Dispatches reveals the devastating impact that illegal drugs have on neglected children, whose childhoods are blighted by chaos.
It’s estimated that around 350,000 children in the UK have parents with a serious drug problem – with 10 babies being born to heroin-addicted mothers every day. Yet in contrast to the billions of pounds spent on helping the users themselves, there is a serious lack of specialist help for their children – many of whom are at serious risk.
First TX: November 2008
Role: DV Director / Editor