News And Events

News And Events

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...

28 Apr 2019 - Poll reveals youth mental health a top priority for Australians

The state of youth mental health in Australia has become an election issue for voters, the majority of whom acknow...

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...