Our Partners

CAN-BIND works with several academic and community partners. These partnerships allow us to collaborate with various groups to expand our research activities and enhance support for individuals and families living with mood disorders. Learn more about our partners below.

Community Partners


  • Hope + Me [formerly Mood Disorders Association of Ontario (MDAO)] has been helping people diagnosed with mood disorders, and their friends and families, for nearly four decades.
  • Hope + Me offers peer support, clinical programs, and services to people with mood disorders.

Academic Partners

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg (ASR) Depression and Suicide Studies Program

Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) 

  • The Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) is a network of academic and clinical experts dedicated to improving clinical care for people with mood and anxiety disorders.
  • CANMAT provides up-to-date scientific information, treatment guidelines and educational activities for health professionals, and clear and useful information about symptoms and treatments for patients and families.