Key messages

  • Youth residential rehabilitation services provide psychosocial rehabilitation support to young people with a psychiatric disability.

Youth residential rehabilitation (YRR) services provide residential psychosocial rehabilitation support to young people 16–25 years of age with a psychiatric disability.

The aim of the YRR services is to help young people to achieve their recovery goals. This may include:

  • learning or relearning skills and gaining the confidence required for independent living
  • learning to better manage their mental illness
  • developing social relationships, social connections, recreation, physical health, education, vocational training, employment and housing, and other needs
  • support for alcohol and drug issues.