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									                                        Anger Management
Why do kids get angry?                                                   Tips for Parents
Anger is a completely normal human feeling - even for                    • Teach your teen to recognize all feelings including
young people. Kids experience the wide range of feelings                   anger; encourage your teen to label their angry feelings.
that adults feel, including anger. All of these emotions                 • Model a good example; express your anger in a direct,
are healthy if they are managed in a positive way.                         non-aggressive way.

What happens when anger is not                                           • Encourage your teen to talk about their feelings to you
                                                                           or anyone they trust
managed well?
When anger is not managed well it can build up inside a                  • Talk with your teen about why they feel angry;
                                                                           sometimes the reasons may not be obvious.
person.This can lead to health problems such as
depression or may result in angry outbursts. Parents                     • Encourage regular physical activity to help reduce
may see their children having problems with school                         stress. Stressed teens cannot cope with their anger
                                                                           positively.
work, relationships, self-esteem, and coping skills1.
                                                                         • Help your teen to see the humour in situations; it’s
For more information call the                                              better to laugh at situations than to act out in anger.
Region of Peel – Public Health at 905-799-7700                           • If your teen’s anger problems are serious, consult your
or visit peelregion.ca/health                                              family doctor or call the Region of Peel – Public Health.
Helpful websites: cmha.ca
1
 American Psychological Association Online (2003) Retrieved:2003-04-25
http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/anger.html
Anger
   Management
Why do teens get angry?

Anger is a completely normal human feeling - even for
young people.Teens experience the wide range of feelings
that adults feel, including anger. All of these emotions are
healthy if they are managed in a positive way.

What happens when anger is
not managed well?

When anger is not managed well it can build up inside a
person.This can lead to health problems such as depression
or may result in angry outbursts. Parents may see their teen
having problems with school work, relationships, self-
esteem, and coping skills1.




Tips for Parents
G   Teach your teen to recognize all feelings including anger;
    encourage your teen to label their angry feelings.
G   Model a good example; express your anger in a direct,
    non-aggressive way.
G   Encourage your teen to talk about their feelings to you
    or anyone they trust
G   Talk with your teen about why they feel angry;
    sometimes the reasons may not be obvious.
G   Encourage regular physical activity to help reduce stress.
    Stressed teens cannot cope with their anger positively.
G   Help your teen to see the humour in situations; it’s
    better to laugh at situations than to act out in anger.
G   If your teen’s anger problems are serious, consult your
    family doctor or call the Region of Peel – Public Health.

             For more information call the
     Region of Peel – Public Health at 905-799-7700
              or visit peelregion.ca/health

Helpful websites:
cmha.ca

1
 American Psychological Association Online (2003) Retrieved:2003-04-25
http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/anger.html

								
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