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News And Events

 COVID-19 pandemic associated with worse mental health and increased social media use: study
07 Mar 2022 - COVID-19 pandemic associated with worse mental health and increased social media use: study

A survey of young Australians during COVID-19 lockdowns found more than 40 per cent reported severe levels of anxi...

 Peer worker project provides crucial support for international students
04 Mar 2022 - Peer worker project provides crucial support for international students

When peer worker Elvis Martin came to Australia as a young international student 10 years ago, the term ‘men...

 Orygen experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression, following Lancet Commission
16 Feb 2022 - Orygen experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression, following Lancet Commission

The world is failing to tackle the “global crisis of depression” and united action is urgently needed,...

 Youth mental health in action webinar series
16 Feb 2022 - Youth mental health in action webinar series

Orygen Global has begun its quarterly 'Youth Mental Health in Action' webinar series, showcasing how some ...

 Orygen's innovative youth mental health platform now available to Queensland's young people
13 Feb 2022 - Orygen's innovative youth mental health platform now available to Queensland's young people

Orygen is set to roll out its innovative digital mental health support platform for young people in Queensland fol...

 Mental health and suicide risk in trans and gender-diverse young people
10 Feb 2022 - Mental health and suicide risk in trans and gender-diverse young people

Trans and gender-diverse young people have elevated rates of psychological distress, mental ill-health, and suicid...

 Urgent action on mental health needed to save young lives, says Orygen executive director
07 Feb 2022 - Urgent action on mental health needed to save young lives, says Orygen executive director

Executive Director of Orygen, Professor Patrick McGorry, has urged the Australian government to take immediate act...

 Mental health training with men in mind
28 Jan 2022 - Mental health training with men in mind

A new world-first online training program for clinicians has been designed to stop men falling through the cracks ...

 National Research Centre established as eating disorders surge during pandemic
24 Jan 2022 - National Research Centre established as eating disorders surge during pandemic

Orygen is a lead partner of a consortium that will develop the Australian Eating Disorders Research and Translatio...

 New social inclusion measure could change lives
24 Jan 2022 - New social inclusion measure could change lives

An award-winning Orygen researcher’s unique measure of social inclusion is set to deliver significant benefi...

11 Jan 2022 - "Like a huge weight lifted off my shoulders": trauma-focused therapy trial

Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) can be difficult but it often leads to transformative change...

 Orygen receives $5.44m in funding to explore innovative approaches for treating anxiety
07 Jan 2022 - Orygen receives $5.44m in funding to explore innovative approaches for treating anxiety

Orygen research exploring medication-assisted psychotherapy to treat social anxiety in young people with autism sp...