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Signs You Need Anger Management Therapy as a Part of Detox

Anger rears its ugly head in a myriad of ways for different people. In some cases, a fire is first lit in the pit of a person’s stomach. For others, an overwhelmingly quiet but seething reaction is how anger first starts to build. Extreme anger is an unhealthy emotion that can not only damage relationships but also lead to additional problems, including drug and alcohol use. Still, anger is a normal human emotion and if managed properly through the lessons learned during an anger management therapy program in Florida, does not need to be destructive or unhealthy. If you or someone you love is currently exploring anger management therapy, they may also benefit from a combination of anger management therapy and detox. Contact United Recovery Project Detox online or call us at 833.525.0166 today to learn how we can help the most important people in your life cope with their anger.

Causes Of Anger

Anger is a normal reaction to events and issues all human beings face throughout life, including:

  • Stress
  • Disappointment
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Relationship problems
  • Economic pressures
  • Mental health disorders

Those with co-occurring disorders, like drug and alcohol use or other mental health issues, are more susceptible to anger.

Signs You Need Anger Management Therapy And Detox

It may be strange to learn, but when expressed in a healthy way, and with control and consideration, there is nothing abnormal about getting angry. However, when anger is not expressed and suppressed, it can emerge as fiery explosions. This can be harmful to yourself as well as to those around you, the people you care deeply about.

The following behaviors could be indicative of anger control management issues. If you recognize these issues in someone close to you, they may benefit from anger management therapy in Florida:

Physical Response to Anger

Depending on how you were raised and the environment you are currently in, anger could have been presented to you as a taboo emotion. This is dangerous because it creates an atmosphere in which people may struggle with knowing how and when to express themselves. This can be problematic because it ultimately encourages the bottling up of emotions. You may notice this in a loved one who regularly responds to anger with physical antics and small displays of emotive actions.

Some of the signs of this kind of anger include:

  • Rubbing your head
  • Pacing
  • Sarcasm
  • Craving drugs or alcohol
  • Raising your voice

Substance Abuse

To numb angry emotions and feelings, some will turn to harmful substances. Drug and alcohol use and abuse are common in people with anger issues. Therefore, anger management therapy and detox can be managed simultaneously to encourage a full recovery as your loved one continues on the path toward a happier and healthier life.

Emotional Response to Anger

Another common response to anger is through an emotionally charged reaction. If your loved one suffers from an intense emotional reaction to anger, they may get:

  • Irritated
  • Sad
  • Guilty
  • Resentful
  • Anxious
  • The desire to flee the anger-inducing situation

Impacted by Triggers

If your anger manifests itself through violence or emotional outbursts and those events are triggered by drinking or other situations you can control, you may benefit greatly from an anger management therapy program in Florida with United Recovery.


One of the most tragic ways anger manifests itself is when it leads to self-harming actions. Typically this is because it isn’t able to be expressed outwardly or in a healthy manner, so the focus is inward and negative, leading to feelings of isolation and self-harm. Those struggling with depression are more vulnerable to these kinds of angry feelings and may start acting on them quietly.

Outward Aggression

Finally, the most common sign that a person could benefit from anger management therapy in Florida is when the level of anger builds to the point where they shout, swear, cause abuse that’s violent physically and/or emotionally.

Learn More at United Recovery Project Detox

If you or someone you love could use help in achieving a way to express healthy anger, they can learn how to reflect on their emotions and their triggers through anger management therapy and detox. Contact United Recovery Project Detox using our secure online form or call us at 833.525.0166 today.