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Autism is a life-long condition. It affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. People with  autism or a learning disability find it harder than others to learn, understand and communicate.

Domestic abuse can happen to anyone. It’s described as any incident or pattern of incidents that are: controlling, coercive, threatening, violent.

Mental health is about how we think, feel and behave. 1 in 4 people in the UK have a mental health problem which affects their daily life, relationships or physical health.

Self care and self management for people with a disability are terms that are used regularly in today’s society, particularly by the NHS and associated health and social care organisations.

Information about sexual health, protection from sexual transmitted infections, contraception and details of organisations that can provide you with expert advice and guidance.

There are a range of support groups in Newcastle that help, advise and support people through difficulties including offering emotional support to those people dealing with illness, social isolation, end of life or a long term condition.