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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:

  • 13 years of age or older, currently living in BC
  • Connected to a primary care provider that accepts clinical responsibility during the program (physician, nurse practitioner psychiatrist or school counsellor)
  • Not significantly depressed/ PHQ-9 is 21 or lower
  • Not at risk of harming self or others
  • Not significantly misusing alcohol or drugs to the extent that would impact program participation
  • (If aged 19+) not diagnosed with a personality disorder
  • Have not had a manic episode in the last 6 months
  • Capable of engaging with and concentrating on workbook materials
  • (If aged 13-18) 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
  • School Counsellors

Submit a referral online

Download our fillable referral form

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.