Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.




January 2010

National runaway switchboard

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Cases of young people who find it necessary to run away from home for whatever reason prompted the United States Federal Government to set up the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS). This is a confidential communication system that offers services to the runaways and also their relatives. The NRS receives calls from runaways or their relatives who may be reporting their plight. For most of the runaways, they seek a person…