News And Events

News And Events

17 Apr 2019 - Orygen and The Jed Foundation Launch #chatsafe in the U.S.

Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, in collaboration with the Stanford Psychiatry Ce...

16 Apr 2019 - Youth mental health key to Australia’s economic success: Productivity Commission submission

headspace and Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, are calling on the Australian Gove...

15 Apr 2019 - In memoriam: Peter Smedley

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Mr Peter Smedley on Thursday 11 April. Peter was chairman of ...

12 Apr 2019 - Fellowship awarded to develop predictive model for emerging psychotic disorders

Blood samples from more than 600 young people who are at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis will be screened ...

11 Apr 2019 - Rising to the challenge: providing services to young people with complex mental health needs

How to better support young people with complex mental health issues was the focus of a two-day symposium recently...

09 Apr 2019 - Future’s looking bright for young people in Melbourne’s north west

Young people in Melbourne’s north-west will benefit from specialist education and vocation support as part o...

04 Apr 2019 - Brain connectivity influences how depressed young people view themselves

Two regions in the midline of the brain - the medial prefrontal cortex and posterior cingulate cortex - are known ...

03 Apr 2019 - Budget 2019 delivers a promising platform from which to build youth mental health

The Australian Government’s 2019 budget announcement is an encouraging sign that improving the mental health...

29 Mar 2019 - Dogs - our best friends when it comes to mental health therapy

Dogs may be a better ‘therapist’ for young people when they are part of a psychotherapy session rather...

19 Mar 2019 - Testing times: finding new ways of identifying those at risk of severe mental illness

A new study is seeking to test a new set of clinical criteria to identify help-seeking young people who are at ris...

13 Mar 2019 - Professor Patrick McGorry receives research excellence award

Orygen’s executive director, Professor Patrick McGorry, was last night awarded one of the National Health an...

04 Mar 2019 - Call for Expressions of Interest: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists

Orygen is currently calling for expressions of interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to crea...