News And Events

News And Events

16 Oct 2019 - Transdiagnostic psychiatry - the new frontier?

Researchers at Orygen are calling for a more holistic approach to identifying and treating young people at risk of...

15 Oct 2019 - Orygen’s new brand – realising a revolution in youth mental health

Australia’s leading youth mental health organisations Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Men...

07 Oct 2019 - New Youth Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) site at Parkville

Orygen welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley, of the Parkville location for th...

04 Oct 2019 - Dr Katrina Witt recognised with prestigious international award

Orygen research fellow Dr Katrina Witt has received the prestigious Andrej Marušič Award in recognition of her res...

26 Sep 2019 - New toolkit gives community sports clubs and coaches tips on supporting young people affected by mental ill-health

Australian data shows that one in four people aged 16–24 years have experienced mental ill-health in the pas...

26 Sep 2019 - Rates of suicide continue to increase for young Australians

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has today released the 2018 Causes of Death data, which include national suici...

24 Sep 2019 - Link between the development of self and vulnerability to mental illness

According to a study led by researchers at Orygen development of self and mental illness may have a connection.

20 Sep 2019 - Fish oil proves effective in treating distressing symptoms of early psychosis

Researchers at Orygen have found omega-3 fatty acids can be effective in treating young people with distressing sy...

18 Sep 2019 - Social deprivation and migrant status risk factors for psychotic disorders

Researchers at Orygen are looking at the relationship between where migrant populations live and their risk of dev...

11 Sep 2019 - Guidelines to talking safely online about suicide now available to Facebook’s 2.4 billion users

Guidelines developed by Orygen to support young people in communicating safely online about suicide have been made...

10 Sep 2019 - Helping migrant young people adapt to a new culture

A youth-led education program is helping migrant young people adapt to Australian culture – supporting impro...

29 Aug 2019 - Orygen researchers receive more than $1.8M to expand youth mental health research

Research into suicide prevention and online interventions for mental ill-health has received more than $1.8 millio...