News And Events

News And Events

26 Sep 2019 - New toolkit gives community sports clubs and coaches tips on supporting young people affected by mental ill-health

Australian data shows that one in four people aged 16–24 years have experienced mental ill-health in the pas...

26 Sep 2019 - Rates of suicide continue to increase for young Australians

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has today released the 2018 Causes of Death data, which include national suici...

24 Sep 2019 - Link between the development of self and vulnerability to mental illness

According to a study led by researchers at Orygen development of self and mental illness may have a connection.

20 Sep 2019 - Fish oil proves effective in treating distressing symptoms of early psychosis

Researchers at Orygen have found omega-3 fatty acids can be effective in treating young people with distressing sy...

18 Sep 2019 - Social deprivation and migrant status risk factors for psychotic disorders

Researchers at Orygen are looking at the relationship between where migrant populations live and their risk of dev...

11 Sep 2019 - Guidelines to talking safely online about suicide now available to Facebook’s 2.4 billion users

Guidelines developed by Orygen to support young people in communicating safely online about suicide have been made...

10 Sep 2019 - Helping migrant young people adapt to a new culture

A youth-led education program is helping migrant young people adapt to Australian culture – supporting impro...

29 Aug 2019 - Orygen researchers receive more than $1.8M to expand youth mental health research

Research into suicide prevention and online interventions for mental ill-health has received more than $1.8 millio...

15 Aug 2019 - Government’s long-term plan for mental health welcomed

Orygen welcomes yesterday’s announcement by federal health minister Greg Hunt that mental health will be one...

14 Aug 2019 - Coping with self-harm – a guide for parents and carers

Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, has developed a practical guide for parents and ...

12 Aug 2019 - Orygen leads ‘document of global influence’ on youth mental health

Orygen researchers have been commissioned to produce a Lancet Psychiatry Commission on Youth Mental Health. ...

08 Aug 2019 - Casting call: Young people for photo shoot

Orygen is seeking young people aged between 18 and 25 years to participate in photo shoots in Melbourne and r...