Dealing with Teen Anger
What are the types of anger that teens have to deal with?
- They feel irritable and uncomfortable.
- They are frequently in a bad mood and aloof.
- They want to self-harm.
- They constantly get into arguments.
- They have suicidal thoughts.
5 Techniques for Anger Management
1) Using the right words
2) Having a Break
3) Talking to someone close to them
4) Breathing and relaxation techniques
5) Looking for the positive side of life
Key Healthcare Programs: Teen Anger Management Treatment
Teen IOP — (Intensive Outpatient Program)
This is an organized program that caters to children and teens aged 12-17 who experience moderate to severe issues every day of their lives. This program allows them to live at home while providing them with support and treatment every week. The goal of a teen IOP is to teach responsibility, boost productivity, and make them feel better again.
The Los Angeles PHP For Teens program comes with a higher level of support than a Teen IOP. It’s an intensive outpatient treatment for teens that struggle with erratic behavior, depression, anxiety, or addiction. They will interact with medical health professionals eight hours a day, five days a week. Teens will be focusing solely on their treatment program with no distractions, increasing their confidence and boosting their self-esteem.
In some cases, a more immersive treatment environment may be beneficial. Our residential treatment centers for teens provide a supportive and structured environment where teens can focus fully on their recovery.
Mentorship programs — (Key Mentoring)
In Key Mentoring, a mentor will be paired with someone who needs help. They will offer guidance and stimulate positive development. Teens will share whatever they have on their minds with someone who understands what they are going through.
Some therapies offered at Key Healthcare
- Family Therapy — This type of therapy can help a family communicate, resolve conflicts, and create a peaceful relationship at home. Family therapy is a group effort by all the members, who will seek to strengthen and deepen their relationship with each other.
- Group Therapy & Individual Therapy — During Individual teen therapy and Teen group therapy, adolescents can socialize with others and understand their stories, beliefs, and the reasons behind their situations. This also allows teens to develop their communication skills. Moreover, it teaches them to share ideas with other people and understand themselves better in the process.
- Adventure Therapy — Having fun in recovery is key to long-term sobriety. This therapy is effective for treating mental issues. It is a proven process that has teens going out of their comfort zones. It usually takes place outdoors and involves a variety of tasks and games. Teens must learn to cooperate, trust, and be comfortable sharing things with others.