Increase in spiking incidents | PalTV Reports

C/W: This content contains themes of trauma, assault and drink spiking which some viewers may find distressing. Viewer discretion is advised.

PalTV reports on the increase in spiking incidents across Durham. This special report contains testimonies from students who have personally experienced spiking and what happened to them. PalTV also highlights a from the police on the issue, as well as the reported problem of students not being able to get tests at local hospitals. 

If you’ve been impacted by issues in this report, the following resources are available to offer support:

Durham Nightline –

Shout – text 885258

Urban Angels Durham (on Facebook)

And your college welfare team.

Producer: John Cartin; Presenter/Editor: James Tillotson; Camera Operator: Amy Haddow; Writers/Researchers: Steph Ormond,

Thanks to: Elle Fitzgerald, Tilly Owen, Matty Grassow, Lilith Foster-Collins, and those students who gave their testimonies

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