News And Events

News And Events

06 Aug 2019 - Understanding symptoms of childhood trauma could help treat psychosis

There is growing evidence of a link between childhood trauma and first-episode psychosis. Research led by Ory...

01 Aug 2019 - Psychotherapy should be first-line treatment for depression in young people, trial finds

Young people seeking support for depression should be offered psychotherapy as the first line of treatment, a clin...

30 Jul 2019 - Victorian Premier opens Australia’s exemplar of youth mental health research and care

Orygen, Australia’s flagship youth mental health facility, was opened in Parkville today by the Premier of V...

17 Jul 2019 - Blueprint: protecting the physical health of people with mental ill-health

Orygen researchers have co-authored an international blueprint for protecting the physical health of people with m...

15 Jul 2019 - Celebrating the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of...

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 ...