• Under the spotlight: The mental health of elite athletes

    Orygen has released the world’s first comprehensive review of the current evidence compiled on the mental health and wellbeing of elite-level athletes.

  • Summer Intern Program 2017

    We are very excited to announce the launch of the Summer Youth Intern Program for 2017. We are inviting applications from a diverse group of enthusiastic young people aged 17–25 (at the time of application) to participate in a four week Summer Intern Program (three days per week) at Orygen.

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. 

  • Explore Orygen Campus for youth mental health training and resources

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  • Youth Partnerships in Research Toolkit

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  • Professor Patrick McGorry AO receives Science Academy’s highest honour

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  • Read our research bulletin on e-mental health

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