Watch Barnardo's 'break the cycle' by BBH
Ad watchdogs are probing the ad, which features a girl being hit, mugging someone, and then taking drugs.
The spot, "break the cycle", by Bartle Bogle Hegarty, is aimed at showing how child abuse can lead to a downward spiral for the victim.
Last week, the Advertising Standards Authority confirmed that it had received more than 400 complaints about the ad.
Watch the video above to find out what members of the public thought about it.
Video produced by Vox Pops International on behalf of Campaign.
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