'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.
Mary-Anne White and Lucy Wills