'Broke Not Broken' is a half-hour documentary created by Fixers for the STV Appeal. It features the stories of young people from across the region, sharing their experiences of living in poverty.
The film supports shocking statistics with personal case studies, showing the real-life stories behind the facts and figures.
Here are some statistics highlighted in the documentary:
'Broke Not Broken' is this year’s STV Appeal documentary, airing Thursday 10th October 2013.
Fixers is a project of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and featured on ITV.