VA Mental Health Services
Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It can range from mild irritation to rage.Â Different people experience different triggers. The most common triggers are stress,Â frustration, disappointment and annoyance.
Everyone gets angry, but it becomes a problem when it happens too often andÂ negatively affect daily life. To help those looking to manage their anger the DepartmentÂ of Veterans Affairs developed Anger & Irritability Management Skills (AIMS).
AIMS was specifically created to help with understanding personal anger triggers. ItÂ teaches skills for effective conflict resolution and communication. It allows users toÂ develop their own personalized anger management plan. The plan then can then be.
While AIMS is especially useful for those with a military background, it is free,Â confidential and available to everyone. There is no login required and users are free toÂ go at their own pace.
AIMS is part of the Veterans Online Self-Help Resource Center. The ResourceÂ Center also features Moving Forward and Parenting for Servicemembers andÂ Veterans. These resources teach ways to solve problems and help parents reconnectÂ with their children.
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