Help for Anger Problems
Help for Anger Problems
Use one of the following resources if you are or know of a parent or caregiver having trouble controlling angry feelings. Actions done in moments of anger can be harmful and abusive.
- Check your local phone book or provincial website for resources on getting help in your area.
- Parents Anonymous. Self-help groups serving parents under stress as well as abused children are available throughout Canada, Europe and the United States. To locate a group in your area, check the listings in your phone book under Parents Anonymous.
- Social service departments. Many social service agencies involved with child abuse investigation also offer services to parents under stress. Agencies are listed in the phone book, usually under provincial services.
- Childhelp Line. The Childhelp line serves Canada and the United States to provide referrals and counselling at 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453).
- Kids' Help Phone. Call for services offered in your area: 1-800-668-6868.
- Government of Alberta: Family Violence Prevention
- Family Violence Info Line 310-1818 (no area code required, toll-free 24/7 in Alberta)
- Bullying Helpline 1-888-456-2323 (no area code required, toll-free 24/7 in Alberta)
British Columbia hotlines
- Child Abuse Prevention Website: Helpline
- 310-1234 (no area code required, toll-free in British Columbia)
- Government of Saskatchewan: Child Protection
- Go to www.socialservices.gov.sk.ca/child-protection.pdf for a list of local child protection offices and their contact information.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine|
|Last Revised||July 19, 2013|
Last Revised: July 19, 2013
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