This section looks at how addiction can affect autistic people and what we can do to help
Addiction can happen to anybody and it is just as likely to affect the lives of autistic people as non-autistic people.
People often develop an addiction if they are struggling to cope with everyday life or have a particular difficulty in their lives. For some people, an addiction helps them to live with these challenges but that addiction is likely to cause further problems.
This section explores how addiction might affect autistic people and where to get help and support.
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