Thursday, 19 July 2018

Mental Health and Missing: observations by Richard Rickford, Research Assistant

Many of you will have heard of the dilemma of the cave person entering a clearing in the jungle and suddenly a sabre tooth tiger jumping out. 

Who would want to be a tiger’s supper? There is a choice. Either combat the tiger or make a run for it (fight or flight). 

Esther Beadle - the story of a returned missing adult

Esther went missing in 2016. She shared her experience at a parliamentary roundtable meeting as part of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults’ inquiry into safeguarding missing adults who have mental health issues.

Friday, 13 July 2018

Missing People at the NEX giving day!

This year Missing People attended the NEX giving day!
This is an annual event where NEX make life-changing projects happen and celebrate with chosen charities and clients.

Friday, 6 July 2018

25 ways to celebrate 25 years of Missing People

There are so many ways that you can get involved and fundraise for us. Daisy, our Supporter Engagement Officer has come up with 25 ways you can raise some money for us on our 25th birthday! 

Thursday, 14 June 2018

A Returned Person One Year On (an appeal to a missing person)

Ju Blencowe, a returned missing person, writes a stunning blog post about how she raised money for Missing People by completing a gruelling two-week walk from Staffordshire to London.  Ju's accounts are incredibly powerful and give a real insight into how it feels to be missing. 

Thursday, 31 May 2018

The Big Tweet 2018!


The Missing People annual Big Tweet, in aid of International Missing Children's Day, was a huge success. This year, The Big Tweet was held in Twitter London HQ for the first time ever! An appeal for a missing child was tweeted every half an hour and special guests came along to Twitter to join #TeamBigTweet and help #FindEveryChild. Below is a photo account of the day... ENJOY!

Thursday, 17 May 2018

What can we offer children and young people?

We want to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and International Child Helpline Day by highlighting some of the incredible services we offer.
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 txt the charity Missing People for free on 116 000, 24/7 if you or anyone you know is affected by a disappearance.