There are lots of reasons why you might be thinking of leaving or going missing. It can feel stressful and hard to decide what to do. We have information and suggestions on ways you can stay safe and decide what to do.What to do if you’re thinking of leaving
You may be ‘missing’ if you’re away from where you live, which means people might be looking for you. Read on to explore your options, find out your rights and where to get help from.What to do if you’re away from home
We know that going home isn’t easy. There are probably still issues you need to face, and it might be difficult to talk about what’s happened or what to do next. Read our guidance for ideas and tips on how to manage, and get help if you need it.What to do once you’re back
There are a number of ways we we can help
Read more information about how we can support you, talk to people for you and get you the help you need.
It is not a crime to go missing, and if the police are looking for you, it is to check you are ok. Read more about your rights.
Understand what it means if you have received a TextSafe message from us.
We know that lots of people who go missing are experiencing poor mental health. You are not alone. Find out what you can do.
If you do leave home it is important that you are safe. Read some tips here.
It can be hard to open up, and explain to people what is going on for you. Read our guidance on how you can do this.