Watch Our Documentary About Swansea's Teenage Heroin Addicts

An award-winning look at a generation lost to heroin, as told through the tragic love story of Amy and Cornelius.

Sep 20 2017, 12:14pm

In 2009, Swansea drug agencies reported a 180 percent rise in heroin use – a rise that was clearly visible on the city's streets.

That year, early one morning, a VICE documentary team met a young, homeless couple named Amy and Cornelius in a city centre alley. As heroin-addicted alcoholics, they were smack in the middle of two of South Wales's most ever-present epidemics, and it was through their story that we explored the two issues blighting young people in the area.

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