Calgary Peer Support Meetings

Our peer support meetings are held at the Sheldon Chumir Centre, 1213 4th Street SW. Most meetings will be held on Monday and Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm.

We cannot guarantee meeting schedules so please confirm with us in advance. OBAD will send out schedules via email - so get connected and stay connected! To get the latest schedule, send us an email.

OBAD provides meetings for individuals who are affected directly or indirectly by a mood disorder such as Bipolar Affective Disorder, Unipolar Disorder (Major Depression) or Schizoaffective Disorder.

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OBAD's peer support group is designed for individuals who have a mood disorder such as Bipolar Affective Disorder, Unipolar Disorder (Major Depression) and Schizoaffective Disorder, as well as their family members and friends. OBAD's peer support meetings are open and informal. No registration is required and interested individuals can drop in at any time. Meetings are guided by trained facilitators.

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For further information, please call 263-7408 or email us.


OBAD hosts a support group for family and friends of loved ones that live with a mood disorder. This support group is for family and friends facing challenges with loved ones with a mood disorder. We meet twice a month in a non-judgmental environment, to learn from each other and offer emotional support and information. Promotional Poster 


OBAD is pleased to be back at Self Help working with the staff to provide an important peer support meeting. Everyone is welcome to this new group.

Calgary Association of Self Help
1019 7 Avenue SW on the second floor in the conference room
Calgary, AB
Every Tuesday (1:00-2:00pm)


OBAD Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders Society is pleased to announce the addition of a Work Related Solutions Meeting. This peer support group for those with mood disorders will focus on issues in the workplace. Meetings will include: brainstorming sessions, confidence building, workplace re-integration, resources and strategies for the workplace and career change.

The Good Earth Cafe
1502 11th St SW
Calgary, AB

Please contact us to confirm meeting dates and location, as this meeting changes venue from time to time.

Phone (OBAD office): (403) 263-7408


The Kerby Centre meeting meets from 1:30 TO 3:00 PM at scheduled meeting times at: Room 301, 1133 7 Avenue SW.  For more information please contact the peer support group facilator Clayton Buck: 403-815-1171. Please Click Here to Download a Poster if you have somewhere suitable to put it up that would help others find out about this meeting.