• 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!

  • 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.

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. 

  • Federal Minister for Health Visits Orygen

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  • Genetics and the onset of mental illness symposium

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  • Primary Care in Youth Mental Health Forum

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  • World-first study shows 70s mood stabiliser lithium outperforms its modern equivalent

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