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Andrea was in a desperate situation. This Runaway Reality story illustrates how NRS helped a youth escape from sex trafficking. By Katelynn Delevan.
We receive calls from youth in crisis every day. They each have their own unique story. They also have their own unique issue(s) that they need our help to resolve.
“Julie was very proactive about the situation and had been communicating with her daughter when it suddenly stopped.”
“If you think that you need help, don’t question it. Even if you have a thousand voices in your head or doubt in your head, just go with that feeling that’s in your gut.”
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.
He was unaware of Greyhound Bus and NRS’ Home Free program when he spoke to NRS frontline team member Joyce, and was elated to learn that he’d be able to get a free bus ticket home if his situation qualified.
“All of our liners are super supportive of each other, and it’s very clear when someone is on a difficult call.”
Janet used NRS’ live chat service to find a way out of a physically and emotionally abusive home environment. Here is her story on dealing with abuse.
“You don’t know who is on the other end of that line. [Their experience can] be a lot closer to you than you think.”
Learn more about Jack and his experience with our crisis services center.