Location: Wilmington, New hanover County, NC

Oversight: This program receives funding and/or oversight by DPS.

Length of service: 4 to 6 months

Coastal Horizons will expand our anger management group in Bladen County. Using Aggression Replacement Training (ART) which is an evidenced based intervention design to alter the behavior of chronically aggressive youth. It is designed to teach a broad curriculum of pro-social behaviors and anger control to empower youth to modify their own anger. It improves anger control, decreases the frequency of acting-out behaviors, and increases the frequency of constructive, pro-social behaviors.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • Family - family relationship quality
  • School - school behavior
  • Community and peers - anti-social influences
  • Mental health - treatment
  • Aggression - animal cruelty
  • Aggression - bullying/threatening
  • Aggression - firestarting
  • Aggression - violence (physical aggression)
  • Attitudes - attitudes toward authority
  • Attitudes - victim awareness
  • Skills - self-regulation skills
  • Skills - social skills

Minimum Age Served: 6
Maximum Age Served: : Adult
Target Gender: : All

After Hours Availability:


Enrollment Requirement: :

  • Referral form
  • Other

Counties Served:


Program Classification:

Mental Health And Substance Use
> Individual Counseling
--> Aggression Replacement Training

Payment Type:

  • No charge