Mental health crises can feel never-ending in the moment, but keeping a list of go-to strategies to reference when you’re in that kind of state of mind can help you cope.
The teen years can be a turbulent time for families and a particularly challenging time for neurodivergent youth. From new social pressures to their changing bodies, autistic teens experience unique social, cognitive, and emotional changes. However, adolescents can thrive during their teen years when supported and safe.
Dealing with autistic burnout in adulthood can be a huge challenge. Here are some tips that can help you cope.
The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism is meant for Autistic adults, family members, professionals, policy-makers & leaders. The goal of the guide is to provide knowledge about the factors that can impact Autistic mental health. It highlights how context & individual experiences play roles one’s mental health, and how societal acceptance and appreciation of autism is critical for the better support and well-being of Autistic adults.
Jake Anthony is an AutismBC content collaborator and an advocate for people with diverse abilities.
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