Every year, many people go missing for a variety of reasons. More than 70,000 young people run away from home or from care, for example, though most return safely. However, it is not just the young who go missing.
If you feel you're trapped in a difficult situation and are thinking of running away, then consider trying to contact some of these services first: most are free, confidential and might be able to help you, whatever's going on in your life. Likewise, there are contacts here for those who are left behind.
A charity to help if some you care about has gone missing. Support, advice and practical help.
If your under 18 and worried about anything, you can get help day or night by phoning Childline Cymru for free or by going to their website for more information about how they can help you. The adults who answer your calls are there to help you with any problem in your life. If you're hard of hearing, you can also use a text phone on the number given.
The NSPCC stand up for children's rights by listening to them, helping them and making them safe when needed.
A free confidential helpline for those under 17 who've run away form home or from care.
A web channel with a wealth of information about all kinds of subjects for those between 11-25 years old, living in Wales. This includes what's on, your health, education and other important topics as you grow up.