The latest provincial and national surveys have made it clear that the pandemic’s strain on the mental health of Ontarians has reached all-time highs. The rates of stress, anxiety and depression in the province are worse than ever.
If you are struggling and looking for support, CMHA’s BounceBack program remains an effective option to deal with worry or stress, related to the pandemic or otherwise.
BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program for people aged 15 and up. Participants receive telephone coaching, skill-building workbooks and online videos to help them overcome these symptoms and gain new skills to regain positive mental health. BounceBack is not a crisis service, psychotherapy or counselling, but a life-skills program that participants work with to develop coping techniques so they can overcome challenges, now and in the future. If you are in crisis, please call HERE 24/7: 1-844-HERE-247 (437-3247) or TTY 1-877-688-5501.
For more information or to see if the BounceBack program may be right for you, visit https://bouncebackontario.ca/.