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The word ‘re­hab’ can some­times con­jure up images of a health farm or a re­treat, but this new one-off shows a far dif­fer­ent re­al­ity. As cam­eras go be­hind the scenes at Broad­way Lodge Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre in Som­er­set we meet some of its res­i­dents, in­clud­ing Craig and Timmy, whose bat­tle with heroin and

co­caine be­gan with ad­dict par­ents. Craig, who is now a father him­self, is de­ter­mined to break the cy­cle of abuse for the sake of his young son, while Timmy’s painful with­drawal, 10 days into treat­ment, re­veals de­tails of a har­row­ing child­hood which drugs helped him to for­get.

Timmy (sec­ond left) and Craig (right) are bat­tling to change

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