Getting clean: Drug addiction in Pakistan

Drug addict Pakistan (© Eric Beauchemin)

In Pakistan, there are over three million heroin addicts, and this figure is still rising. Eric Beauchemin meets some of them, sees how and where they live and talks to local groups who are fighting an uphill battle to try to help drug users, as well as those who’ve decided to kick the habit, off the streets. 

Producer: Eric Beauchemin

Broadcast: June 20, 2001