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Son autistic and so lonely
Hi, I've an adult autistic son age 28, he was diagnosed at age 24, he also suffers from suicidal ideation and self harms also anxiety and depression, he was home educated from age 13 due to bullying in school and that included a couple of the teachers!! Anyway it's just him and myself and he's so lonely, he's never had a friend due to anxiety around people ,unable make eye contact etc,he had a thirty session course of psychology after diagnosis and has had no help since ,I self referred him to mental health but he was too scared to go and begged me to cancel it which I did ,I'm thinking now that was a mistake because he is extremely depressed, I worry about him because I'm getting older now and my health is bad, I want to see him happy he's such a lovely gentle man, any advice would be great, we live in Wigan area