Submitted by: Angele D’Alessio, Mental Health Promoter
Feeling low? Stressed? Anxious? The BounceBack program can help! Find out how below.
BounceBack- reclaim your health is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage symptoms of depression and anxiety. It offers two forms of help.
Telephone coaching and workbooks: (Referral required)
BounceBack is a guided self-help program in which a coach supports you in working through a series of workbooks. • The program involves three to six telephone coaching sessions, which you can do from the comfort of your home. • Your coach is there to help you develop new skills, keep you motivated, and monitor how you’re doing. • You and your coach will select from among 20 workbook topics that are best suited to your current needs. Some popular workbooks are: Being assertive; Changing extreme and unhelpful thinking; Overcoming sleep problems. • Telephone coaching and workbooks are available in multiple languages.
Your family doctor or nurse practitioner can provide you with a referral. Alternatively, you can self-refer.
To access the referral form, visit:www.bouncebackontario.ca
Key Benefits of the BounceBack Program:
·Free (funded by the government of Ontario)
·Accessible from home ·No wait times (5-7 days)
·Available in multiple languages
*Funded by the Government of Ontario and manged by CMHA Ontario.
The information provided is not a substitute for professional advice. If you need advice, please consult a qualified health care professional.For further information or if you want to access our services at CMHA please call 1-800-493-8271 or visit our web site atwww.cmha-east.on.ca