Managing Anger (COD Lesson)
Everyone gets angry occasionally, but sometimes people have problems managing and expressing anger appropriately. Feelings of anger can be a major trigger for a relapse because using alcohol or drugs to manage strong or difficult emotions may have become a pattern over time. This lesson will help you understand the difference between anger and aggression. It describes the relationship between anger and selfishness. You will learn specific techniques to manage your anger, regain emotional control, and learn how to handle irritations and frustrations without resorting to picking up a drink or using a drug.