> Skip to content
About the book
  • Published: 1 February 2010
  • ISBN: 9780143009061
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

When to Really Worry

Mental health problems in teenagers and what to do about them




An essential reference guide for parents, teachers or anyone who works with adolescents from Australia's leading expert.

When does normal teenage behaviour become something you really need to worry about? When to Really Worry by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will help you find out.
In this insightful book, one of Australia's leading authorities on adolescent mental health, Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, offers practical information on the symptoms, causes and treatment for everything from ADHD and eating disorders to anxiety and depression.

Michael also includes tips on detecting early warning signs, encouraging your teenager to visit a doctor, finding a youth-friendly GP, counsellor or therapist, and navigating the public mental health system.

When to Really Worry is an essential reference for parents, teachers, coaches or anyone who works with young people.

  • Pub date: 1 February 2010
  • ISBN: 9780143009061
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Michael Carr-Gregg

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is an adolescent psychologist, a well-respected speaker and one of Australia's leading authorities on teenage behaviour. In 1985 he founded CanTeen, the acclaimed cancer patients' support group for teenagers in New Zealand and Australia.

Carr-Gregg has been a regular on Melbourne radio 3AW, the resident parenting expert on Channel 7's Sunrise and a regular on its Morning Show. He has written several bestselling books on parenting, including Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome 2.0, Beyond Cyberbullying and When to Really Worry. He has also worked with organisations including Reach Out and beyondblue and has been the 'Agony Uncle' for Girlfriend magazine. He has won many awards for his work.

Also by Michael Carr-Gregg

See all

Related titles