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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:

  • 15 years of age or older
  • Currently living in BC
  • Already connected to a primary care provided (physician, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist or school counsellor)
  • Is not significantly depressed / PHQ-9 score is 21 or lower
  • Is not at risk of harming self or others
  • Is not significantly misusing alcohol or drugs to the extent that would impact engagement in CBT treatment
  • (If aged 19+) Is not diagnosed with a personality disorder
  • Has not had manic episode or psychosis in last 6 months
  • Is capable of engaging with and concentrating on workbook materials
  • (If aged 15-18) Has not self-harmed more than 3 times in the past month 

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.