East Metropolitan Youth Unit (EMyU)

Photograph of EMyU signThe East Metropolitan Youth Unit (EMyU) is a 12 bed inpatient service which provides mental health inpatient care for young people aged 16 to 24 presenting with complex and acute mental health issues. The service has a focus on early episode interventions.

EMyU provides 24-hour, seven day a week inpatient assessment, treatment and community care planning by a multidisciplinary team for youth experiencing complex and severe mental health problems. This includes psychosis, depression, severe anxiety, post-traumatic stress, risk of self-harm or suicide and emerging personality disorder.

As a specialised tertiary acute psychiatric youth unit, admissions are only accepted by referral for consumers residing in the East Metropolitan Health Service catchment area. Consumers residing in other parts of WA may be admitted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact (08) 9416 3666 for more referral information.

Last Updated: 09/05/2019