Rage rooms may consist of fake living rooms and kitchens with replicas of furnishings and objects such as televisions and desks. The company may allow clients to bring their own possessions to destroy.
The first rage rooms to open were likely in Japan in 2008 or earlier. The concept spread to other countries, such as Serbia, England, and Argentina. Today, there are hundreds of rage rooms in cities in the United States such as Denver, Huntsville, Tucson, Austin, Milwaukee, Buffalo, Charleston, Rochester, Hampton, Eugene, Charlotte, Ogden and American Fork.
In an article published in July 2019, John Huber, a clinical forensic psychologist, said about rage rooms: "Therapy is very beneficial all the way around. I think this is a stopgap. I think if you use it in conjunction with therapy this would be great."
In February 2021, Colline di tristezza, an anonymous Italian artist, proposed to set up rage rooms and crying rooms in hospitals, nursing homes, and schools to decrease the risk of Burnout felt by staff. 
Safety is paramount when operating a rage room business. While rage rooms provide a safe space for destroying items, there are always obvious risks involved with sessions, including slipping and falling, flying debris from items being smashed, and emotional injury. Because of this, all rage room establishments have required participants to wear safety gear, and sign a liability waiver. Also, to prevent liability lawsuits and to satisfy insurance requirements, participants usually have to be at least 18 years old (18 if using the room alone, or 13 if accompanied by a responsible adult, who must sign the waiver on the child's behalf; minimum age limit varies by location), due to the dangers involved, any pregnant women, intoxicated, injured or sick persons are usually forbidden.
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