Monday, 21 January 2019

Blue Monday- 5 things that can help you get through

Oh Monday, universally the most hated day of the week, but this Monday the most evil of all Monday’s …. Blue Monday. The 21st of Jan claims to be the ‘most depressing day of the year’ but not this time, we have some self-care tips that we hope will help you combat the sadness.

Friday, 21 December 2018

Simple things and shortcuts

Jo Youle Missing People CEO reflects on the things that matter. Jo talks about there being there being "no short-cut to the long run"

Christmas with a missing loved one

Val, mother of missing Damien Nettles writes about how hard it can be to have a missing loved one at Christmas.

Monday, 17 December 2018

My missing story: Rachel Pickthall

Missing is an issue that affects around a million people each year in the UK. It’s hard, when you are affected, to feel like you are being active in the search to bring them home. Family members like Rachel, whose brother is currently missing, do all that they can to raise awareness and keep the appeals of their loved one at the forefront of everyone’s mind.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

A Christmas Reflection on The Missing People Choir and Charity

After attending or annual carol service on Monday the 10th of December, Ju Blenclowe a former missing person, writes how the service resonated with her. Ju tells her story beautifully and talks about how The Missing People Choir helped her return home.

Friday, 7 December 2018

24 hours on the Missing People helpline- Deirdre Maher

Deirdre Maher services supervisor, has written a brilliant blog detailing 24 hours on the Missing People helpline. The piece gives a great insight to how important being there at the end of the phone is for so many people across the UK. Our helpline is free, confidential and open 24/7 even over the Christmas period 116000

Friday, 30 November 2018

The ‘Men missing on a night out’ study one year on

Visiting Research Fellow, University of Portsmouth, Geoff Newiss has written us a blog to follow up on his 'missing on a night out study'. published last year. 

Someone is reported missing every 90 seconds in the UK. The Missing Blog aims to give a voice to all those affected by this issue.

Written by families and friends of missing people, supporters working to raise awareness of the cause, and volunteers and staff at the charity Missing People, we hope that this blog will offer a window into the issue of missing.

The charity Missing People is a lifeline when someone disappears. To find out more about Missing People and ways that you can support the charity visit

Call or text the charity Missing People for free on 116 000, 24/7 if you or anyone you know is affected by a disappearance.