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.
The Runaway Helpline can only provide services to children and young people within the United Kingdom, and information and advice on this site relates to the UK only.I understand