What is the Young Adult Behavioral Health Program?

The Young Adult Behavioral Health Program (YABH) at Rhode Island Hospital helps 18 to 26 year olds living with psychiatric illness live more productive lives by providing affordable and comprehensive mental health treatment. Our program seeks to improve accessibility to mental health services for young adults in Rhode Island with a special emphasis on partnering with university and college based counseling centers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

What services do you offer?

  • Comprehensive evaluation
  • Psycho-pharmacologic treatment
  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Patient access to a 24/7 on-call clinician
  • Consultation with parents and loved ones
  • Liaison with university faculty and staff
  • Emergent psychiatric evaluations for campus counseling centers within 3 business days after referral
  • Interpersonal and supportive group therapy

What areas do you have expertise in?

Our staff has expertise in treating young adults in a variety of areas:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Adjustment to Chronic Medical Illness

How do you support young adults?

Our program provides psychopharmacologic consultation, long term psychiatric care, referral and partnership with interpersonal, supportive, dialectical and cognitive behavioral therapists. We work with family members, colleges and universities to provide individually tailored treatment. Our clinicians coordinate with inpatient and partial hospital programs to provide each young adult with a continuum of care that is customized to their needs.


We'd love to hear from you.

Book an initial phone consult with the Young Adult Behavioral Health Program's support staff!

If you have any questions or do not hear from them, email the Zencare team at hello@zencare.co.


Book an initial phone call

Chat briefly to ensure a good match before a full appointment. (Free)

1 Verify insurances & fees.

2 Book a phone call with Young Adult Behavioral Health Program's support staff!


or call 401-793-8808 
(Extension '4' to "reschedule an appointment / speak with the secretary")