Emily has been friends with Josh since they were young, she even has feelings for him. But loving Josh is hard, especially when he doesn't know anything about being in love. He has a mental illness which Emily tries not to let get in between their friendship.
When she over hears Josh's parents talking about sending Josh away to a mental institution, Emily is furious and doesn't want them to take him away. The only way she knows how they won't take him away if she runs away with him.
But when an incident happens to Josh, Emily has to try not blame herself for it and find away to get through it. Since no one understands them, only they can help each other and get through their problems.