News And Events

News And Events

22 Apr 2020 - Urgent need to help young people with mental ill-health quit smoking

Most young smokers with mental ill-health want to quit, but they are not confident in their ability to do so, a st...

12 Apr 2020 - Orygen welcomes Victorian Government’s COVID-19 mental health support package

Orygen welcomes the $59.7 million mental health support package announced today by the Victorian Government, which...

06 Apr 2020 - “I’m tired of being pulled from pillar to post”: internet forums reveal barriers to care

Orygen analysis of internet forums has identified key barriers to mental health care faced by young people who hav...

03 Apr 2020 - Coronavirus: This crisis remakes us, for good or ill

The World Health Organisation stated many years ago that “there is no health without mental health”. T...

01 Apr 2020 - COVID-19: we are all in this together

Orygen acknowledges the uncertainty brought about by COVID-19 can raise feelings of anxiety, distress and concern....

29 Mar 2020 - Orygen welcomes government’s funding for COVID-19 mental health support

Orygen welcomes the $1.1 billion package announced today by the Australian Government as we seek to swiftly respon...

10 Mar 2020 - Research supports the need for continued focus on mental health of elite athletes

Elite athletes report better life satisfaction, self-esteem and body satisfaction, and lower rates of risk...

05 Mar 2020 - Study finds peer support benefits clients and peer workers

An Orygen study conducted at headspace Gosford has shown peer support assists both youth peer workers and clients....

03 Mar 2020 - Symposium supports finalising the National University Mental Health Framework

Orygen recently welcomed a host of international and national speakers to Parkville for a symposium focused on sha...

28 Feb 2020 - Conference focuses on involving families in the treatment and recovery of young people with borderline personality disorder

How to better include families in the treatment and recovery process for young people diagnosed with borderline pe...

24 Feb 2020 - Online therapy reduces social anxiety among young people with psychosis

Online therapy can reduce social anxiety symptoms in young people experiencing first-episode psychosis, Orygen res...

17 Feb 2020 - Study investigates whether machine learning can predict psychosis onset

Orygen researchers are investigating whether machine learning and computer analysis of how a young person talks ca...