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This year, we are thrilled that an emphasis is being placed on homeless youth in these counts, which means having a better grasp on the problem.  Youth homelessness is often invisible as young people conceal their circumstances. And, being overlooked in official homelessness counts has consequences. Inaccurate data translates to too few beds, too few drop-in centers, and too few resources to meet ever growing demands. - See more on the NRS blog: http://bit.ly/1dewFVB
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Just in time for Mental Wellness Month (January 2014) our new column “Do. You.” provides helpful tips on coping strategy, being more resilient, and working through problems: http://bit.ly/1lPMJCh
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Participating in Trauma Informed Care symposium: http://conta.cc/1cp5f29
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Join the National Runaway Safeline and other prominent national organizations this November to help prevent youth from running from home. 
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Our Let's Talk: Runaway Prevention Curriculum is available for free download on our website. Use it in your classroom, community center, or any other setting where teens can learn life skills and alternatives to running away.
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According to +Pew Research Center, America's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade and just as many expect it to grow even more accepting in the decade ahead. 
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This video has an awesome message of support for teens who feel alone.
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Rather than set weight loss goals, aim for adopting a healthier lifestyle. Some tips from Call Center Supervisor Stacey Long just in time for Mental Wellness Month!
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The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) has launched the results from its Youth and Parent Tips Campaign 2013. Check them out and share with other youth and parents.
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A mother turns to the National Runaway Safeline for support after her daughter leaves home.
Not long after her daughter left home, after she’d called her daughter’s friends and teachers, and then the police to file a runaway report, Janice was at the end of her rope. As a single mother, she felt so many emotions, but didn’t know where to turn or who to talk to about her situation.
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Do you have tips you think every parent or teen should have in their arsenal? Share it with us, and it may be featured on our website after review by an expert panel!
http://www.1800runaway.org/get_involved/youth_and_parent_tips_campaign_2013/
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Have them in circles
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Jasleen Jaswal Vines's profile photo
Alexsandra Najda's profile photo
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Mike Lightner's profile photo
Jackson Frame's profile photo
Michael Ward's profile photo
Safe Start Center's profile photo
Amila Pathum's profile photo
Livecharity Corporation's profile photo
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1-800-786-2929 (24-hour hotline), 773-880-9860 (administrative)
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Here to Listen, Here to Help.
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The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.