Orygen Youth Health
About this service
Orygen Youth Health is a mental health service for young people aged 15 - 25 in the western and northwestern metropolitan region. OYH’s focus is on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.
As well as a service for young people and families, Orygen Youth Health provides training and secondary consultation to schools, youth services, community health and other service providers.
Orygen Youth Health services include case management, counselling and skills training, medication, group programs, peer support and family peer support services.
Orygen Youth Health has a specialist youth inpatient unit in Footscray for young people that require support or treatment in hospital.
When should a referral be made to OYH?
In general, a referral to OYH should be considered when the issues of concern have:
- Been persistent
- Affected many aspects of the young person's life
- Affected the young person's safety
- The young person has not responded to treatment already provided by another agency
9342 2800 / 1800 888 320 (Triage 24/7)
More information for service professionals
Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, Melton, Maribyrnong, Moreland, Moonee Valley, Hume, Wynham
Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM After Hours and Weekends call 1800 888 320
15 - 25 years
Young people aged 15 to 25 years in the Western and North western Metropolitan region.
- Service area
Young People aged 15 to 25 years
Drop in service
- Service for
Who can refer
Emergency referral and intake process
Contact 1800 888 320
- Who can refer