‘When angry, count to 10 before you speak; if very angry – to a hundred’

Thomas Jefferson

Third President of the USA (from 1801 to 1809)

Results of countrywide poll in the UK

These results were published in a report prepared by The Mental Health Foundation under the title: ‘Boiling Point: Problem of anger and what we can do about it’.

Founded in 1949, The Mental Health Foundation is the leading UK charity working in mental health and learning disabilities. You can download the full report and find out more about their work by visiting their website:  www.mentalhealth.org.uk

  • Adults who regularly lose their temper at work 45% 45%
  • People who are not on speaking terms with their neighbours 33% 33%
  • Drivers who say they have been involved in road rage incidents 80% 80%
  • People who wouldn’t know where to seek help with an anger problem 58% 58%

Where Do People Experience Anger?


On the road


At work


At home


On Holiday


What Can I Do?

See suggestions on things you can do to help you control your anger.

How Can I Help?

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