• Under the radar

    The mental health of Australian university students is flying under the radar.

  • Youth Participation & Engagement

    The new one-stop destination for information on youth engagement and participation at Orygen.

  • High Distinction

    Orygen's Professor Andrew Chanen receives top US honour for his work in the field of Personality Disorders

  • 2017 National Training Calendar

    Orygen is pleased to release our 2017 National Training Calendar. With both face-to-face skills based workshops around the county and online webinars - getting ahead in your career has never been easier!

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 welcomes commitment from Australian Government in Budget 2017

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  • Future direction for youth mental health?

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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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