Norman Region

Norman Region

northern region

Hi, my name is Madison Barteaux, and I am the Peer Support Outreach Worker for MDAM in the Northern Region of Manitoba. Included in the Northern region are the towns of Churchill, Flin Flon, Gillam, Gods River, Grand Rapids, Granville Lake, Ilford, Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake, Mystery Lake, Snow Lake, South Indian Lake, The Pas, and the city of Thompson.

As a Peer Support Outreach Worker, I can provide one-on-one peer support, facilitate peer support groups, or give presentations in workplaces, non-profit groups or in schools about mood disorders.

If you are struggling with your mental health, looking for resources, or would like to book a presentation or one-on-one peer support session, please email


Madi Barteaux is our newest addition to the MDAM team. She is freshly graduated from Assiniboine Community College’s Social Service Work program and is passionate about many things, especially removing the stigma that surrounds mental health! Madi is a Peer Support Outreach Worker for the Northern region. Madi’s main focus in the North is youth and she is introducing a new program to the region, the Disordered Eating and Body Image workshop. She is also a peer support group facilitator. Madi has many interests, she has played hockey since an early age, loves softball and baseball, and enjoys being outdoors!

Through this position I plan to focus on decreasing the stigma that surrounds mental illness as well as promoting mental wellness, I also plan to share basic education on common mental health topics. Feel free to reach out with any questions or topics of concern.

Contact: Madison Barteaux
Phone: 431-778-2974

Madi Barteaux

Crisis Phone List

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

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310

Thompson Youth (17 and under) Mobile Crisis Team: 204-778-1472 or 1-866-242-1571 (toll free)

Soul Sisters 

A community of women who care about each other and who welcome open, honest, heartfelt connections and conversations. Come join a sacred space of nonjudgmental & confidential sharing.

Please note: There is no charge for this group and we do not meet on statutory holidays. 

To join the group and receive the Zoom link or for more information, please contact or call/text our Brandon office at (204) 721-2174.



10:00 am - 11:00 am

Facilitator: Susan

Presentation & Workshop Requests

If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or a workshop on peer support and/or mental health, please fill out the Presentation Request Form by clicking on the Request button below.

Book a One-on-One

Do you need someone to talk to? We offer peer support in a one-on-one (virtual) setting. If you would like to book a peer support session, please click on the BOOK NOW button below. Appointments are 30 min – 1 hour in length and are conducted by video chat, using Microsoft Teams.

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Volunteer in Norman

Volunteers are integral to the creation and ongoing maintenance of MDAM’s programming. MDAM offers several opportunities for anyone interested in providing support and education directly to our clients.

Interested in volunteering in the Norman Region?

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