstone, Brandon and Westman Outreach Manager for Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba. MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca or 204-721-2174 (text preferred). Registration is required. Those interested are invited to add their name to an ongoing waiting list.

Friends and Family Support Group for those with friends and family members who are dealing with mood disorders and/or co-occurring addictions

Date & Time: 2nd Tuesday evening of each month at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m

Location:Center for Adult Psychiatry Conference Room (C.A.P.) at the Brandon Regional Health Complex

Contact: Marian Goldstone at MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca or 204-721-2174 (text preferred).

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

General Mood Disorders Peer Support Meeting

Date & Time: Every Monday of each month at 6:30 to 8:00 p.m
Location: Brandon Community Welcome at 1036 Louise Ave.in Brandon

Contact: Marian Goldstone at MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca or 204-721-2174 (text preferred).

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

Killarney Peer Support Group for Mood Disorders and Anxiety

Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m
Location: C.E. room of the Killarney United Church

This group is jointly operated by Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba (Westman) and Westman Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba.

Contact: MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca  or 204-721-2174 (text preferred)  or Westman@adam.mb.ca or 204-725-8550.

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

Minnedosa Peer Support Group for Mood Disorders

Date & Time: Every Monday of each month at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Minnedosa Hospital Conference Room in Minnedosa

Contact: MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca  or 204-721-2174 (text preferred) or Minnedosamooddisorders@gmail.com

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

Neepawa Peer Support Group for Mood Disorders and Anxiety

Date & Time: 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 to 2:30 p.m
Location: Boardroom of the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 342 Mountain Ave. in Neepawa

This group is jointly operated by Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba (Westman) and Westman Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba.

Contact: Please contact MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca  or 204-721-2174 (text preferred)  or Westman@adam.mb.ca or 204-725-8550.

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

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Russell “Mothers Helping Mothers” Peer Support Meeting

Date & Time: 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings of each month at 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Major Pratt School with childcare provided

This group is jointly operated by Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba (Westman) and Westman Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba.

Contact: Taneal S. 204-821-6686 or taneals@gmail.com (local contact) or MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca or 204-721-2174 (text preferred).

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

Virden General Mood Disorders Peer Support Meeting

Date & Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: Boardroom at the Virden hospital

Contact: virdenmooddisorders@outlook.com (local contact) or MarianG@mooddisordersmanitoba.ca or 204-721-2174 (text preferred).

*The group does not operate on statutory or government holidays.

Presentation & Workshop Requests

Topics include:

  • Mental illness
  • Youth
  • Addictions
  • Trauma
  • Triggers
  • Depression in the workplace
  • Seniors struggling with depression

MDAM's qualified staff and volunteers offer presentations/ workshops on a wide variety of topics related to mental illness. Presentations/ workshops are offered to local businesses, corporations, schools, non-profit organizations, etc at no charge. However, MDAM does welcome charitable donations.

If you are interested in scheduling a presentation, please fill out the Presentation Request Form

Completed forms may be emailed to Marian Goldstone

For more information contact Marian at (204) 725-1232 or (204) 721-2174

Westman Region Contact

Contact: Marian Goldstone, Outreach Manager

Phone: (204) 725-1232 or (204) 721-2174

Email: MarianG@MoodDisordersManitoba.ca

Office Address: 940 Princess Ave., Unit 4 Office 11, Brandon, MB, R7A 4E9 

Westman Crisis Phone List

All Rural Farm and Rural Stress Line: 866-367-3276

Brandon and Assiniboine: 888-379-7699