Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Health - Youth Series (15-18 years old)

Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Health is a free skill-building program designed to help youth (15-18) experienceing mild to moderate depression or anxiety.  

Program options include:

1. Bounce Back Today video:

           bouncebackvideo.ca  and use the access code bbtodaybc

2. Bounce Back Coaching is a guided self-help program in which a community 'coach' provides assistance in working through a variety of skill-based workbooks aimed at improving your emotional well-being.

The program usually involves four to six sessions which you can do from the comfort of your own home by telephone. Coaches are specifically trained in the delivery of the Bounce Back program, which is known to be effective in relieving anxiety and mild to moderate depression.  Your coach will guide you through the program materials, step by step. Their role is to help you develop new skills, keep you motivated and check in on how you are doing.

To access Bounce Back you will need a referral from your family health care provider, including family doctors, nurse practioners, and psychiatrists.  This referral is important to make sure that the health care professionals that know you best can match your needs with the right approach.

If your doctor refers you for coaching, you will be contacted within 5 business days to set up your first appointment with a coach.

All Bounce Back materials and services are free.

Address / Contact Info

Bounce Back: Reclaim Your Health Canadian Mental Health Association Cowichan Valley Branch Provides Service to all of Vancouver Island
This is a telephone based program; therefore, no travelling to appointments.

Phone Numbers

Toll-Free : 1-866-639-0522
Fax (toll-free) : 1-877-748-2606

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Thursday 9-5
To speak with our Administrative Assistant

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Service Details

Program fee: 0.00
Referral protocol: physician
Referral criteria:
- Is not severely depressed
- Is not at risk of harm to self or others
- Is not significantly misusing alcohol or drugs
- Does not have a personality disorder
- Has not had a manic episode or psychosis within the past 6 months
- Is capable of engaging and concentrating on the materials
- Adolescent (15-18) has not self-harmed more than 3 times in the past month
How to apply:
To access Bounce Back you will need a referral from your family health care provider - family doctor, nurse practioner, or psychiatrist.
Accepting new patients / clients: Accepting new clients (by referral only)

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This program was last updated on 01 Feb 2018.