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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