By Mia Grange.
Tuxtra investigate the increased concerns from locals about the growing drug problems that Middlesbrough faces.
In Middlesbrough, the rates of opiate users is 57 percent higher than in the North East region, and 66 per cent higher than the England rate.
These percentages show no sign of slowing down.
Local, Christine Duckling, shares her growing concerns about her local area.
She not only highlights the drug misuse she witnesses but also the deprivation including rubbish littered on street corners and even rats living in buildings.