Meeting the needs of autistic adults in mental health services

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This guidance is for integrated care boards, health organisations and wider system partners and provides advice on how to improve the quality, accessibility and acceptability of care and support for autistic adults to meet their mental health needs, both in the community and in inpatient settings. It outlines 10 principles for implementation and provides practical examples of how these principles may be applied.



Accessible content. Published 12 December 2023.


PDF version. Published 12 December 2023.