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How can I help myself?

ANGER AND AGGRESSION

Anger is the name we give to a particular form of human energy,it is a basic emotion that everyone experiences at some point. Sometimes we may find it hard to control that anger.

 

If you are struggling to manage anger or aggression, there is a lot of support and advice online to help you.

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This link from Mind talks you through what anger is.

 

 

 

Anger Management tips from Centre 33

 

 

 

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There is a great page on young minds to support young people who want to manage anger issues, as well as a support page for parents who are worried about their child's anger.

 

 

 NHS choices also have great advice for parents on managing anger

Recommended reading

There are also a number of books that can be useful in understanding anger in yourself or others:

 

Managing Anger:Simple steps to dealing with frustration and threat by Gael Lindenfield ( Thorstons ,2000)

Working with Anger and Young People By Nick Luxmore (Jessica Kingsley, 2006)

Anger Management :A pratical guide for working with Children and Young People by Adrian Faupel. Elizabeth Herrick and Peter Sharp ( Routledge,2017)

BBC Radio 1 has some great information on anger and aggression and how to deal with it see HERE!

 

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