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Anger Violence Issues

What is anger?
Anger is one of the most important human emotions and part of the basic fight or flight survival response. It is with us from birth to death and can be an asset or a liability, depending how we use it. Anger can be expressed in the form of crying, teasing, yelling, sarcasm, attack, depression, violence, suicide, pouting, silence, aggression, and violence. When we cannot get what we want, when we are frustrated, or our desires are not fulfilled, and when we are assaulted, we become angry. Anger helps us survive assaults, correct injustices, grow, be independent, and establish better values.

What do we offer?

The Anger Violence Program at Family Counseling Services, Inc. is designed to assess and provide treatment for an array of anger and violence problems. Each client undergoes an individual assessment (screening) and individual program assessment to determine the appropriate treatment format. Family Counseling Services, Inc. is a founding member and active participant in the Athens/Clarke and Oconee Counties Domestic Violence Task Force. Our Family Violence Intervention Program is certified by the Georgia Commission on Family Violence. [We are a state certified Family Violence Intervention Provider (see listing).]

Anger Violence Resources

Helpful Links

Family Violence Prevention Fund or call (415) 252-8900

Language Interpreter -AT&T Language Line
Call this number to have someone interpret for you over the phone. There is a charge for this service from ATT - 1 800 528 5888

National Domestic Violence Hotline
For 24-hour, confidential assistance, call (800) 799-SAFE.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Can assist if there is a fear of child abduction and steps necessary to prevent kidnapping - interstate or outside United States, call 1-800-THE-LOST

National Sexual Assault Hotline
For 24-hour, confidential assistance, call (800) 656-HOPE.

NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund or call, ( 212) 925-6635

Project Safe
P.O. Box 7532, Athens, GA 30604
For 24-hour, confidential information and services about domestic violence, call (706) 543-3331.

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