Anger itself isn't considered a mental health disorder but it can be a symptom of several other conditions such as depression, OCD and bipolar disorder. It can also be triggered by substance abuse. If you are struggling with anger issues but don't have an underlying mental health condition, the services below are an excellent resource to offer you advice and guidance.
All Saints Youth Project (ASYP) (Age 11-19)
ASYP provides counselling, recreational and informal educational opportunities for young people aged 11-19 years old (up to 25 years old for those with disabilities) and their parents. Support for those struggling with: relationships, feeling down/upset, past things that are difficult to cope with, making decisions, confidence and self-esteem. This team accepts self-referrals.
Telephone: 0121 443 1842.
Respect Phoneline is a confidential helpline, email and webchat service for domestic abuse perpetrators, victims and family/friends.
Helpline: 0808 8024040 (Monday-Friday; 9am-8pm)
Website: www.respectphoneline.org.uk. Online webchat open Wednesday Thursday and Friday; 10am-11am and 3pm-4pm.
Email: email@example.com. (Saturday and Sunday; 10am-12pm and 4pm-6pm)
Calm: Campaign Against Living Miserably
Our helpline and webchat service is for men in the UK who are down, angry or have hit a wall for any reason, who need to talk or find information and support. We have information online about Abuse, Alcohol & Drugs, Anger, Anxiety, Bereavement, Support After Suicide, Bi-Polar, Bullying, Depression, Divorce & Separation, Eating Disorders, Exam Stress, Financial Stress, Gambling, Hair Loss, Hearing voices, Homelessness, Impotence, being In Care, Masturbation, Mental Health, OCD, PTSD, Racism, Relationships, Self Harm, Sexuality, Suicide, Terminal Illness and Work Issues.
Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 open 5PM till midnight, 365 days a year.
Webchat: 5PM till midnight, 365 days a year.
Living Well Consortium (Age 16+)
The Living Well Consortium offers free health and wellbeing services across the West Midlands including counselling, self-help, therapy, creative therapies, support services and wellbeing services. Support is available for individuals struggling with a number of mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, OCD, anger, emotion regulation, PTSD and coping with long-term health conditions. This team accepts self-referrals.
Telephone: 0121 663 1217 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)
Open Door Youth Counselling (Age 12+)
Open Door Youth Counselling offer one-to-one counselling for young people aged 12-25. This team accepts referrals from GPs or Forward Thinking Birmingham.
Telephone: 0121 454 1116
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Telephone: 0300 123 3393 or text 86463 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 6pm except bank holidays)