Runaway teen rebuilds ties with family through counselling

With help from a counsellor, young people can begin speaking to their family members again.
With help from a counsellor, young people can begin speaking to their family members again.PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: ST FILE

SINGAPORE- He was arrested for shoplifting five times and frequently ran away from home, at times for up to three weeks.

On the rare occasions when Adam (not his real name) spoke to his parents, his speech was peppered with expletives.

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