Co-designing with young people: The fundamentals

Co-designing with young people: The fundamentals

15 July 2019

This guide explains what co-design is and how to successfully implement it in the youth mental health space.

This guide has been published by Orygen: The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and was developed with members of Orygen’s Youth Advisory Council and Primary Health Network Advisory Group.

The guide aims to assist Primary Health Networks and youth mental health services in the design, commissioning and delivery of mental healthcare for young people. The guide covers: 

  • What is co-design and how does it differ from other forms of participation?
  • What are the opportunities to co-design?
  • What do young people say about being involved in co-design?
  • How can young people be supported to be active participants?
  • Where can useful resources be accessed?

Access the guide via the Orygen website.

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