News And Events

  • 26Aug

    Orygen researchers recognised at TheMHS conference

    Professor Helen Herrman, Director of Research at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health and Dr Magenta Simmons, Youth Partnerships in Research Coordinator at Orygen, have both been recognised with awards at the 2015 TheMHS conference.

  • 13Aug

    Passing of MRFF Bill builds strong capacity to improve outcomes for people with mental ill-health

    Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health welcomes the passing of the  legislation of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and believes that the overall design and operation of the MRFF as described by the Bill appears consistent with the goal of harnessing the significant national asset of Australia’s high quality health research sector to address a number of key challenges faced by our health system.

  • 11Aug

    Report on the Second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Orygen welcomes the release of the Report on the Second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing. The survey results confirm that mental ill-health in young people needs to addressed as a major public health priority, and although significant recent gains have been made in improving access to care for young people with mental ill-health, unacceptably high numbers of young people still do not receive the support that they need. 

  • 23Jul

    USA and Australia announce landmark youth mental health research partnership

    The world’s largest mental health research organisation, The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in the United States, has announced that it will provide Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health $6.6 million (USD) to work in partnership on a ground-breaking new research study into treatment strategies for young people at risk of developing a serious mental illness.

  • 10Jul

    Hats for Hope 2015

    Tickets are now available for Hats for Hope 2015, a charity fashion parade featuring never before seen Christian Dior hats, with all the proceeds going to support suicide prevention research at Orygen.

  • 05Jul

    We support NAIDOC Week 2015

    Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health is proud to support NAIDOC Week 2015 (5-12 July) and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 25Jun

    We're hitting the road!

    Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health is hitting the road and will be visiting all capital cities in the coming months. We want to meet with as many people working in youth mental health as possible, engage with you around the work we are doing and to share information, ideas and resources.

  • 22Jun

    Upcoming Webinar Series

    Orygen is pleased to announce the commencement of our first series of Advance Practice Webinars produced for mental health professionals. These webinars will assist mental health professionals to apply an advanced level of knowledge and skills in your clinical practice with young people with mental ill-health.

  • 16Jun

    Dr Simon Rice awarded 2015 SMHR Early Career Researcher Fellowship

    Dr Simon Rice, Research Fellow at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health have been awarded an Early Career Researcher Fellowship from the Society for Mental Health Research. This round of funding was made possible by donations to the ABC Mental As campaign in 2014.

  • 05Jun

    New data supports early intervention for psychosis services

    Two recent publications from the United States and Hong Kong have provided further data in support of early intervention for psychosis services.

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