News And Events

News And Events

15 Aug 2019 - Government’s long-term plan for mental health welcomed

Orygen welcomes yesterday’s announcement by federal health minister Greg Hunt that mental health will be one...

14 Aug 2019 - Coping with self-harm – a guide for parents and carers

Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, has developed a practical guide for parents and ...

12 Aug 2019 - Orygen leads ‘document of global influence’ on youth mental health

Orygen researchers have been commissioned to produce a Lancet Psychiatry Commission on Youth Mental Health. ...

08 Aug 2019 - Casting call: Young people for photo shoot

Orygen is seeking young people aged between 18 and 25 years to participate in photo shoots in Melbourne and r...

07 Aug 2019 - The incomparable Alastair Campbell

Orygen, in partnership with the UNSW Centre for Ideas, recently hosted a whirlwind visit from the incomparable Ala...

06 Aug 2019 - A model for predicting onset of psychotic disorders

About 50% of people who develop a psychotic disorder will do so by the time they are in their early 20s. Howe...

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...