RELAX: Alternatives to Anger

 4-week series - Each session is 1.5 hours
Wednesdays: Jan. 22 - Feb. 12, 2020
1 - 2:30 p.m.

Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems
Burnside Training Center
129 E. Burnside Street, Caro, MI 48723

How individuals handle their anger and stress effects a radius of people around them. Through presentations, group discussion and skill-building activities, participants will learn what anger is, what triggers anger, calming down and de-stressing methods, the principles of problem solving, effective communication skills and forgiving and letting go of the past. This multi-session program can be provided in a variety of community educational settings.

The goal of Alternatives to Angers is to help young people, parents and caregivers foster health relationships so they can live, learn and grow in a safe, affirming and fair environment free from violence, abuse, bullying and harassment. Youth, parents and caregivers will learn to better manage their anger and stress at home and in the workplace.

Participants will learn:

  • What is anger
  • What triggers that anger and how to cope.
  • Calming down and de-stressing methods 
  • Problem solving
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Forgiving and letting go of the past.

Cost: Free


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

If you have questions or would like to register for the series, please contact Kris Swartzendruber at or 989-672-3870.