Dr. Simon Rice

Dr. Simon Rice is a Clinical Psychologist and Principal Research Fellow based at Orygen, Centre for Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship. Simon leads Orygen’s young men’s mental health research area, and also works in the area of athlete mental health.

Simon has a long standing interest in men’s mental health, and including depression and suicidality in men. His work focuses on gender-appropriate assessment and intervention, with a view to improved service design and delivery for men and young men. His work has been recognised through competitive national and international grants and fellowships.

Simon practices as a clinician at the Orygen’s Youth Mood Clinic early intervention service supporting young people and their caregivers following recent suicide attempt. He has a number of active collaborative projects with the Men’s Health Research Program at the University of British Columbia.