People whose uncontrollable addiction to drugs, alcohol or compulsive behavior has brought them to the brink of destruction and has devastated their family and friends are presented with a life-changing opportunity of intervention and rehab. Each addict must confront their darkest demons in order to begin their journey to recovery in the hopes that they can turn their lives around before it’s too late.
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Season 1A&E | A&E | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Mar 7, 2005
Tommy & Alyson Mar 7, 2005 Alyson, a three-time White House intern and an award-winning student, met a boy in college who initiated her into a lifestyle of heavy drug use. She is addicted to morphine and crack and has returned to live with her parents. Alyson now steals painkillers from her dying father and works at alienating her mother and sister. A 38-year-old former stockbroker, Tommy, is addicted to cocaine. He has quit his job, drained his retirement account and sold his luxury condo to sustain his habit, ending up on the street. Both Alyson and Tommy are confronted by their friends, families and professional interventionists, and urged to get help.
S01 E02Mar 14, 2005
Gabe & Vanessa Mar 14, 2005 Gabe is addicted to gambling and has lost over $200,000 in the casino. He has even withdrawn money from his parent's accounts without them knowing about it.Vanessa, who was a recurring guest star on the hit show ER, is addicted to shopping. She is heading towards bankruptcy.They both receive interventions so that they can get help and turn their lives around. But they have to want to change.
S01 E03Mar 21, 2005
Jerrie & Tamela Mar 21, 2005 The family calls in interventionist Jeff VanVonderen to help Jerrie, 29, who is addicted to the painkiller Vicodin. She has been forging physician signatures on prescriptions and scouring the waterfront for drug dealers. Friends try to help Tamela, 24, a bright artist who was molested as a child and now cuts herself with razorblades. They call in interventionist Candy Finnigan in hopes that Tamela will recognize her great potential and go to treatment.
S01 E04Mar 28, 2005
Alissa and Brian Mar 28, 2005 Parents and friends intervene to save Alissa, a compulsive gambler who has lost more than $30,000 on 25-cent slots. Meanwhile her boyfriend juggles three jobs just to make ends meet for them. Then we meet Brian, whose crystal meth habit feeds his sex addiction and sends him trolling the streets for new partners every day.
S01 E05Apr 4, 2005
Sara Apr 4, 2005 At 24, Sara had everything she ever wanted in her sleepy Minnesota town. She had a fairy-tale wedding in Hawaii, a beautiful baby girl, a house, three cars, and even competed in beauty pageants. Then, it all abruptly ended in divorce. Not knowing how else to cope Sara turned to Crystal Meth, and now uses every day, all day if she can. A self-labeled ""junkie,"" Sara has lost everything, including custody of her daughter. She currently lives with her parents and exists in an endless cycle of drugs, stealing, lying, drug testing, and court appearances. Her family says the only hope for Sara is an Intervention.
S01 E06Apr 18, 2005
Travis and Matt Apr 18, 2005 An addiction to crystal meth threatens the life of Travis Meeks, a former rock 'n' roll star. Can his girlfriend and family get him into treatment before it's too late? And Matt, who comes from an upper-middle class home, is addicted to crack-cocaine and has stolen from his family and friends to support his habit. Desperate, his parents turn to an interventionist to save Matt from himself.
S01 E07May 2, 2005
Peter and Renee May 2, 2005 Peter, a 21-year-old college graduate and aspiring actor, is wasting his life to a serious video game addiction. Alienated from his mother who abandoned him when he was 12, Peter escapes into the fantasy world of video games instead of dealing with the problems of his real life. Now living with his father and brother, Peter identifies only to the characters in the games he plays, and he is steadily losing his grasp on reality.Renee is a young mother of two small children who is married to a husband who adores her. But Renee is struggling with a deadly eating disorder -- bulimia. A past victim of domestic violence and sexual abuse, Renee binge eats to deal with the pain. Caught in a vicious cycle, she is killing herself by taking laxatives and water pills after she binges. Her husband and friends worry that she will die young and that her destructive habits will be passed on to her children.
Season 2A&E | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Jan 2, 2006
Corinne Jan 2, 2006 Corrine is a dynamic 18 year old student who recently dropped out of college. An academic and athlete, Corrine started using drugs after a sexual abuse incident more than 4 years ago. However, the problem grew worse, and Corrine is now addicted to using a mixture of heroin and methamphetamines. This dangerous mix, in combination with her diabetes medical condition, poses dramatic health problems. Can Corrine's family save her from another trip to the emergency room?
S02 E02Jan 2, 2006
Howard & Aubrey Jan 2, 2006 Howard is a professional driving instructor to those that need additional skills and training, such as police officiers. But, Howard has a problem. When he\'s not driving, he\'s drinking. Now, Howard\'s liver is failing and he needs to stop or face a complete shut-down of his body. Audrey is a 24 year-old with a heavy addiction to heroin. Audrey has been living on the streets and barely sees her family. Her family is devastated and hopes that an intervention can turn Audrey\'s life around.
S02 E03Jan 2, 2006
Adam & Michael Jan 2, 2006 Adam will do anything to get heroin. He regularly engages in stealing, begging, and harassing to the shock of his family. His family is hoping that an intervention will change his deviant ways. Michael is not the typical addict. However, Michael is inflicting terror in his family by using rage as a means of getting what he wants. His violent actions have put the family at risk for abuse. Can an intervention show Michael the destruction he is causing?
S02 E04Jan 9, 2006
Heidi & Michelle Jan 9, 2006 Heidi is not your typical addict. Instead of drugs or alcohol, Heidi has an obsession with plastic surgery and is a compulsive shopper. Heidi\'s difficult past continues to haunt her through the intervention process. Michelle has also had a difficult past with the death of a parent and sexual abuse. Michelle is currently coping with the use of methamphetamines. This dangerous drug has her family worried that every new day might be Michelle\'s last.
S02 E05Jan 16, 2006
Salina & Troy Jan 16, 2006 Salina has had problems for the past eleven years. She has been battling severe bulimia and a shopping addiction. Lately, she has been trying out a new addiction, self-mutiliation which prompts her family to contact the show. Her family is desperately hoping that she will reach out and take the lifeline. Troy had relocated to LA and had a bright future ahead of him until his recreational crystal meth usage blew up into a full addiction. Troy claims to have had hundreds of homosexual encounters whilst high. Troy is now homeless and has no job but survives on selling meth. He says that injecting himself with crystal meth helps him survive on the street. His long time friends contacted Intervention to save him
S02 E06Jan 23, 2006
Kristen Jan 23, 2006 Kristen lost her grandfather, and her parents divorced in the same year. No one ever explained what loss was to her, and that year was the year everything changed. She went from a good student and daughter, to a life of drugs, sex, and defiance in grade 8. She became pregnant when she was 18 to a daughter named Sadie. Now Kristen, 24, lives a life addicted to heroin. She says it only took one try of the addictive drug to be hooked. Now her daughter lives with her father, and Kristen only sees her once a week, under supervision of her Mother. Sadie does not want to ever sleepover at her moms house because she is afraid of her when she is either high on heroin, or getting beat up by her abusive boyfriend. Kristen lost her job as a prostitute during filming of Intervention because they found out about the documentary. Finally Kristen has the intervention, and agrees to go to counselling after a little encouragement from her uncle and daughter. Kristen successfully completed the program.
S02 E07Jan 22, 2006
Follow-Up 2 Jan 22, 2006 This second "follow-up" episode will allow for a much deeper investigation of life after the intervention, as we revisit some subjects several weeks later to see if their intervention was successful. Included: alcoholic wife and mother Cristine; heroin addict Audrey; and brothers Brooks and Ian, both cocaine addicts.
Season 3A&E | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Mar 17, 2007
Ryan Mar 17, 2007 Ryan and his family are one of those families that look perfect. Stick them under a microscope however and you will find that beneath the posh home in northern California, Ryan's sucess as a drummer, beneath this, Ryan is secretly an OxyContin addict. He injects it up to 15 times per day and his mood swing are far less than tolerable. His family hopes an intervention will save him.
S03 E02Mar 24, 2007
Jacob Mar 24, 2007 Another family has been torn by addiction. Jacob's mother has been a drug user and a dealer in the past. Yet, she puts her past behind her and pleads for her son to stop his current destructive state of using alcohol and prescription drugs. She knows if he continues to stay addicted, death is the only outcome. Jacob is a violent drunk and endangers others in his binge drinking episodes by driving while intoxicated. He has been to the ER more than a few times and recently had to be resuscitated from a no pulse state because of an overdose on alcohol in combination with pills. Jacob is extremely persistent in his actions and behaviors, and is severely addicted to alcohol. Can his mother and family turn his life around with an intervention?
S03 E03Mar 31, 2007
Kim Mar 31, 2007 Anorexia and bulimia affect millions of people worldwide. Kim, who is 34 years old, is one of them, with a life that has tragically fallen apart. In school, she was extroverted, successful, and popular. However, her insecurities about her looks soon took over her life enticing her to engage in binging and purging. Kim’s husband divorced her and she has lost her job. She had no choice but to move back in with her parents with a promise to get her life back together. Kim’s stepfather has seen this promise go by for years. He has never seen Kim as her normal self and is frustrated that her promise has not been met, even with all the help they have given. They do not get along well and the tension fuels Kim to abstain from food for days at a time. Kim’s parents, especially her mother, have been mentally anguished because of the burden of the disease. Kim’s mother, a nurse at the local hospital, pleads with Kim to get help and get her life back together and so that the whole family can return to normal.
S03 E04Apr 7, 2007
Anthony Apr 7, 2007 Anthony is part of a large loving family that has experienced a lot of pain. His sister overdosed on heroin and died as a result. The shock of her death has left the whole family in pieces. Anthony had been casually smoking lighter drugs at the time, but then switched to cocaine to numb the pain. He is also heavily addicted to injecting methadone, an opioid substance like morphine and heroin. He switches between the two all day and night. His father allows him to work at one of his pizzerias but does not pay him much of the time for fear that he will use the money for drugs. When he does pay him, Anthony usually always goes against his father’s wishes. Anthony’s father is desperate for him to get help and hates to see his son hooked on hard drugs. Anthony’s mother is still recovering from her daughter’s death and the anguish over Anthony’s drug use has had severe mental and physical effects on her. Many other family members, including his other siblings, uncles, and cousins have agreed to participate in this intervention in hopes that Anthony will change his destructive and deadly ways
S03 E05Apr 14, 2007
Trent Apr 14, 2007 Trent, 33, has a severe addiction to heroin, an opioid substance like morphine. He comes from a family of violence and abuse and his parents are divorced. Trent has been addicted to various drugs for over 22 years and has tried treatment over a dozen times. Trent has lost everything: over 70 pounds, his home, his job, and all of his money to this recent addiction. He has hepatitis C and is malnourished. He steals to buy drugs in the city every morning and injects heroin up to 10 times a day. His girlfriend of many years has stood by him and takes care of him by offering her home on some cold nights. She has pushed him to go to treatment but this time the heroin addiction is just too strong. Trent doesn't believe it will do any good this time. Trent still loves his girlfriend and wants to be with her and is extremely frustrated that his addiction has taken this much toll on his life. He wants to get help very badly, but the addiction runs his life now. Can his friends and distant mother turn his life around and make him the excellent chef he once was?
S03 E06Apr 21, 2007
Dillon Apr 21, 2007 Dillon injects methamphetamine, or "meth", a psychostimulant hard drug. After his parents split up in a bitter divorce, he rejects his mother, Tammy, and lives with his abusive and alcoholic father. Tammy protests this and pleads Dillon to get help before the drugs cause more erratic and destructive behavior. Dillon somehow finds out that he is on the show and threatens to leave town if the family tries anything. He orders the directors to stop filming and kicks them out of his father’s trailer. Tammy and Interventionist Jeff VanVonderen have to quickly set the intervention in place. They gather the family members together to make their statements. They also call upon the local police department for help because they think Dillon is going to be exceptionally violent about the whole situation.
S03 E07Apr 28, 2007
Jessica & Hubert Apr 28, 2007 Jessica is a 21 year old from a close family that is being torn apart from her heroin addiction. Heroin is from the same addictive family as called opiates and also includes morphine, codeine, and opium. Coming together for this intervention is showing to be increasingly difficult.Hubert is 50 and struggles with a difficult past full of painful memories. Alcohol has helped him cope in the wrong ways and it is his siblings who come to help him try to turn the past 6 months of hard addiction into a road to recovery.
Season 4A&E | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Dec 4, 2007
Chad Dec 4, 2007 Chad, 34, has had many privileges, such as being a professional cyclist and training with athletes like Lance Armstrong. However, Chad's deviant behavior and his turn to drugs like crack caused his cycling career and reputation to be questioned. His family are holding an intervention in hoping Chad's "rock bottom" won't end up being his own death
S04 E02Dec 11, 2007
Emily Dec 11, 2007 Emily is an excessive dieter. At 26, she has already had a difficult life battling depression with low self-esteem and negative thoughts. Emily was a date-rape victim in college and used dieting as a means of controlling her emotions. However, she now weighs less than 90 pounds and is on a slippery path that could easily end in death. Emily's family is hoping an intervention will save her.
S04 E03Dec 18, 2007
Follow Up: Ryan & Hubert Dec 18, 2007 This follow-up looks at two addicts from Season 3. First was Ryan, the very troubled OxyContin addict we saw in the premiere. Recall that he left treatment early and there weren't very many good updates on his progress. How is Ryan doing now? Hubert is an alcoholic who confronted his feelings during his intervention. What is Hubert doing now in his sobriety?
S04 E04Jan 8, 2008
Brooke Jan 8, 2008 Brooke, 26, uses prescription pain killers to control her early onset of rheumatoid arthritis. Brooke has now become addicted to these prescription pills, which often contain opiates, a very addictive category of substances. She denies her dependence on the drug and her family is hoping an intervention can make her realize that she needs help.
S04 E05Jan 15, 2008
Jason & Joy Jan 15, 2008 Jason, 23, is from a religiously strict family. Jason's parents dealt plenty of punishments. However, after his mother reveals a pressing secret, Jason's father was ejected from the church and had to take up several jobs to feed his family. Left with minimal supervision, Jason turned to drugs and alcohol, and his younger sister, Joy, soon followed. Can a double intervention save these siblings?
S04 E06Jan 22, 2008
Ben & Josh Jan 22, 2008 Ben is a 25-year-old potential genius but has a past filled with violence, homelessness, and isolation. Ben dealt with his troubles by turning to a drug called DXM. DXM is found in some cough-suppressants that, when taken at higher doses, produces effects similar to PCP (a hallucinogenic). Ben performs desperate crimes to finance his addiction.Josh is a 22-year-old food addict who weights 550lbs. Josh's father has the same weight problem with diabetes and a history of 6 strokes at 317lbs. Josh's father does not want an early death for his son, and the whole family hopes that both Josh and Rex can support each other through an intervention to get healthy.
Season 5A&E | Rent or Buy
S05 E01Aug 5, 2008
Chad Aug 5, 2008 After a troubled childhood that sent him to juvenile hall for felony arson, Chad's father introduced him to cycling at age 15. Chad went pro and cycled on the same team as Lance Armstrong. But after getting kicked off the team for "personality conflicts," Chad was crushed and turned to drugs. Now homeless, Chad spends his days panhandling, smoking crack, and drinking. His family's many efforts to get him off the streets have failed. Their last hope is an intervention.
S05 E02Oct 21, 2008
Dan Oct 21, 2008 To the outside world, the life of 40-year-old Dan may seem ideal. Dan is married to a supportive wife, Sarah and has a beautiful daughter, Ava. He loves music and works as a first mate for a snorkeling and whale-watching boat company on a stunning Hawaiian island. But everything is not what it seems: Dan is an alcoholic. An adolescence filled with physical violence and verbal abuse left Dan with deep emotional pain and the loss of his son Miles after only a few days of life only intensified the pain. Dan's family desperately hopes that an intervention will turn his life around.
S05 E03Dec 16, 2008
Sandra Dec 16, 2008 She sits in her garage every day, popping painkillers, anti-depressants, anti-psychotics and sleeping pills. Sandra's pill use is so bad that her two sons, 17 and 11, have left the house. Her best friend, Julie, moved in with her and although Julie suffers from multiple sclerosis, she takes care of all the housework. Julie and Sandra's husband, Dan, ration Sandra's pills so she doesn't overdose. They know they're enabling her, but they're afraid of what will happen if they stop. Sandra's family is ready to try an intervention, but they're not sure she'll ever choose her family over her addiction.
S05 E04Dec 23, 2008
Charles Dec 23, 2008 A talented motocross rider, Charles, 23, is still dealing with terrible childhood memories. When he was seven, his father went to jail for molesting him and his younger brother and his mother became an alcoholic. Today, he uses heroin and alcohol to blot out his memories, but he's pushed most of his family away. Now, his half-sister, Lindsey, is reuniting the family in one last attempt to help Charles with an intervention.
S05 E05Dec 30, 2008
Marie Dec 30, 2008 A Sophia Loren look-alike, Marie was born into an Italian mob family. When her parents' marriage ended, Marie and her mother struggled with extreme poverty. Marie's three marriages ended in divorce, but she was still determined to give her children what she didn't have growing up. Despite her own unhappy love life, she became a highly successful matchmaker and well-known socialite. She even appeared on shows like 60 Minutes. Then Marie met her fourth husband, Bora, an addict and alcoholic. Marie tried to clean him up, but developed her own addiction to alcohol. Bora's alcoholism killed him and now Marie is headed down the same road – fast. Marie's family knows an intervention is her last hope.
S05 E06Jan 6, 2009
Tom Jan 6, 2009 Growing up in a South Boston neighborhood run by the Irish mob, Tom got caught up in the gangster lifestyle. By his 20s, he was dealing drugs and running with the wise guys while holding down his day job as a fireman at the Boston Fire Department. Throughout it all, Tom remained a dedicated and loving father to his four children. Eventually, Tom's other life caught up with him after being indicted on drug charges. He lost everything – his house, his job and his family's respect.
S05 E07Jan 13, 2009
Asa Jan 13, 2009 Teasing caused Asa to be insecure about his weight, ethnicity, and sexuality. He became bulimic and started using drugs and alcohol to deal with harsh realities. Asa is a medical science student and knows all about how his addictions are affecting his body, but he is unable to stop on his own. Can his family come together to get him the help he needs?
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S06 E01May 26, 2009
Janet May 26, 2009 At age 6, Janet was molested. She was also bullied by other kids, making her extremely self-conscious about her looks. At 18, she married a drug dealer who made her rich, but her husband was sent to prison, leaving her alone with two sons. She turned to drugs and alcohol, and had multiple affairs. Her husband discovered one of her affairs and divorced her. Janet remarried and had two more children, but she missed her old luxurious lifestyle and began drinking heavily. Now she frequently passes out, threatens suicide, and puts herself in life-threatening situations.
S06 E02Jun 2, 2009
Nicole Jun 2, 2009 After being molested as a child, Nicole developed an unusual eating disorder--she was unable to swallow. By age 16, she weighed just 68 pounds, and doctors inserted a feeding tube into her stomach. The tube was supposed to be temporary, but 16 years later, Nicole still relies on the tube and can't swallow any food or liquids. She also abuses prescription drugs and neglects her two daughters. Her husband plans to divorce her if she continues to neglect their children.
S06 E03Jun 9, 2006
Brittany Jun 9, 2006 Brittany was born five years after the brutal rape and murder of her 9-year-old sister, Terry. Brittany struggled with the pressure to live up to her mother's perfect image of Terry. At 12, Brittany was molested, and she began taking drugs and sneaking out at night--anything to get out from under Terry's shadow. Now she shoots up Dilaudid six times a day, begs family members for money and prostitutes herself. Brittany's mother scrambles to give Brittany enough money for her fix. Desperate and on the verge of bankruptcy, Brittany's family prepares for an intervention.
S06 E04Jun 16, 2009
John C Jun 16, 2009 John has type one diabetes but refuses to be diligent about checking his blood sugar, or taking his insulin. A social misfit and an outcast for many years, John wants to be considered a regular guy, and pretends to be one by eating whatever he wants without regard for his illness. He has been in a near-coma and hospitalized multiple times. His parents want to stop enabling his self-destructive behavior, but won't kick him out of the house because they fear he'll die without their supervision.
S06 E05Jan 11, 2009
Tressa / Josh Follow-Up Show Jan 11, 2009 In this follow-up show, we check back in with Tressa and Josh. Tressa's meth addiction destroyed...
S06 E05Jun 23, 2009
Follow Up: Tressa & Josh Jun 23, 2009 In this follow-up show, we check back in with Tressa and Josh. Tressa's meth addiction destroyed her promising Olympic career. Now eight months sober, she's working hard to stay on the right path and rekindle some of that lost potential. Going home for her mother's wedding, she encounters both the joy and the pain of her old lifestyle. Josh once weighed more than 500 pounds. Now 200 pounds lighter, Josh is planning a surprise visit to his family to bring them together for the first time since their intervention.
S06 E06Jul 7, 2009
Casie Jul 7, 2009 Once a successful hairstylist, Casie now works in a small-town salon to fuel her $500-a-week meth habit. Casie's childhood was marred by her mother's drug addiction. Suffering from low self-esteem, Casie became bulimic and an addict. She lost her career, her life's savings, and her husband. Casie's mother now tries to make up for Casie's difficult childhood by enabling her, even at the cost of her own marriage. Casie's boyfriend, John, also an addict, is desperately trying to keep her alive. Casie's drug use is taking everyone down with her.
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S07 E01Oct 20, 2009
Gabe Oct 20, 2009 Abandoned in Calcutta and later adopted, Gabe has had to deal with the difficulties of being adopted and part of an ethnic minority. He rebelled and started using drugs, which later escalated to cocaine. After being awarded money in a car accident, it was all used to buy drugs. His family hopes an intervention will save his life.
S07 E02Dec 1, 2009
Jeff Dec 1, 2009 A firefighter who saved lives, Jeff kept reliving the horrible events he had seen. He started to drink and now the problem has escalated - to the point of being hospitalized for seizures. His family had cut off their ties but come together to try and save him.
S07 E03Dec 8, 2009
Sonia & Julia Dec 8, 2009 An interesting case of twins, with hard working immigrant parents, wasting away from anorexia. It appears a "competitive" spirit fuels the sisters to strive in burning more calories and taking in less food. Their family is extremely worried and hope that an intervention can help save them both.
S07 E04Dec 15, 2009
Donald Dec 15, 2009 When he was five, Donald's parents divorced. He longed for a strong father figure, but his father had very little contact with him. Donald became a gifted boxer, but ultimately chose drugs over his career. He joined a violent gang and turned to stealing to support his crack habit. Donald's girlfriend just had a baby and Donald has a second chance to be a good father, but his crack use is spiraling out of control.
S07 E05Dec 22, 2009
Jason B. Dec 22, 2009 Jason grew up in a seemingly perfect upper-middle class family in Littleton, Col., but he struggled to gain his father's approval. When Jason failed to make the baseball team his freshman year, Jason and his father were devastated. Jason began rollerblading and excelled, but he quit because his father disapproved of the sport. Jason turned to drugs and by his senior year he was an addict. A year later, the Columbine High School shooters named Jason one of the bullies they retaliated against. Overcome with guilt and grief for his dead classmates, (He felt that it was his fault that the massacre happened.) Jason's addiction escalated. Now Jason lives on the streets of Denver, and his family is in pieces.
S07 E06Dec 29, 2009
Nikki Dec 29, 2009 When she was young, Nikki's mother and grandmother worked hard to give her a good life. Nikki excelled in school, but she was devastated when her grandmother died. She began hanging out with a rebellious crowd, skipping school, and using crack. Nikki eventually had two daughters, but has remained addicted to drugs. Her daughters desperately want to have a relationship with Nikki, and know that an intervention is their only hope of saving their mother's life.
S07 E07Jan 5, 2010
Bret Jan 5, 2010 Forty-two year old Bret grew up as a "golden boy", playing sports. He married his high school sweetheart, Amaya, and they had two children, Kelsey and Kyle. Bret was a real estate agent. He and Amaya divorced after he began drinking heavily. He had an intervention before; this time, he strongly resisted and angrily left and walked back to his house. His family broke into his condo to take his shotgun after worrying he may use it on himself. He agreed to treatment after his family threatened to make him take a psychiatric evaluation. Bret went to the Hope by the Sea treatment center in California. Eighty days into treatment, Bret was diagnosed with advanced esophageal cancer. He died three weeks later on June 19, 2009. He was sober for 104 days.
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S08 E01Jun 29, 2010
Linda Jun 29, 2010 After graduating college, Linda found success working as an extra in Hollywood, achieving the glamorous life she always wanted. But her dreams died when she came down with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by joint dislocations. Linda started taking fentanyl, a painkiller 100 times stronger than morphine. As her painkiller use escalated, she claimed that different sources were causing her pain, including electricity, energy, colors, and even specific people. Despite Linda's wild claims, her mother clings to the belief that Linda's pain is real and she must do everything to help her, including depleting the family's savings and sending her son to be Linda's caretaker.
S08 E02Jul 6, 2010
Greg Jul 6, 2010 Greg once owned a thriving business and was a devoted husband and father. But after a back injury left him disabled, he lost his business, started gambling, and became dependent on pain medication. He also became obsessed with Internet sweepstakes scams, and he has bankrupted his family in a relentless pursuit of big winnings. Having lost everything, Greg's family just wants their proud father back.
S08 E03Jul 13, 2010
Jennifer Jul 13, 2010 Once an effervescent, beautiful young woman, Jennifer was considered a genius by her teachers and was the pride and joy of her parents. But at age 17, Jennifer was involved in a car accident that caused a brain injury and kidney damage. Jennifer survived, but only three days after she left the hospital another family car accident ended in a fatality. Jennifer turned to drugs and alcohol to cope and now spends her days searching for parties or drinking companions. Her parents know that only an intervention can save her.
S08 E04Jul 20, 2010
Rob Jul 20, 2010 Once a gifted singer/songwriter, Rob was part of a successful band. He loved the rock 'n' roll lifestyle, but he began a long descent into addiction when he turned to drugs and alcohol to fuel his creativity. When his band fell apart--a casualty of his drug use--he was devastated. He lost his siblings' respect and custody of his daughter. Now he spends his days in a haze of meth smoke and alcohol in his filthy apartment. But his mother still sees him as her sweet little boy. Will she love him to death, or will Rob's family be able to save him from himself?
S08 E05Jul 27, 2010
Amy W. Jul 27, 2010 Amy grew up feeling unloved and unable to meet her parents' high expectations. She was also molested by a neighbor when she was eight, but never told anyone in her family. She began to self-mutilate and restrict her diet, and by 17, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Now, Amy eats only 500 calories a day, drinks up to two bottles of vodka a night, and regularly self-mutilates. Amy's family is ready to give up on her, but they still don't know about Amy's sexual abuse. Only Amy's friend, Jessica, knows the truth, but will she have the courage to tell Amy's family before it's too late?
S08 E06Aug 3, 2010
Sarah Aug 3, 2010 Raped when she was 14 and feeling abandoned by her family, Sarah turned to drugs, even becoming a stripper to support her drug habit. She's prohibited by the courts from seeing her three-year-old son, and now lives with a man who is more than twice her age and manages a massage parlor. Can an intervention save her from her self-destructive lifestyle?
S08 E07Aug 10, 2010
Jackie Aug 10, 2010 Raped when she was 14 and feeling abandoned by her family, Sarah turned to drugs, even becoming a stripper to support her drug habit. She's prohibited by the courts from seeing her three-year-old son, and now lives with a man who is more than twice her age and manages a massage parlor. Can an intervention save her from her self-destructive lifestyle?
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S09 E01Dec 15, 2010
Donna & Josh Dec 15, 2010 Every day, Donna, 47, and her son, Josh, 20, cause a storm of drinking, fighting, and chaos in the overcrowded home they share with Donna's sister, mother, and a stable-full of dogs and cats. Raised by alcoholic parents, Donna was exposed to violence and abuse at an early age, and later drank so heavily that she lost custody of her two children. Josh, now an adult, has moved back in with Donna, and they have become drinking buddies. Both mother and son need help desperately to save themselves and to stop the cycle of alcoholism from being passed down to another generation of their family.
S09 E02Dec 21, 2010
Adam Dec 21, 2010 Adam was once one of the top skiers in theUnited States. As a Marine, he servedin 15 countries, including Iraq andAfghanistan on terrorist-related missions.But when he came back home from overseas,he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stressdisorder and started drinking. His alcoholabuse is ruining his body.
S09 E03Dec 28, 2010
Miriam Dec 28, 2010 A charismatic reverend at a wedding chapel, Miriam, 38, is adored by her clients, but suffers inner torment. Sexually abused as a child by someone she trusted, Miriam turned to drugs at a young age, and now she's addicted to P.C.P. Her family has practically given up on her, and she risks losing her daughter's love. Can Miriam's desperate family convince her to get on the plane to treatment?
S09 E04Jan 4, 2011
Andrew Jan 4, 2011 Andrew was smart, likable and athletic, but now he's just skinny and unregulated. Andrew is addicted to OxyContin, a prescription pain medication and will do anything to get a new supply of drugs. His stealing and constant begging, along with a father that gives in, leaves Andrew's other two brothers going without food sometimes. Andrew's father is in need of help in stopping Andrew before it's too late. Originally started in Season 8. Production code #117 (season 8, episode 17) but the follow-ups required it to air in season 9.
S09 E05Jan 11, 2011
Amber Jan 11, 2011 Amber was abused as a child. She began binge eating and became bulimic because she wanted to be popular and beautiful like her older sister. However, Amber got married and had a baby. Everything looks great from the outside, but the she's actually depressed. She drinks heavily and engages in purging. Her family hopes to get her treatment so she can care for her family again.
S09 E06Jan 18, 2011
Lorna Jan 18, 2011 Once a Hollywood success story, Lorna is now a crack addict. She danced on Soul Train and for the "Ike and Tina Turner Revue" in Las Vegas, then landed a big job at A&M records. But the music industry party scene led to drug addiction, and she even abandoned her three children. Lorna needs to get clean and make amends with her kids before it's too late.
S09 E07Jan 25, 2011
Joe Jan 25, 2011 Though he grew up in a close-knit family, Joe has felt lonely and isolated all his life. As a child, he was excluded by his peers and didn't get the affection and acceptance he needed from his father. At age eight, Joe learned "the choking game," in which a person uses his hands to cut off the oxygen supply to his brain to get high. Joe loved the sensation, and secretly choked himself regularly throughout childhood as a way of dealing with his pain. In high school, Joe discovered drugs and alcohol; he began using heroin at 18 and has been addicted for the past six years. Now, living in a motel, he often steals to support his addiction, and he has been arrested and jailed several times for drug possession and theft. He has gone through treatment programs before but has always relapsed soon afterward.
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S10 E01Jun 21, 2011
Rachel Jun 21, 2011 Rachel started experimenting with cocaine and meth at 14 and using heroin at 16. She survived on the streets with the help of her boyfriend until he was sent to jail. Can an intervention save her from herself?
S10 E02Jun 28, 2011
Darick Jun 28, 2011 Once a football player with a bright future, Darick dropped out of college to get married when his girlfriend got pregnant. When his marriage ended, Darick learned his daughter was not his biological child. Devastated, Darick turned to drugs. Having already lost one family member to addiction, Darick's close-knit family is enabling his habit.
S10 E03Jul 5, 2011
Michelle / Austin Jul 5, 2011 Michelle, a lesbian, has a troubled history of being abandoned by her father and molested by a stranger. She was also ridiculed in middle school. After a relationship ended badly, Michelle turned to heroin and desperately needs an intervention. After seeing the group gathered, Michelle walked out in shock but came back when someone went and got her. Michelle agrees to go to treatment when asked and shows hope for the future.When Austin's stepfather died from alcoholism, he turned to alcohol himself to numb the pain. But Austin's girlfriend is now pregnant and the partying and binging he is engaging in needs to stop. Austin needs an intervention to become a sober dad and break his family's cycle of alcoholism. Austin initially walks right out of the intervention after seeing the people gathered as he realized what it was, but the interventionist goes after Austin and convinces him to hear them out. After an emotional plea from his little sister that drives both to tears, Austin agrees to go.
S10 E04Jul 12, 2011
Erin Jul 12, 2011 Erin relies on her looks to score drugs, including meth. She abandoned her child and the child's father and continues to engage in a drug-induced party lifestyle. Now her daughter has been sent away and the rest of the family wants to get Erin help now.
S10 E05Jul 19, 2011
Jimmy Jul 19, 2011 Jimmy was raised by an alcoholic father but is now a heroin addict. At 13, he was in a gang which abused drugs. Jimmy also has a son and has tried getting sober in the past, but the pressure from his family in this instance lead to dependence on methadone. Jimmy's mother Joannie is also a methadone addict due to her originally getting on it for lupus treatment. Joannie is also alcoholic and enables her son by paying for his bills and his medicine and also giving Jimmy her own methadone.
S10 E06Jul 26, 2011
Cassie Jul 26, 2011 As a child, Cassie was abandoned by her mother and raised by her father, who married and divorced several women. Her rebellious behavior led him to send her to a behavior modification camp for teenagers that was run like a prison. She is now addicted to crack and oxycodone, a habit she supports by prostituting herself, and has an infant son whom she hardly ever sees. Cassie's family must try to break through her deep distrust of them and stop her father from enabling her further in order to save her.
S10 E07Aug 2, 2011
Jimbo Aug 2, 2011 Jimbo's addiction to painkillers has already resulted in a devastating injury and a strained relationship with his devoted dad. Unable to stop using he now spends his days snorting drugs and flying into rages that have terrorized his family and community. Can an intervention stop this small-town menace?
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S11 E01Jan 4, 2012
Brittany Jan 4, 2012 Brittany once dreamed of becoming a police officer to protect people from the traumas that she faced as a child. But at 22, her goal is slipping away. She's a heroin addict who sells her body to get her next high. Can Brittany's family convince her that it's not too late to get help?
S11 E02Jan 10, 2012
Sarah and Mikeal Jan 10, 2012 Like Romeo and Juliet on heroin, Mikeal and Sarah are a poor boy and a rich girl who have found sanctuary in each other's pain. Sarah's family feels that Mikeal has corrupted their daughter, taking Sarah from a casual pill abuser to a full-blown heroin addict. But now both families now agree that an intervention is their only hope. Will Sarah and Mikeal get help, or help each other tumble deeper into addiction?
S11 E03Jan 17, 2012
Eddie Jan 17, 2012 Eddie, an All-American baseball player in college with offers to play in the majors, was pursuing two master's degrees but school pressure and his father's overbearing expectations pushed Eddie to drink and gamble heavily. His addictions have left him divorced, homeless, and in legal trouble due to five DUI charges. Can an intervention save this once perfect son and hometown hero from self-destruction?
S11 E04Jan 24, 2012
Latisha Jan 24, 2012 A mother of three, Latisha will go to any lengths to feed her crack addiction, including prostitution. Having been abandoned by her own parents because of their addictions, she's happy with her life and just wants her family to get off her back, but the needs of her young daughter Tuesday are going unmet. There's only one way to save Latisha from her herself--an intervention.
S11 E05Jan 31, 2012
Larry and Megan Jan 31, 2012 Growing up with parents who demanded hard work, Larry rebelled with a life of crime. Today, he drinks a fifth of brandy a day even though he's a spiritual man whose religion prohibits alcohol. Megan is struggling with her own demons. Her mother divorced and remarried, but Megan never felt included in her new family. She became an addict and even turned to prostitution to pay for her drugs. Can an intervention save Larry from being ostracized by his spiritual community, and can Megan still realize the dreams she once had of becoming a lawyer or professor?
S11 E06Feb 7, 2012
Penny-Lee Feb 7, 2012 Living in a small Hawaiian village, Penny-Lee has an infectious laugh and loves to have fun. But despite having a good family life and four children to be proud of, she's an out-of-control alcoholic who spends most of her time alone, screaming and crying out to no one as she downs beer after beer. An intervention is her family's last hope for their beloved family matriarch.
S11 E07Feb 14, 2012
Luke and Shantel Feb 14, 2012 Luke, 23, dreams of a career in photojournalism, but his daily cocktail of drugs has derailed his college plans and left both him and his mother struggling to survive on the streets of San Francisco. Shantel uses OxyContin to cope with learning and mood disorders and to find friends in the drug culture. An overprotective mother provides her with money, and now Shantel, who faces potential jail time for a robbery, spends her days feeding her addiction in a motel. Without interventions, Luke and Shantel will continue to see their lives spiral downwards.
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S12 E01Aug 14, 2012
Christina Aug 14, 2012 Growing up, Christina had to shuttle back and forth between her drug-addicted mother and neglectful father. Having never received the support she desperately craved, Christina turned to drugs at an early age. Now prescription painkillers and meth have taken over her life, and she's repeated her mother's mistake by losing custody of her son. Only an intervention can free Christina from the devastating cycle of addiction that grips her.
S12 E02Aug 14, 2012
Dallas Aug 14, 2012 Strikingly beautiful with a great sense of humor, Dallas is nevertheless addicted to heroin and lives on the streets. After her mother attempted suicide, Dallas turned to drugs to deal with the confusion and pain. Now, Dallas' mother is in denial about her daughter's addiction and even supports her "heroin-chic" lifestyle. Dallas' family needs to wake-up and face her problems head-on if they're going to save her.
S12 E03Aug 21, 2012
Richard K Aug 21, 2012 A 34-year-old gay man, Richard grew up knowing he was different and never feeling accepted. His stepfather disciplined him severely for his effeminate behavior. Today, Richard lives in subsidized housing and has done everything from dealing to prostituting himself to support his meth addiction. Richard's family will have to make amends to him if they hope to get through to him.
S12 E04Aug 28, 2012
Kimberly Aug 28, 2012 To the outside world, Kimberly lives a dream life in an extravagant mansion without a financial care in the world. But the "dream" is really a nightmare because Kimberly is an alcoholic with no limits. She lives with her boyfriend, who has locked her in a bedroom in an effort to stop her from drinking. Kimberly's father has written her off, but the family must come together or Kimberly will continue to drown her pain in alcohol.
S12 E05Sep 11, 2012
Suzon Sep 11, 2012 Once a supermom who took her kids to soccer practice and kept a spotless home, Suzon's life spiraled out of control. Now she lives with her new boyfriend, collects scrap metal, and sells prescription drugs to pay for crack. Suzon needs an intervention, but her mother threatens to hijack the process with her old resentments. Can mom put aside her agenda and help save her daughter?
S12 E06Sep 18, 2012
Dorothy & Ivan Sep 18, 2012 Neglected as a child by her alcoholic mother, Dorothy is now lost in a haze of drugs, alcohol, and self-inflicted cuts and burns. Ivan was once a rising rap star who got caught up in the "thug life" and PCP addiction. Both need interventions to reclaim the promise of their youth and talent.
S12 E07Oct 2, 2012
Zeinah Oct 2, 2012 Once a successful, outstanding student, Zeinah turned to drugs to deal with the drama-filled divorce between her Christian mother and Muslim father. After her husband overdosed, her drug use increased, and she lost custody of her daughter. Can Zeinah's family forget their grudges and religious differences to come together and save her from her prescription pill death spiral?
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S13 E01Jun 14, 2013
Nichole Jun 14, 2013 In the Season 13 premiere, Nichole, 25, has constant tremors due to a severe alcohol addiction as she struggles to overcome the pain of her sister s betrayal.
S13 E02Jun 21, 2013
Elena Jun 21, 2013 Elena, 63, has no intentions of stopping her daily meth addiction, even though her children and grandchildren desperately want their adoring grandmother to get well.
S13 E03Jun 28, 2013
Katie Jun 28, 2013 Twenty-five year-old Katie uses her eating disorder and binge drinking to cope with her mother's secret alcoholism and parents war with each other while her worried siblings pray someone can step in and save them all.
S13 E04Jul 12, 2013
Dennis Jul 12, 2013 Once a big-hearted Christian family man, Dennis uses his meth and alcohol addiction to run from the past that haunts him, while his family falls apart.
S13 E05Jul 19, 2013
Diana Jul 19, 2013 Former "Super Mom" to her three children, Diana has exchanged her apron for an alcohol and meth addiction and is unraveling her marriage, family and sense of self-respect.
S13 E06Nov 26, 2014
Britney & Terry K. Nov 26, 2014 A family begging her to get help and two overdoses in the last two weeks don t phase 21-year-old Britney as she fearlessly shoots up suboxone and bath salts up to 30 times a day. Terry, 32, is a chef who dreamed of opening and managing his own restaurant, but his career, marriage and parental rights to his nine-year-old daughter have hit a dead end as a result of his $500 a day cocaine and fentanyl addiction.
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S14 E01Mar 23, 2015
Jessica Mar 23, 2015 Jessica is smart as tack with a lust for life. Unfortunately, it's the life of a heroin addict, living in an abandoned building, being shot up by a boyfriend, that she is committed to. Having spent her youth yearning for an absent, alcoholic father, Jessica followed the footprint of addiction left to her by her father, and now her own children are at risk of loosing their mother.
S14 E02Mar 30, 2015
Dana Mar 30, 2015 A 32-year-old woman who lost her children turns to drugs to numb the pain, despite the desperate pleas of her family.
S14 E03Apr 6, 2015
Ryan Apr 6, 2015 As a teenager, Ryan was on the fast track to professional BMX racing until his mother's suicide attempt sidelined his life. Ryan turned to drugs to deal with the trauma and silence around it. Now, at 23, he lives in his parents basement using and dealing heroin, enabled by his parents' inability to face or confront reality.
S14 E04Apr 13, 2015
Gina & Kaila Apr 13, 2015 Gina has spent her life living in the shadow of her domineering Korean mother, and it was not until she started using heroin that she was able to escape the most painful of her memories, being blamed by her mother for having been raped. Now, with absolutely no sense of self-worth, Gina will do anything to get her fix, even at the cost of losing her son. As a young girl, Kaila, 19, was raised in an affluent, image-conscious community where she felt teased for being overweight, and overlooked by her parents. Now, at a mere 80 pounds and eating only a few hundred calories a day, Kaila is literally starving herself to death to have what she's always wanted--to be the center of her family's attention.
S14 E05Apr 20, 2015
Eric Apr 20, 2015 Eric, 31, has been known by his family for being funny, generous and full of life. But his downward spiral into addiction has replaced all of his amazing traits and turned him into a junkie who hustles, steals and pawns to scrape together enough money for his fix. His addiction has taken a tremendous toll on his family, especially his father, who feels responsible for Eric's addiction.
S14 E06Apr 27, 2015
Samantha Apr 27, 2015 A once-outdoing child is scarred by family upheaval and a sexual assault, leading her to become a party girl and full-blown heroin addict.
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S15 E01Mar 7, 2016
Kaeleen Mar 7, 2016 After being forced to look after her younger sisters when her parents would disappear on drug binges, a woman follows in her parents' footsteps and descends into a world of drugs and danger.
S15 E02Mar 14, 2016
Holley Mar 14, 2016 A woman acts out through alcohol and cocaine abuse and gives birth to three children in the fog of addiction.
S15 E03Mar 21, 2016
Aimee Mar 21, 2016 A 25-year-old woman is caught in the same cycle of addiction that killed her mother when she was a little girl.
S15 E04Mar 28, 2016
Andrew Mar 28, 2016 A man begins to spiral into addiction after his surrogate father figure is killed in a car accident.
S15 E05Apr 4, 2016
Candace Apr 4, 2016 After being raised by a single mother who struggled with addiction, a 23-year-old mother becomes addicted to cocaine and opiates.
S15 E06Apr 11, 2016
T.J. Apr 11, 2016 A 38-year-old woman alternates between being a wife and mother and a rock singer who is addicted to crack cocaine.
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S16 E01Nov 30, 2016
Kaeleen Nov 30, 2016 Musically gifted, intelligent and beautiful, everyone assumed Kaeleen was destined for great things. But what nobody knew was that, from age four to eleven, Kaeleen was methodically sexually abused. Now Kaeleen lives in her own world of mental anguish. To numb the pain, she self-medicates with opiates and alcohol. Her family knows that without help, this girl with so many gifts is destined for an early death. Ken Seeley is Kaeleen's Interventionist.
S16 E02Nov 30, 2016
Sierra Nov 30, 2016 The daughter of a small business owner, Sierra was an honor student with dreams of college and a career in journalism. But when a double-dealing artist charmed his way into her mother's life, he gambled away their home and the bottom fell out of Sierra's world, leading to a frightening drug-induced psychotic break. Today, the 19-year-old is a feral junkie, scrapping for a fix on the streets of Northern California. Donna Chavous is Sierra's Interventionist.
S16 E03Dec 7, 2016
Kacy Dec 7, 2016 A successful businesswoman who became a multimillionaire in her 20s, Kacy tragically lost her infant child to SIDS. She then lost her fortune, her marriage and a healthy relationship with her surviving children as she spiraled into binge drinking. Now penniless, she is hospitalized multiple times a month, and her family is desperate to save her life. Candy Finnigan is Kacy's Interventionist.
S16 E04Dec 7, 2016
Anne / Digger Dec 7, 2016 Digger and Anne are husband and wife--and both are addicted to heroin. Intervening on addicted couples is incredibly difficult; and Digger and Anne's situation is complicated further by other addicts in the family. Their three young children are in danger of losing both parents if the couple does not get help soon.
S16 E05Dec 14, 2016
Barry Dec 14, 2016 Hailing from a small seaside town in Nova Scotia, Barry, 50, was born into a life of alcoholism and turmoil. The victim of childhood abuse at the hands of a close relative, Barry learned to drink with his alcoholic mother as a boy. Both were seeking a way to kill the pain. A gentle giant when sober, but violent and verbally abusive when spiraling on 40 ounces of vodka a day, Barry has alienated just about everyone in his life, including his father, whom he adores, and his 27-year-old son who has cut off all contact. Living day-to-day in run-down motels and struggling to put together a living between binges, Barry has a chance to reclaim his life, his family, and a relationship with his son who has shut him out of his life.
S16 E06Dec 14, 2016
Karissa Dec 14, 2016 Karissa was always a talented cook--so much so, that her mother had one day hoped to pass the family diner down to her as a legacy. But Karissa's life took a drastic turn when a close family friend fed her Oxycodone, and then ultimately made her a drug courier. From there Karissa was lost. Now, years of self-abuse, self-medication and a severe addiction to heroin have left her volatile and desperate. Her family fears that if she does not heal from her violent past and the childhood she lost, she will never have the future she deserves. Sylvia Parsons is Karissa's Interventionist.
S16 E07Dec 21, 2016
Daniel / Robert Dec 21, 2016 Brothers Daniel and Robert were on the road to success. Daniel was headed for a career with the NY Yankees and Robert was an aspiring civil engineer. Injury ended a once bright career for Daniel who slid into using pain pills and then heroin to cope. The constant insecurity of living in his younger brother's shadow lead Robert down the same path. Now the brothers spend their days injecting up to 21 bags of heroin per day--each. It is only a matter of time before this family loses both boys. Jeff Van Vondernen is the Interventionist.
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S17 E01Aug 1, 2017
Jennifer Aug 1, 2017 A young mother's eating disorder has been a life-long affliction, now compounded by drug and sex addiction–but to get rid of all of her demons she'll have to eliminate more than just her food.
S17 E02Aug 8, 2017
Katie S. Aug 8, 2017 Katie was a beautiful and successful mortgage broker and drug & alcohol counselor whose pride and joy were her two kids. But a devastating breakup resulted in losing custody, and sent Katie into a downward spiral of heroin and meth addiction. Her face is now ravaged from use, and her veins are so damaged that she resorts to injecting heroin anally, aka "booty bumping.” Katie supports her habit by webcam stripping and prostitution, and her family fears that if she doesn't get help, the next step will be an OD.
S17 E03Aug 15, 2017
Kathy Aug 15, 2017 Wealthy entrepreneur loses everything to crack, reducing her life to a never ending cycle of prostitution and begging
S17 E04Aug 22, 2017
Shiann G. Aug 22, 2017 Tiffany had the talent to be a successful graphic designer, but severe complications from the birth of her first child led to an addiction to prescribed pain pills. Then post-partum depression after her second and third pregnancies, resulted in an opiate addiction. After her husband took their three kids and filed for divorce, Tiffany became a full time heroin addict. Today, she has a new husband and baby, but her addiction is threatening to end the marriage, and if she doesn't get help–her life. Sylvia Parsons is Tiffany's Interventionist.
S17 E05Aug 29, 2017
Jordan Aug 29, 2017 As a child Melissa endured an unstable and tumultuous upbringing. As a teenager, she found a friend in crack cocaine and began a life of partying and drugs that continued until her son was born. Eager to create a stable life for her child, Melissa went cold turkey and enrolled in nursing school. But the good times did not last long. Melissa fell narrowly short of graduating, and slipped back into a life crack cocaine and heroin abuse. Now, at 32, Melissa sells her body to support her habits and has lost custody of her son. Her family fears that she has nothing left to live for and, without an intervention, will soon be dead.
S17 E06Sep 12, 2017
Christie Sep 12, 2017 Austin had everything he could have wanted growing up: the love and support of a close-knit family and an invitation to go to a school for gifted teens. But not wanting to be separated from his pals, Austin turned the offer down in favor of the local high school, a decision that led to a life of partying, and ultimately down the rabbit hole of heroin and fentanyl addiction. Now his family can only watch in horror as Austin wastes his considerable gifts on the relentless pursuit of his addiction.
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S18 E01Jan 3, 2018
Katherine C. Jan 3, 2018 In the season premiere, Katherine was a bright college student with dreams of becoming a journalist until she was abducted and brutally assaulted. Katherine swiftly spiraled, becoming dependent on a dangerous mix of drugs to mask the trauma. Her parents have already purchased a burial plot for her and are certain that it’s only a matter of time before they bury their only child.
S18 E02Jan 10, 2018
Tanisha L. Jan 10, 2018 A woman battles a heroin addiction that surfaced after her fiancé was murdered in front of her.
S18 E03Jan 17, 2018
Joshua B. Jan 17, 2018 A successful businessman who underwent back surgery develops a life-threatening addiction to pain pills and hand sanitizer.
S18 E04Jan 24, 2018
Shiann G. Jan 24, 2018 At the age of 22, Shiann has already faced a lifetime of pain. The shocking death of her sister, a diagnosis of A.S., a progressive and debilitating disease, and an unexpected divorce, sent this once vivacious fitness model and bodybuilder down a path of meth-fueled binges. With no help in sight, her family fears losing another loved one to an early death.
S18 E05Jan 31, 2018
Melissa Jan 31, 2018 A woman who slipped back into a life of crack cocaine and heroin abuse sells her body to support her habits; family members fear she will lose more than just the custody of her son.
S18 E06Feb 7, 2018
Austin Feb 7, 2018 A student's decision to stay in a local high school with his friends instead of attending a school for gifted teens leads to a life of partying and an addiction to heroin and fentanyl.
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S19 E01Jun 6, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 1 / Chapter 2 Jun 6, 2018 In a collection of affluent suburban communities north of Atlanta called “The Heroin Triangle” the rise of the nation’s opioid crisis, from prescription pills to full-blown heroin epidemic, is documented through city officials, community leaders, and addicts themselves. Tiffany and Billy, a volatile couple living out of their car, receive a sizable tax return that sets them up to score a large of amount of heroin. Their addiction threatens to destroy the family they’re building. As a homeless and gay man, Tracey faces unique challenges as he spends his days hopping busses and hiding out in bathrooms stalls shooting heroin. Zac’s a free-spirit but his musical gifts are undermined by his crippling heroin addiction. Interventionist Heather Hayes enlists the help of her colleague Donna Chavous to further investigate the city’s handling of the epidemic.
S19 E02Jun 13, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 3 Jun 13, 2018 The heroin crisis rages on in the idyllic suburbs north of Atlanta, nicknamed "The Heroin Triangle." Interventionist Heather Hayes enlists the help of her colleague Donna Chavous to further investigate the city's handling of the epidemic. Zac's family history of violence and drug abuse threatens to undermine his intervention. And flush with the money from his tax return, Billy and Tiffany purchase heroin and check into a hotel. It's a welcome respite from living in Tiffany's car, until Tiffany disappears.
S19 E03Jun 20, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter #4 Jun 20, 2018 23-year-old heroin addict Toni finds herself in danger when her pimp sends her out on a call that goes wrong. The Heroin Triangle expands its reach, putting first responders at risk, and increasing police presence in the area. Police Sergeant Josh Liedke reaches out to a young homeless addict and tries to get her into a detox center. 55-year-old Allen finds himself squatting in an abandoned house, having squandered millions from his trust fund to feed his heroin addiction.
S19 E04Jun 27, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 5 Jun 27, 2018 Interventionist Michael Gonzales attempts to get Toni's mother, father, and sister on the same page to intervene on Toni, but Carla's belligerent behavior threatens to derail the process before it even begins. We meet Kiersten and David, a young, heroin-addicted couple living in a co-dependent relationship with David's mother, Linda. Kiersten prepares for a mandatory meeting with her probation officer by hiding synthetic urine in her boot, in case of a drug screening.
S19 E05Jul 4, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 6 Jul 4, 2018 Ken Seeley and Allen's family try to convince him that treatment is the best option, but police are called to the scene when the situation escalates. 24-year old Taylor dances at a local strip club to finance her heroin habit. David and Kiersten's relationship comes to a dramatic head when David's mother loses her patience with Kiersten. 31-year old Angela quits heroin cold turkey, and is now "white knuckling" it through her day while trying to win back custody of her two children. Toni disappears and the search is on to find her before it's too late.
S19 E06Feb 6, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 6 Feb 6, 2018 Ken Seeley and Allen’s family try to convince him that treatment is the best option, but police are called to the scene when the situation escalates. 24-year old Taylor dances at a local strip club to finance her heroin habit. David and Kiersten’s relationship comes to a dramatic head when David’s mother loses her patience with Kiersten. 31-year old Angela quits heroin cold turkey, and is now “white knuckling” it through her day while trying to win back custody of her two children. Toni disappears and the search is on to find her before it’s too late.
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S20 E01Jan 2, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 1 / Chapter 2 Jan 2, 2018 Documenting the nation's opioid crisis in the Heroin Triangle, a collection of affluent suburban communities north of Atlanta; volatile couple Tiffany and Billy use a sizable tax return to score a large of amount of heroin.
S20 E03Jan 9, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 3 Jan 9, 2018 A heroin addict's pimp sends her out on a bad call; the expanding reach of the Heroin Triangle puts first responders at risk; a police sergeant tries to get a homeless addict into a detox center; a former millionaire squats in an abandoned house.
S20 E04Jan 16, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 4 Jan 16, 2018 Toni reveals details from her past relationship with Micah; interventionist Ken Seeley meets with Allen's sister to hear more about his past; Heather Hayes and Candy Finnigan switch gears in their triple intervention of Tiffany, Billy and Tracey.
S20 E05Jan 23, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 5 Jan 23, 2018 Michael Gonzales attempts to get Toni's mother, father and sister on the same page for Toni's intervention; young, heroin-addicted couple Kiersten and David live in a co-dependent relationship with David's mother, Linda.
S20 E06Feb 6, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 6 Feb 6, 2018 Police are called to the scene when a situation escalates; a young woman dances at a local strip club to finance her heroin habit; David and Kiersten's relationship comes to a dramatic head; Angela quits heroin cold turkey.
S20 E07Feb 14, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 7 Feb 14, 2018 Taylor's mother makes a disturbing discovery; Angela's frustration with her ex-husband challenges her ability to stay clean; Kiersten attempts to reconcile with her parents, but her heroin use stands in the way.
S20 E08Feb 20, 2018
The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 8 Feb 20, 2018 Angela encounters a deadly relapse trigger; Taylor's mother has trouble keeping her emotions in check after her daughter's dangerous lifestyle escalates; Donna Chavous employs tough tactics in her double intervention of Kiersten and David.