Organisation

Orygen

Alternate Name:

The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Report

Wellbeing at work: apprenticeships and mental health

Despite the importance of apprenticeships, almost half of young people who commence an apprenticeship will not finish it. This report examines how the mental health and wellbeing of apprentices can be better supported.
Position paper

Supporting young parents: addressing perinatal and youth mental health needs

Parenthood can be both a rewarding and challenging experience for new and expecting parents. During this time of transition, experiences of mental ill-health are common. This paper argues that stronger collaborative care and referral pathways are needed across perinatal and youth mental health systems to...
Policy report

A welcome home: youth homelessness and mental health

This policy paper examines the relationship between homelessness and mental health and the specific challenges that exist for young Australians aged 12 to 25 years who experience, or are at risk of, experiencing homelessness. The paper also examines the evidence behind particular intervention and prevention...
Policy report

Side by side: supporting youth peer work in mental health services

This policy paper outlines the barriers youth peer workers face and makes ten recommendations for ensuring that the workforce grows and is well-supported.
Guide

Promising practice guide: improving the social and emotional wellbeing of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with severe and complex mental health needs

This practice guide aims to support service providers, commissioners and policy-makers to adopt strengths-based, equitable and culturally responsive approaches that better meet the social and emotional wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people.