National Runaway Safeline

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You Don't Have to Go Through This Alone: V's Story
Watch the story of one youth who found help through the National Runaway Safeline

A young woman tells her story.

Feel Safe Again: S's story
Watch the story of one youth who didn't feel safe at home and found help through the National Runaway Safeline.

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Carrying the Messages of Runaway Prevention Month Forward Beyond November
Learn about free materials organizations can distribute to prevent and end youth homelessness year-round.

A young person telling their story.

Don't Be Afraid to Ask For Help: N's Story
Watch the story of one youth who felt more at home with friends on the street and the help found through the National Runaway Safeline.

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National Runaway Prevention Month: Promoting Awareness
Discover some easy ways to spread the word about National Runaway Prevention Month throughout your network.

A young woman using the National Runaway Safeline's live chat.

From the National Runaway Safeline: Janet’s Story of Abuse
A young woman uses the National Runaway Safeline live chat service to find a way out of a physically and emotionally abusive home environment.

A concerned man makes a telephone call.

From the National Runaway Safeline: A Parent of a Runaway Teen Shares His Experience
Learn what steps a parent should take when a youth runs away from home.

A worried young man.

From the National Runaway Safeline: Jack's Runaway Teen Story
A young man kicked out of his home for being gay reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

A homeless young man.

More Youth Seeking Help Cite Abuse and Neglect, New Report Says
The National Runaway Safeline looks at trends in its calls, texts, and online connections across various points in time.

A serious young man.

From the National Runaway Safeline: Marco’s Story of Child Abuse
A young man facing troubles at home reaches out to the Family and Youth Services Bureau's national communication system for runaway and homeless youth.

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