State-based youth health organisations
? The Centre's website is accessed through the larger Community Oriented Paediatric and Adolescent Services, Royal Children's Hospital website. The Centre for Adolescent Health aims to improve the health and well-being of young people in Victoria from 10 - 24 years of age through the provision of: clinical services; community peer and parent support programs; education and training; health promotional programs in settings relevant for young people; and research into health risk behaviours and factors which protect young people from harm.
ORYGEN is a unique organisation made up of a specialist youth mental health service, a research centre and a range of education, advocacy and health promotion activities. The overall goal of ORYGEN is to integrate knowledge gained from clinical practice and research activities to implement, and advocate for, high quality mental health services for young people. Their clinical program is part of Victoria?s public mental health system and provides mental health assessment and treatment to young people aged 15 to 24 years who live in the western and northwestern areas of Melbourne.