Derby's street drinking problem: 'I've been an alcoholic since I was 11'

Derby's street drinking problem: 'I've been an alcoholic since I was 11'
 

A Derby street drinker has spoken to the Derby Telegraph about how she fell into alcoholism at the age of 11. It is the latest revelation in our in-depth look at the problem of street drinkers and how it can be solved. We have spoken to police, the council and organisations which help the vulnerable.
Sitting slumped on the floor next to Mill Hill Corner, a furniture retailer at the top of Normanton Road, is the problem of Derby’s street drinkers in a nutshell.
The young woman, aged 25, looks older than her years. She said she had been dependent on alcohol for 14 years and cannot see a way... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 21
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