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Who is eligible for BounceBack® Coaching?

In order to start with the BounceBack® Coaching program, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • BC resident age 15+
  • PHQ-9 score is 21 or lower
  • Not at risk of harming self or others
  • Can concentrate on materials (i.e. ability to engage, not significantly misusing drugs or alcohol)
  • Has not had manic episode or psychosis in last 6 months
  • Does not have personality disorder (19+)
  • Has not self-harmed more than 3 times in the past month (adolescent participant)

Who can refer to BounceBack® Coaching?

BounceBack® works in partnership with service providers to ensure that participants are supported by a trained professional. Service providers can make two types of referrals.

Primary Referrals:

Holds responsibility for the individual during their participation in BounceBack®. We currently accept primary referrals from:

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Secondary School Counsellors (except over summer break)

Submit a referral today

Secondary Referrals: pre-approval required

Submit a referral for a participant by providing the primary care provider (i.e. physician, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist) contact information. Individuals and organizations that could potentially become secondary referrers include:

  • Mental Health & Addictions Services
  • Public health nurse
  • Home care nurse
  • Social worker
  • Case manager
  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor

Contact us to obtain secondary referrer pre-approval.