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Youth residential rehabilitation

Support for young people with a mental illness in a residential environment

Take the time to recover from mental illness and get on with life.

The cohealth Youth Residential Rehabilitation (YRR) program supports young people aged 16-25 with mental health issues in a safe residential setting.

Discover your strengths, learn or re-learn the skills and confidence you need for independent living, managing your mental illness and achieve your recovery goals like:

  • building better relationships and social connections
  • getting involved in sport and recreation
  • overcoming alcohol and drug issues
  • exploring education, training and work options
  • finding permanent housing

We also develop a range of support groups as required like:

  • Young persons hearing voices
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Mindfulness
  • Fitness and exercise
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Music and art
  • Work readiness

What do I need to do?
Interested in checking out our programs? Feel free to call us to arrange a visit and tour

For Essendon call: 9448 5516, Reservoir: 9448 5525 and St Albans: 9448 5504.

Referrals to cohealth YRR can be made via the following services:

For Reservoir YRR – contact EACH Intake and Assessment on 1300 785 358

For Essendon or St Albans YRRs – contact NEAMI Intake and Assessment on 1300 379 462

What will it cost me?
A fortnightly service fee of $80 is charged to cover utilities, wi-fi access and some living expenses and group costs.

Service fees are waived for young people with no income and reduced for those on a very low income.

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