Prescription drug dependency a 'hidden problem' in Wales

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Thousands of us take them everyday but there's increasing concern about how prescription drugs like painkillers and antidepressants are leaving some patients dependent and suffering significant withdrawal symptoms.

It's thought middle aged women could be most effected but experts admit it's difficult to know the true extent of the problem.

There's now call for more support and an awareness campaign.

Rob Osborne reports.