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May 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Family Dynamics, Abuse and Peer Problems Are Among the Most Reported Issues Among Youth In Crisis

 The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) annually reviews data collected from its calls and online chats where it provides crisis services. From...

Apr 29, 2014, 07:00 ET

More Youth Run Away Who Have Binge-Drinking Parents, Been in Foster Care or Lived Away From Their Parents

Many family characteristics are predictors of youth runaway behavior, as determined in a new study released today by the National Runaway Safeline...

Apr 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

National Runaway Safeline Announces 2014 Volunteer of the Year

 Joyce Sapir of Deerfield, Ill., is being honored as the 2014 National Runaway Safeline (NRS) Volunteer of the Year for her commitment to...

Nov 01, 2013, 08:00 ET

"Here to Listen, Here to Help" During National Runaway Prevention Month in November

The National Runaway Safeline and its Partners Bring Awareness to the Youth Runaway Issue  Every day – 24/7 – the National...

Nov 01, 2013, 08:00 ET

Award-Winning Author Nami Mun Receives the 2013 "Spirit of Youth" Award From the National Runaway Safeline

Author and National Runaway Safeline (NRS) volunteer Nami Mun received NRS' 2013 "Spirit of Youth" award, which recognizes her work and dedication...

May 07, 2013, 08:00 ET
National Runaway Switchboard.  (PRNewsFoto/National Runaway Switchboard)

Youth Reporting Higher Levels of Economic Problems, Increasingly Dependent on Safety Net of Shelters According to Annual Trend Report

The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) has found that youth in crisis are reporting higher levels of economic problems with an increase of 14 percent...

Jan 15, 2013, 08:42 ET

The National Runaway Switchboard Becomes the National Runaway Safeline on Jan. 15

Starting today, the National Runaway Switchboard begins doing business as the National Runaway Safeline. As the go-to resource for America's...