• Raising the bar for youth suicide prevention

    Orygen has released a major report calling for a reinvigorated suicide prevention response that specifically responds to the needs and experiences of young people.

  • Two at a time: Alcohol and other drug use by young people with a mental illness

    Orygen in collaboration with the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has released a new report that examines the alcohol and other drug use by young people with a mental illness.

  • Internship Program 2017

    Orygen is very excited to invite enthusiastic young people 25 years and under to apply to participate in a 12 week intern program to work within Orygen's Policy or Media & Communications teams.

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. 

  • Orygen’s youth councils gather for their biannual face-to-face meeting

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

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  • Explore Orygen Campus for youth mental health training and resources

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  • Self-care is never selfish: a personal reflection

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