Orygen's vision is for all young people to enjoy optimal mental health as they grow into adulthood

Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people.

At Orygen, our leadership and staff work to deliver cutting-edge research, policy development, innovative clinical services, and evidence-based training and education to ensure that there is continuous improvement in the treatments and care provided to young people experiencing mental ill-health.

Our work has created a new, more positive approach to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders, and has developed new models of care for young people with emerging disorders. This work has been translated into a worldwide shift in services and treatments to include a primary focus on getting well and staying well, and health care models that include partnership with young people and families. 

  • Language analysis to help predict psychosis onset

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  • Study reveals link between sport-related concussion and depression in elite athletes

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  • Longtime supporter of Orygen awards $3 million for Capital Project

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  • Thank you to the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust

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