News And Events

News And Events

02 Jul 2019 - Urgent call for better treatments for young people with first episode bipolar

More targeted care and additional research into treatments for young people experiencing a first episode of bipola...

12 Jun 2019 - Helping young people return to work or school

How we help young people who have had an experience of early psychosis reconnect with their employment and educati...

05 Jun 2019 - Auditor-General’s report lays bare Victoria’s neglect of youth mental health services

Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, is concerned by the findings of today’s Vi...

30 May 2019 - The Politics of Mental Health

Half of all Australians will experience mental ill-health in their lifetime. The prevalence of mental illness in y...

22 May 2019 - ‘Positive masculinity’ integral to young men’s mental health

A gender-sensitive approach is needed to tackle high rates of suicide and low rates of help-seeking among young me...

21 May 2019 - Young people doing it for themselves

Orygen was buzzing with the ideas, contributions and achievements of young people as they took centre stage at two...

20 May 2019 - International Olympic Committee issues consensus statement on mental health

The International Olympic Committee has made an unprecedented commitment to supporting the mental health of elite ...

08 May 2019 - Professor Patrick McGorry honoured with humanitarian award

Orygen’s executive director, Professor Patrick McGorry, has been awarded the 2019 Society of Biological Psyc...

08 May 2019 - Wings of an angel

Orygen’s headspace centre at Werribee recently held its fourth NinjaArt exhibition, bringing together young ...

06 May 2019 - Orygen welcomes ALP commitment to mental health services for young people with complex and severe mental ill-health

Today’s commitment by the Australian Labor Party to invest nearly $200 million in youth mental health servic...

01 May 2019 - Examining emergency department practices for young people who self-harm

The ways in which emergency departments manage young people who present with self-harm will be monitored as part o...

30 Apr 2019 - Hearing voices could suggest a more severe form of borderline personality disorder, study finds

Clinicians treating young people living with borderline personality disorder (BPD) should be asking them if they h...