Teen Runaways and Missing Youth: Parents Who Need to Find Their Runaway Teen

"My teen has run away, what do I do?", is a question I hear frequently from parents beside themselves with both worry and frustration. Approximately 2 million teens between the ages of 13 and 17 run away from home each year. In the state of Florida the number of teen runaways was at 160 per day in 1999. The majority of runaways are Caucasian and from middle to upper income families. The most common reason that children runaway is family friction over such issues as curfew, truancy, behavior, dress code, academic performance, and the child’s choice of friends. Children also may choose to run away because of problems they are afraid to face such as bullying at school, pregnancy, sexual orientation or troubled teen program may be the only option left. Zion Educational Systems is a website for programs for

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