Children can be at risk on transport for a variety of reasons. Do you know what to look out for

Are you worried about your own child? Around a third of the children that come to the attention of British Transport Police have run away from home or care.  Find out more about the issue and what to do if a child runs away from home.

Are you worried about your child for another reason or just need someone to talk to? You can get information and advice from these free helplines:

Samaritans 116 123 -  a helpline for emotional support, talk any time you like, about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call the helpline, email jo@samaritans.org, write or visit a branch. Find out more

Family Lives - a confidential and free helpline service. Call 0808 800 2222 for information, advice, guidance and support on any aspect of parenting and family life. Open Mon-Fri 9am–9pm, and Sat-Sun 10am–3pm. Find out more

NSPCC Adult Helpline: 0808 800 5000 – for adults who are worried about a child, who want advice, or who are seeking information.

MIND Infoline:- information about different types of mental health problems and where to get help.  Call 0300 123 3393, Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm. Find out more

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