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Peer Support Groups Across Canada

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Discover a comprehensive list of peer support groups across Canada, sorted by province, to help you on your journey to mental wellness.

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Navigating the path to mental wellness can be challenging, but you don't have to go it alone. Peer support groups offer a unique layer of understanding and shared experience. This guide is sorted by province to help you find the right fit for your needs.


  • CMHA Alberta Division: Provides peer support services for mental health. More Info

  • Fresh Start Recovery Centre: Specializes in addiction recovery with peer-led programs. Details

British Columbia

  • BC Schizophrenia Society: Peer support for individuals and families affected by schizophrenia. More Info

  • Mood Disorders Association of BC: Peer-led support groups for mood disorders. Learn More

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: Peer support for mental health and substance use. Details


  • Sara Riel Inc.: Peer support for mental health and addiction. More Info

  • Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba: Various peer support groups. Learn More

  • Klinic Community Health: Crisis support and counseling. Details

New Brunswick

  • Psychology Today: Multiple peer support groups. Find Yours

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador: Peer support for eating disorders. Learn More

  • First Light: Mental health services for the St. John’s Native Friendship Centre. Details

Nova Scotia

  • Self-Help Connection: A variety of support groups. Learn More

  • Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia: Funding for mental health initiatives. Details


  • Ontario Peer Development Initiative: Resources for peer support organizations. More Info

  • The Gatehouse: Support for those affected by childhood sexual abuse. Details

Prince Edward Island

  • CMHA PEI: Peer support and mental health services. More Info

  • PEI Family Violence Prevention Services: Support for those affected by family violence. Learn More


  • AMI-Quebec: A variety of mental health support groups. More Info

  • Douglas Mental Health University Institute: Specialized mental health services. Details



  • Saskatchewan Health Authority: Mental health services and peer support. More Info

  • CMHA Saskatchewan: A variety of mental health programs. Learn More

  • Strongest Families Institute: Distance mental health services for families. Details


  • Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services: A variety of mental health services. More Info

  • Blood Ties Four Directions: Harm reduction and peer support services. Learn More

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