What Is Anger Replacement Therapy (ART)?


While it is often an uncomfortable feeling, anger is a natural emotion. Further, no person is a stranger to the feeling of anger. It is a primary, natural emotion that has evolved through human nature as a survival mechanism. The purpose of anger is to redirect us from danger and inflict the body's fight-or-flight response. Despite anger being an appropriate emotion to experience as a result of life circumstances, if left unmanaged, it can cause problematic and concerning behavior. Anger and Substance Use Many people that struggle with addiction and substance use disorders (SUDs) also struggle with behavioral issues, such as [...]