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News And Events

 Victoria reports record number of suicides in 2023
21 Feb 2024 - Victoria reports record number of suicides in 2023

A record number of people died by suicide in Victoria last year, with 801 deaths recorded across the state in 2023...

 Orygen launches new toolkit to address rising rates of school refusal
29 Jan 2024 - Orygen launches new toolkit to address rising rates of school refusal

As the 2024 school year begins, Orygen has teamed up with young people, families, research leaders and clinical ex...

 EVENT | Generations in conversation: Bridging perspectives on youth mental health
28 Jan 2024 - EVENT | Generations in conversation: Bridging perspectives on youth mental health

Orygen is bringing together a panel of global experts for a special live event this February, Generati...

 Study finds world-first smartphone app, Mello, reduces anxiety and depression in 8 in 10 young people
21 Dec 2023 - Study finds world-first smartphone app, Mello, reduces anxiety and depression in 8 in 10 young people

1.3 million young Australians living with anxiety or depression now have a new evidenced-backed tool called Mello ...

 Orygen’s research program bolstered by $6.3m in NHMRC funding for psychosis and trauma studies
20 Dec 2023 - Orygen’s research program bolstered by $6.3m in NHMRC funding for psychosis and trauma studies

Orygen researchers have received substantial Investigator Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Cou...

 Orygen reaches professor milestone in latest academic promotions
14 Dec 2023 - Orygen reaches professor milestone in latest academic promotions

Orygen’s professorial ranks have increased by three, and in doing so Orygen and the Centre for Youth Mental ...

 headspace's driving force, Prof. Pat McGorry, named inaugural Patron
08 Dec 2023 - headspace's driving force, Prof. Pat McGorry, named inaugural Patron

Professor Patrick McGorry’s enormous contribution to the establishment and growth of headspace has been reco...

 Research excellence recognised at SMHR conference
05 Dec 2023 - Research excellence recognised at SMHR conference

Orygen's research excellence was showcased at the 2023 Society for Mental Health Research conference...

 Orygen welcomes calls for youth-specific action in Workforce Australia Employment Services review
01 Dec 2023 - Orygen welcomes calls for youth-specific action in Workforce Australia Employment Services review

Orygen welcomes the focus on providing youth-specific employment supports in the final report of the Select Commit...

 Orygen study paves the way for drastically improved mental health care for men
29 Nov 2023 - Orygen study paves the way for drastically improved mental health care for men

An Orygen study that highlights the efficacy of an Australian-developed program to improve the mental health care ...

 Recovery from eating disorders possible, say experts at Orygen conference
22 Nov 2023 - Recovery from eating disorders possible, say experts at Orygen conference

Hope and determination were key themes that emerged from the global Body Image and Related Disorders (BIRD) confer...