Help! My Child Runs Away!


A child running away can be a scary thing for a parent to deal with. This article provides some insight into why children sometimes run away and warning signs to look for. Also included is what to do when your child is missing, what to do when they return, and some ideas that may help prevent them from running away.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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