Often young people run away to escape a bad situation, but sometimes running away can mean they end up in an even worse place or in a situation that they don’t want to be in. These situations might include:
It’s tough when you run away and there are some things you need to think about before you do – if you do at all. You may have options you didn’t realise you had. And if you have made your decision to go then there are ways you can stay safe – ways Runaway Helpline can still help you with and many other organisations who can help you get the support you need.