Mental health problems and disorders in young people are increasing in frequency and severity, with one in five children and adolescents affected. From ADHD and Eating Disorders to Depression, Drug Taking and Suicide, this book offers practical advice on how to detect early warning signs, and advises what to do when things really are going wrong.
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 . 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.
Michael Carr-Gregg is Australia's leading authority on teenage behaviour and a practising psychologist specialising in the area of parenting adolescents and adolescent mental health. He is the bestselling author of Surviving Adolescents, The Princess Bitchface Syndrome and Real Wired Child.