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Issues with Addiction Advocacy in the Autistic Community

Addiction is a debilitating and potentially life threatening psychiatric condition. It comes in many forms, from nicotine addiction, to heroin, then ranging through less talked-about addictions such as gambling. Addiction

Autistic addiction advocacy: A lonely endeavour

…harm us. I never imagined that I would face a similar loneliness as an addiction advocate. Addiction advocacy is such an important topic for the autistic community. We are a…

The Unexplored Link Between Autism and Substance Abuse 

addiction treatment centers are poorly suited for autistic people as providers often know very little about autism (Gray-Hammond, 2020). A prominently-practiced technique in addiction treatment centers involve addiction therapy, like…

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