This program was created to provide high quality, lower cost counselling ($60/hr) to children and families. It has expanded to also provide support to adults and couples.
Bounce Back®: For Adults
Bounce Back® teaches effective skills to help adults overcome early symptoms of depression, and improve their mental health. Participants can learn skills to help combat unhelpful thinking, manage worry and anxiety, and become more active and assertive.
Bounce Back® For Youth
Bounce Back® has been adapted for youth aged 15-18 with youth focused workbooks and telephone based coaching with an online self-guided program. Bounce Back® teaches effective skills to help overcome early symptoms of depression, and improve mental health. Participants can learn skills to help combat unhelpful thinking, manage worry and anxiety, and become more active and assertive.
Suicide Prevention Training
- safeTALK – a basic half-day workshop for anyone to help recognize a person who might be at risk and help connect them to life-saving community supports and resources
- ASIST – a two-day practice-focused workshop in suicide intervention and personal safety planning
Community Gatekeeper training is being offered across BC on a fee-for-service basis. To learn more about bringing Community Gatekeeper training to your community or workplace, please contact Judy North at CMHA- Mid Island Branch at 250-244-4042 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Working together to help athletes thrive.
Talk Today is a mental health education program designed to help athletes and their supporters learn about mental health and to help support players who may be struggling or at risk of suicide.