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Transitions RTC

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Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Agencies are located in every US state. VR helps people with physical or mental health disabilities achieve employment and live independently by offering vocational counseling and related individualized services. This tip sheet explains how young adults with serious mental health conditions can take advantage of the VR services in their state.

Originally published as: Transitions RTC, The Word on Work, Tip Sheet 6, April 2012.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

Subject Area

Employment, Transition Age Youth


Vocational rehabilitation



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Jennifer Whitney, Lisa M. Smith, and Tania Duperoy


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