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When 17-year-old Elaina* messaged us on our Live Chat platform she just had a severe argument with her parents. It started when she expressed that…
When Isaak* called 1-800-RUNAWAY about his 15-year-old missing son, two things caught Stephanie’s attention: the dire sound of distress in his voice, and the fact that police had refused to file a report.
When Avery* decided to call 1-800-RUNAWAY, she had already been homeless and surviving on the streets for ten months. She was sitting on the…
After 15 year old Alandra’s mother was deported to Mexico, everything changed.
“You are 18 now and it is time for you to be a man. You are not welcome in this home anymore.”
José* called wanting to know more about how he could get emancipated. He was having problems at home.
Learn more about Dakotah’s Runaway Reality story, taken from National Runaway Safelines’ (NRS) crisis services center.
Learn more about Kiara’s contact with the National Runaway Safeline.
“Every holiday that I worked, we received no shortage of calls, emails, and live chats from youth and families in crisis.”
Lack of family acceptance is a critical factor for the health and safety of youth who identify as LGBTQ.