Intervention

Documentary USA 2005

Intervention

Documentary USA 2005

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Documentary USA 2005

23 seasons, 315 episodes

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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Specials (24 marca 2008)

1. In-Depth: Heroin Hits Home

Donnie Wahlberg narrates a special report on heroin addiction among the residents of the Boston suburbs.

24 marca 2008

2. In-Depth: Pregnant & Addicted

3. In-Depth: Heroin Highway

Season 1 (6 marca 2005)

1. Tommy & Alyson

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.

6 marca 2005

2. Gabe & Vanessa

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 He has even withdrawn money from his parent's accounts without them knowing about it.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.

13 marca 2005

3. Jerrie & Tamela

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.

20 marca 2005

4. Alissa and Brian

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.

27 marca 2005

5. Sara

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.

3 kwietnia 2005

6. Travis and Matt

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.

17 kwietnia 2005

7. Peter and Renee

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.

1 maja 2005

8. Tina

Once the valedictorian of New Hope Christian Academy, Tina is now a real-life desperate housewife. Taking 10-20 vicodin a day simply to function (and supplementing her usage with percocet), this mother of a 3-and-a-half year old son spends her days gambling her house and car payments while stoned on prescription pills. With most of her jewelry in pawn shops, and forced to take paycheck advances even though her husband of 14 years has a $100,000+ annual income, Tina now writes insurance policies from home and spends her days at horse tracks and in Bingo halls. Favoring horse tracks because she can take her son with her, Tina says that "my addictions have cost me my life." With her marriage, health and finances in complete crisis (she has spent "hundreds of thousands of dollars on gambling and pills"), her husband Harley says that "this show may be the only thing left that can save our lives."

8 maja 2005

9. Christine & Kelly P.

Cristine is a 29-year-old wife and mother. While she loves her family, she can't live without her beer. Cristine drinks at least 18 beers a day, starting at 7am, sneaking out during work and not stopping until she passes out at night. Her husband's scared for their son and her mother's terrified that Cristine is killing herself. They are staging an Intervention in hopes that Cristine will get help. Kelly is an anorexic who is down to 93 pounds. And now her young daughter Disa is following in her footsteps, often picking at food and sometimes refusing to eat all together. Kelly's friends are seeking help not just to save Kelly, but her daughter as well.

5 czerwca 2005

10. Kelly F. & Mark

This story, presented from the Intervention angle, will be an emotional look into the true crisis moment of an upper-middle class family from picturesque Huntington Beach trying to "save their son from certain death." Once lovable and talented, Kelly scored well above the genius level with a 160 in Abstract Reasoning on his IQ test. However, Kelly suffers from severe dyslexia and scored a 40 in language. Placed into emotionally and mentally challenged classes as a child, Kelly's family went on to sue the Malibu School System and prevailed - but not before Kelly had lost all of his self-esteem and hopes of a normal education. The grandchild of legendary comedian Jackie Coogan (Uncle Fester on "The Addam's Family"), the now 23-year-old Kelly is a bright, creative and engaging young man - who sleeps in the bushes and uses the jail as a revolving door. Once an athlete excelling in rollerblading, Kelly was recently robbed of his blades while passed out in a park. The story will open as we join Kelly's family searching for him as he has disappeared again on a binge -- the search will start at the local hospitals and jails. The family, in their own words below, sees Intervention as the last hope for their son. Holding Kelly's beloved dog as leverage in the local pound, Leslie and Rob are committed to getting Kelly into treatment at any cost. This 49-year-old good-looking graduate from Texas Christian University sold commercial real estate and had a promising future. Now, he is addicted to prescription pain medication including heavy amounts of the narcotic, oxycontin. Part of a growing epidemic of back pain sufferers in America abusing prescription medication, Mark has undergone seven spinal surgeries that his family is not sure he needed - seemingly to get more medication. Tracing the roots of his problems to a motorcycle accident at the age of 15 (he suffered a broken arm and whiplash), Mark claims he has been dealing with failed back syndrome ever since. Mark takes high doses of medication each day including 240 mg of dezerol, 360 mg of oxycontin, 120 mg of roxycodone and either Paxil, Xanax or Trazodone, on top of a morphine drip that he has implanted in his back. Denying his family access to his doctors or medical records, Mark admits that the amount of medication he takes would kill most people. And, on top of all these pills, Mark also steals oxycontin from his wife who is dying of Stage 4 Bone Cancer - she was given 2 months to live in December of 2004. Mark has agreed to speak about his life and the medication he takes. Facing Mark in his denial is certain to be emotional and explosive - and truly the final chance for his dying wife, Carolyn, to see her husband clean.

12 czerwca 2005

11. Rachel & Tommy

Rachel, now 26, grew up a beautiful child in idyllic upper-middle class Maryland. But her body is withering away and she hasn't been home in years. Rachel is addicted to heroin and lives on the streets, making money as a prostitute. Her family and friends know she has already hit bottom and is nearing death. An Intervention is their only hope for Rachel. Tommy is a 38-year-old executive from Texas. He began using cocaine heavily a little over a year and half ago. Since that time Tommy quit his job, sold his Lexus, his retirement plan and his million-dollar condo to sustain his cocaine habit. Most of his furniture and other possessions have been sold for cocaine. Tommy is homeless. He is riding around on a bicycle. He sleeps on the roof of his friends' condos or on park benches. He hides from his friends and family because he is so ashamed at what his life has become. The people who love and care for him are desperate for him to get help, an Intervention is their last hope.

26 czerwca 2005

12. Michael & Randi

Michael has a serious rage problem. He has a history of violent behavior and has been known to punch holes into the walls of his father's house. Randi is a bulimic and a crystal meth addict. She is in denial of her condition and cannot deal with the fact that she was sexually abused as a kid.

26 czerwca 2005

13. Michael & Brooks

A school athlete is addicted to pills and beer after emotional pain. A former wrestling star has turned into a drug addict after a car accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Even in a wheelchair, he has no problem getting high.

3 lipca 2005

14. Follow Up

This emotional documentary series helps all types of people face their fears and hopefully cure them of their addictions. This special will allow us to see what happened to everyone after his or her intervention. In addition, letting us see if their intervention was successful or not.

10 lipca 2005

15. Follow Up

Christmas brings us a follow-up episode. We get updated on previous addicts' present situations. We delve into their lives after the invention and brief follow-up that appears at the end of each episode. We meet again with the addicts several weeks after their interventions for them to update us on their condition, their family and friends and their lives.

25 grudnia 2005

Season 2 (1 stycznia 2006)

1. Corinne

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?

1 stycznia 2006

2. Howard & Aubrey

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.

1 stycznia 2006

3. Adam & Michael

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?

1 stycznia 2006

4. Heidi & Michelle

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.

1 stycznia 2006

5. Salina & Troy

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

8 stycznia 2006

6. Kristen

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.

15 stycznia 2006

7. Follow Up: Briooks, Aubrey & Christine

This follow-up episode showed life after the intervention for Brooks, Audrey and Cristine. Cristine's life used to be all about alcohol. She would drink at breakfast, on the train to work, and all day long afterwards. Her drinking was destroying her love life, as well as the rest of her families. Cristine is now clean, and has kept that way since her intervention. Brooks was addicted to all drugs ever since he was paralyzed in a ATV accident. Him and his brother Ian would rent hotels and do drugs together. Both got interventions, and both went to treatment. Since their interventions, both were tested positive for pot. Audrey was addicted to heroin. She used to be a star athlete, but after she came out to her parents that she was a lesbian, she has been hooked on the drug. Since her intervention, she has been clean, and back to playing the sports she once loved.

22 stycznia 2006

8. Antwahn & Billy

Antwahn and Billy are two men who are about to fall off the edge. Antwahn played basketball professionally for Los Angeles Clippers and in Europe for over a decade, but then a knee injury cut his career short. He began to binge on crack-cocaine and ended up homeless on skid row. Billy is your stereotypical drug user, he searches for any type of fix for his desperate need of drugs, and professes a love for the needle. He's a chronic heroin user, he steals his mother's Xanax and her Avon income, and shoots up cocaine intravenously. It's time for an Intervention for these two men.

12 marca 2006

9. Annie & Amy

Annie is both anorexic and bulimic. She is engaged to a man, Kevin, who desperately wants an Intervention for her before her eating disorders kill her. Amy turned to drugs after she was sexually molested at age 16. She tried to deal with the pain with drugs but instead ended up living on park benches with her boyfriend. Amy's mother has reached to Intervention as a last resort. Can interventions save these two young women?

19 marca 2006

10. Chuckie

Chuckie is 28, the son of a famous musician and was born in the 70s, the decade of rock 'n' roll. He was surrounded by musicians all his life and grew up as a priveleged kid. He aspired to be an athlete or a singer. Drugs got in the way of his dreams though. He was born addicted to heroin, the third generation addict. Drugs have taken over his life and he is the last family member not to get clean. It's time for him to step up and accept his intervention.

26 marca 2006

11. Gina & Andrea

Gina is the fun-loving girl who thirsts for life and is ambitious, but who struggles with an addiction to drugs. Andrea is a 30 year old promising single mother who is addicted to the party scene. She's a brilliant mother by day, a alcoholic and a drug addict by night. This is her chance to turn her life around with an intervention.

2 kwietnia 2006

12. John

John is a man who is highly addicted to crack and alcohol. He turned to drugs at 13 when he lost his mother. His family is now staging in Intervention to try and save him.

9 lipca 2006

13. Follow Up: Antwahn & Rachel

Remember Antwahn and Rachel? See how they're doing on this follow up episode.

16 lipca 2006

14. Tammi & Daniel

Tammi is a 45 year old woman hooked on alcohol despite her middle class upbringing. Her family paid for everything from golf lessons to tennis lessons. Daniel is a man who got addicted to meth after trying it out as a result of his emotional difficulties surrounding his molestation. Interventions are the only hopes for these two adults now.

23 lipca 2006

15. Mike & James

Mike's past of being a high achiever left him behind when he began speed balling, mixing herion with cocaine. He's lost everything and an intervention is his only option to potentially put his life back together again. James was also a smart person, a student with straight As until he started to take meth to try and deal with his mother's near fatal illness. His mother has contacted Intervention to try and save her son.

30 lipca 2006

16. Tim

Tim has a major problem...crack. Before the drugs, he was headed on the right path. He was a successful producer and musician with a bright future. He let crack run his life and he almost lost everything.

6 sierpnia 2006

17. Betsy

Betsy went through a devastating time when her marriage fell apart. She began drinking heavily to help the pain. Her family is trying to help her with no results. They finally give her an ultimatum. She either quits drinking or she will lose all of their support and she would be on her own.

13 sierpnia 2006

18. Cristy

Cristy had a bright career in front of her as a clothing designer until she got hooked on crystal meth and alcohol at age 13. She gets her money for drugs by stripping in a local bar. Her family has been trying to help for a very long time. Cristy's dad has seen her deteriorate right up to this lowest point. She is on the verge of a psychotic state and has already been diagnosed with a psychological disorder.

20 sierpnia 2006

19. Sylvia

Once a socialite, high school cheerleader, regular actress on All My Children and The Doctors, and was a once very successful interior decorator. Now Sylvia, working as a retailer, has been an alcoholic for 5 years. She drinks up to 15 mini bottles of vodka a day, visits the bar on her lunch break, goes to work drunk, and drives home drunk. Her children were taken away from her and now live with her ex-husband. Her mother oftens comes to her house, and searches for Sylvia's stash and throws anything she can find in the garbage. Everyone can see Sylvia's problem is getting worse day by day, and an intervention may be Sylvia's only chance to save herself.

3 grudnia 2006

20. Laurie & Jessie

Jessie, a 21 year old college student studying medicine and hopes of working in medical field, has been bulimic for 3 years. She eats everything and anything she can get, and purges up to 3 times a day. She was forced to leave college, and was kicked out of her sorority for eating everyones share of food. Then she was kicked out of her parent's house because they couldn't afford to feed her anymore. Now she works as a hostess by day, and secretly is a stripper by night to support her disorder. Laurie, a mother of 3, is addicted to pain killers. She takes a variety of pills daily, up to 10 a day. Now her children live with her parents because they were taken away from Laurie. Both girls families' have interventions to save there lives, and both agree to the terms.

10 grudnia 2006

21. Lauren

Lauren seemed to be on exactly the right track in life. In high school she was a cheerleader, a dancer, a swimmer and a fabulous student. After graduating college, she became a high school health and gym teacher and was highly admired by the students. All of this was a smokescreen however for her fast growing problem - her addiction to heroin. This three year problem has cost Lauren her job and her apartment. She has resorted to living with her mother and is plagued by mood swings. Her family feels that their only hope for Lauren lies in an intervention.

17 grudnia 2006

Season 3 (16 marca 2007)

1. Ryan

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.

16 marca 2007

2. Jacob

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?

30 marca 2007

3. Kim

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.

6 kwietnia 2007

4. Anthony

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

6 kwietnia 2007

5. Trent

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?

20 kwietnia 2007

6. Dillon

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.

13 kwietnia 2007

7. Jessica & Hubert

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.

27 kwietnia 2007

8. Laney

Laney is an alcoholic who has lost everything she had dreamed for. She has already been to the Emergency Room numerous times and once to the ICU. Her body is heavily damaged from years of abuse. Desparate for attention from her divorced husband whom she still has feeling for, her days are full of binge drinking for hours at a time. Laney's family is upset that it has gotten this far. Laney has also openly mentioned suicidal thoughts as well pushing the family for an intervention as soon as possible. Can Laney get help before it's too late?

1 czerwca 2007

9. Ashley

Ashley, 20, is a user of various drugs and regularly runs away from her problems at home. She has done it countless times, whenever she wants to escape from something she doesn't want to do. She dislikes her family's strict religious views and values and has since drawn away from them to live by her own rules. But can she survive alone and without her family's support? The family comes together to try and change Ashley's strayful ways with an intervention.

8 czerwca 2007

10. Andrea & Ricky

Andrea is a nurse and also a crack addict. She knows the effects of the drug and the consequences, yet she continues to put her life at risk. Her family is very worried about her and hopes that an intervention can get her back on the right track. Ricky was a well-rounded student with good marks and great athletic abilities. He has served the country as a police officer and by being part of the military. His addiction to heroin has tainted his accomplishments and needs an intervention to change his life.

15 czerwca 2007

11. Leslie

Leslie is a mother of three kids and a prominent member of the community. She volunteers her time at her children's school and at the local church. However, she's hiding a dark and raging addiction to alcohol that threatens the family's stability. After many encounters with the law because of her addiction, can Leslie finally choose her family over alcohol with the help of an intervention?

22 czerwca 2007

12. Coley

Coley has a good life with his wife and family as well as a good job in the forestry industry. Yet, Coley has an addiction to crystal meth and snorts the substance on a daily basis. This makes his job much more endangering than it really should be. Coley\'s life, filled with the things he loves most, is falling apart, and the only solution the family sees is sending him to treatment.

10 sierpnia 2007

13. Caylee

Caylee, 23, is bulimic and has an addiction to heroin. She has dropped down to 80 lbs, which is dangerously low. Caylee's mother, Christy, has been a major influence for her addictive behavior. Christy has had a terrible past and has hidden bulimia from her family since she was much younger, over 30 years ago. Christy taught Caylee how to watch her weight and together they now suffer from this very dangerous eating disorder. The family wants to help both of them, but they need to have Christy present at the intervention to first confront Caylee. Then, the family plans to confront Christy, with treatment options for both of them.

17 sierpnia 2007

14. Pam

Pam is an alcoholic with a terrible past full of failed marriages and abuse. She uses drinking to cope with her past and to try to move forward in her life. Cirrhosis, the degradation of the liver due specifically to alcohol, has already claimed one member of her family. Her family does not want Pam to be the second victim and urge her through an Intervention to agree to treatment.

24 sierpnia 2007

15. Jill

Jill was a successful beautiful person but was betrayed by a boyfriend who distributed copies of a tape that depicted them having sex. Now, Jill is depressed and hurt, using a substance to numb her pain. Jill is becoming addicted to alcohol and fast. Her family wants to have an intervention in the hopes of preventing any further damage.

7 września 2007

Season 4 (16 czerwca 2008)

1. Chad

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

16 czerwca 2008

2. Emily

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.

3 grudnia 2007

3. Follow Up: Ryan & Hubert

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?

17 grudnia 2007

4. Brooke

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.

7 stycznia 2008

5. Jason & Joy

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?

14 stycznia 2008

6. Ben & Josh

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.

21 stycznia 2008

7. Tressa

Tressa is 32 and was one of the world's top female shot-putters. However, a routine drug test revealed a life as a IV drug user. Tressa is now using crystal meth daily as her life spirals out of control. Can her family save Tressa?

28 stycznia 2008

8. John T

John was a former athletic star but an injury led him to drown his disappointment in alcohol and a variety of drugs. John is aggressive and his addiction is fueling distance between everyone he knows. Many family members are participating in hopes that an intervention can save John's life.

4 lutego 2008

9. Brad

After serving two rounds in Iraq, Brad has returned home but has brought some extra baggage with him: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has begun to use drugs and alcohol to numb and forget the endless nightmares and flashbacks that haunt him. Unfortunately, it is getting worse, and his temper and reckless behavior are becoming life-threatening to himself and others. His family is banding together and holding an intervention.

24 marca 2008

10. Lawrence

Lawrence, 34, is a successful entrepreneur but had a dark past of emotional and physical abuse. He numbs his pain with alcohol, drinking litres of alcohol a day. He has also battled cancer recently. His family gather for an intervention in the hope to change his life.

17 marca 2008

15. Marie

Marie struggled with poverty and has had 3 marriages end in divorce. She still managed to become successful, becoming a matchmaker and socialite, appearing on TV and other talk shows. Her next husband is an addict and an alcoholic and Marie soon had the same problem - alcohol. Marie's family is racing to hold this intervention in hope that she will change her ways.

14 lipca 2008

16. Tom

Tom grew up in a gangster lifestyle in a rough Boston neighborhood. By the time he was 20, he was working as a fireman but dealing drugs and getting into trouble by night. Tom has a family and four children but has now lost them all due to the pending drug charges after being caught. Can his family save him from losing everything?

21 lipca 2008

Season 5 (16 czerwca 2008)

1. Chad

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.

16 czerwca 2008

2. Dan

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.

23 czerwca 2008

3. Sandra

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.

30 czerwca 2008

4. Charles

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.

7 lipca 2008

5. Marie

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.

14 lipca 2008

6. Tom

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.

21 lipca 2008

7. Asa

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?

28 lipca 2008

8. Derek

Derek became depressed in his thirties and started to drink to cope with his troubles and responsibilities. Now, Derek has lost his wife and he laments this and continues to drink to drown this loss. Derek's family is worried because he has tried to commit suicide. They feel an intervention is their last hope to help Derek.

4 sierpnia 2008

9. Allison

Trauma from childhood caused Allison to quit her aspirations of becoming a doctor halfway through her pre-medical program at college. Allison's parents also got divorced and she started to inhale a compressed gas used as a computer dust remover. The mixture of chemicals is potentially fatal with every use, however, Allison uses up to 10 cans per day. Can Jeff turn Allison's life around?

11 sierpnia 2008

10. Intervention In-Depth: Meth Mountain

A disturbing look into one small town in northern Alabama where many are struggling with addiction to methamphetamines and other drugs. People offer their stories including Chuck, a father who may lose custody of his children; Boo, who has become aged horribly due to long-time drug use; Shanta, who used the drug while pregnant. Dr. Holley explains her interest in helping the entire town rid the addiction. A special, first-of-its-kind episode of Intervention you can't miss.

18 sierpnia 2008

11. Phillip

Phillip, 44, is an established singer and writer but has had an unstable childhood full of pain. He numbs that pain with alcohol but has lost his career and his family. Can he break this cycle of recklessness and restore his lost relationships, especially the one with his daughter?

25 sierpnia 2008

12. Mike & Jenny

Once a police officer until injured, Mike now 67, used to catch addicts and drug dealers. Now, Mike's OCD signs are emerging, with his obsessions about germs forcing him to wash his hands over 40 times a day. The obsessions of germs is so bad, that Mike starves thinking his food is spoiled. Jenny, 32, was treated for endometriosis which crushed her dreams of having a family. She turned to prescription drugs but her addiction escalated to heroin and methamphetamines. Jenny has overdosed several times already. Can her family stop enabling her drug use and get her the help she needs?

1 września 2008

13. Intervention After Treatment Special

An episode of Intervention where former addicts come together for a candid discussion on what has changed since their time on the show. Have they gotten their lives back on tract? How are their relationships? Those participating include Sylvia (Season 2. Ep#32), Michelle (Season 2, Ep#17), Hubert (Season 3, Ep#41), Dillon (Season 3, Ep#40), and Coley (Season 3, Ep#46). Also interviewed the regular interventionists: Jeff, Candy, and Ken. The special is hosted by Chris Lawford.

8 września 2008

14. Kristen

When Kristen was 3, her parents divorced and soon after her grandparents died, and Kristen somehow felt responsible. Then Kristen's mother married an alcoholic and addict, whose daughter introduced Kristen to drugs. By 15, Kristen was getting high. Currently, Kristen shoots heroin and cocaine, and then stays with her parents to recover. Ridden with guilt, Kristen's mother is desperate to save her only daughter's life.

22 września 2008

15. Ed & Bettina

Ed, 53, and Bettina, 49, had a picture-perfect life, including three adoring kids, a dream home, sports cars, motorcycles, and a respected place in their church community. But six years ago, Ed made a bad career move and ended up unemployed. He and Bettina lost everything they had worked for. They began to drink, and quickly became alcoholics. Ed has been hospitalized for internal bleeding, and Bettina for withdrawals so excruciating she thought she was dying. Their children have begged them to stop drinking but they need an intervention now to help their parents.

29 września 2008

16. Intervention In-Depth: Prescription Addiction

Medicine cabinets are fuller than ever today. In one port town on Florida's west coast, pharmaceutical drug abuse and its often fatal consequences are sharply on the rise, particularly among teenagers and other young people. This year, deaths from pharmaceutical drug overdoses in the area are on pace to exceed accidental deaths from car accidents. Legal drugs account for three times as many overdoses as illegal drugs - an alarming finding. Pain clinics prescribe opioids like aspirin. Meet several people whose lives have been taken over by abuse of deadly and addictive drugs, all of which are perfectly legal. We'll also meet a group of community members and experts who are taking to the streets and airwaves in the hopes of stopping this silent epidemic once and for all.

20 października 2008

17. Intervention In-Depth: Heroin Hits Home

In the third episode of the in-depth focus, the documentary team travel to Boston, where parents are confronted with a common problem: kids using heroin. They talk to some of the users and follow some through a group therapy session. See how the courts got involved as well to get mandatory treatments. See how members of the community are dealing with and trying to change the problem. Donnie Walhberg narrates

30 listopada 2008

Season 6 (15 grudnia 2008)

1. Janet

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.

15 grudnia 2008

2. Nicole

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.

22 grudnia 2008

3. Brittany

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.

29 grudnia 2008

4. John C

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.

5 stycznia 2009

5. Follow Up: Tressa & Josh

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.

12 stycznia 2009

6. Casie

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.

19 stycznia 2009

7. Anthony

From an early age, Anthony's father made him feel worthless. His parents divorced, and his mother remarried, but she was still unhappy and turned to alcohol and drugs. It was little wonder, then, that Anthony began drinking at age 13. Another blow came when Anthony's younger brother died of leukemia. Anthony spiraled downward, and now he drinks half a gallon of vodka a day and takes whatever drugs he can find.

26 stycznia 2009

8. Lana

Lana grew up in a family of 11 children, and her older sister introduced her to drinking at the age of seven. Despite this precarious start, Lana excelled in sports and was active in the church. But at 18, Lana began to enter into dangerous relationships with men and started abusing drugs and alcohol. She was in two near-fatal car accidents. And now, too make things even worse, she is in a relationship plagued by physical violence.

2 lutego 2009

9. Angelina

When Angelina was eight, her family grew apart over an argument about money. Her mother turned to prescription drugs and cocaine to deal with the stress. After graduating from high school, Angelina became her younger brother's legal guardian, but she was overwhelmed by the job of taking care of her brother and addict mother. Angelina became addicted to OxyContin and spent her trust fund of $350,000 on the drug. Then Angelina turned to cheaper drugs and heroin to support her habit.

9 lutego 2009

10. Chris

Born into a family with traditional Catholic values, Chris struggled with his sexuality until coming out at 18. Now, at 34, Chris feels that being gay has cheated him out of the things he wants most--marriage, children, and inclusion in his family. He drinks first thing in the morning to ward off tremors, he's abusive to his partner, and he can't keep a job. His father believes Chris should be able to stop drinking by sheer force of will, but his mother believes that genetics is to blame for his alcoholism. Can the family overcome its divisions and work together for Chris?

16 lutego 2009

11. Intervention In-Depth: Compulsive Gambling

The face of gambling addiction has changed, dramatically. More women are falling prey to this insidious compulsion. They often sit for hours in front of slot-machines, poker tables, or even online gaming sites--leaving children unattended and piling up staggering debts. This is no longer a game. Many of these women have gone to great lengths to hide their gambling from families, only to hit rock bottom and lose everything. Some even serve time in jail. We will go inside this compulsion, examining the shame and fear that keeps it hidden, and the surprising casualties caught up in the gamble.

23 lutego 2009

12. Nik and Tiffany

Beloved by his five sisters and his teenage son, Nik 35, was the glue that holds his large family together. He was a proud college graduate who became the director of a multi-million-dollar casino chain at a young age. But now Nik is a homeless drug addict. Four years ago, after a debilitating back injury, he became addicted to OxyContin. His addiction worsened and he turned to heroin. Now Nik has lost his job, his home, and custody of his son. A tall, beautiful brunette, Tiffany maintained a perfect GPA in high school and played Varsity basketball. But despite her achievements, Tiffany's childhood was plagued by her parents' violent marriage and their drug and alcohol abuse. She married at 19 to escape the pain of her youth, but her controlling husband forced her to move back in with her mother. Battling feelings of worthlessness, Tiffany self-medicated with alcohol. Now, she has been hospitalized numerous times for alcohol-related injuries and has attempted suicide.

2 marca 2009

13. Sandy

Married with children and with a well established home, Sandy is struggling with her own addiction. She abuses prescription pain medication and mixes it with alcohol. Her family constantly keeps watch to monitor her diabetes and addictions. She's been in the hospital several times for complications to her illness. Can her family help her realize she has so much to live for?

16 marca 2009

14. Sharon

Sharon, 51, has several difficulties that have her family worried. She compulsively shops to take her mind off things. She has had several plastic surgery procedures due to feeling her appearance is inadequate. And she physically abuses her body because of a negative view of herself. Sharon is also acting impulsively, feeling urges to act out and harm people and things. Sharon's family are hoping for a proper diagnosis and treatment before she harms herself or anyone else.

23 marca 2009

Season 7 (25 maja 2009)

1. Gabe

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.

25 maja 2009

2. Jeff

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.

1 czerwca 2009

3. Sonia & Julia

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.

8 czerwca 2009

4. Donald

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.

15 czerwca 2009

5. Jason B.

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.

22 czerwca 2009

6. Nikki

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.

6 lipca 2009

7. Bret

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.

13 lipca 2009

8. Aaron & Andrea

As a boy, Aaron Brink was subjected to his parents' divorce and custody battle. He lived with his father while his 2 brothers lived with their mother. Aaron began rebelling in his teens, experimenting with alcohol and other drugs and spending time in juvenile prison. In his 20s he began a successful career as a mixed martial arts fighter and also worked as a porn star. He was introduced to crystal meth through the porn industry and addiction quickly took over his life. His wife and family are at their wit's end and hope Aaron will accept treatment to save his life. Andrea, a 29 year old mother of two from Milwaukee, grew up in a household strained by divorce and her father's alcoholism. Andrea married at 19 and had 2 children and seemed well on her way to happiness and stability, but turned to drink after her father died of the disease and is quickly following in her father's footsteps to an early grave. Andrea's mother, estranged husband and 2 children hope Andrea will accept treatment and return to being the wife and mother she was before she started drinking.

20 lipca 2009

9. Danielle

Although she has two loving children and an adoring husband, Danielle is dangerously addicted to Percocet. As a teen, Danielle felt neglected by her alcoholic father and began cutting herself. Now she spends each day hiding behind closed curtains, ignoring her children, and self-medicating with up to 40 Percocet a day. An intervention is the last chance Danielle's children have to get their mother back.

27 lipca 2009

10. Chad / Brooke Follow-up

The episode features Chad Gerlach, clean nearly a year, in training for his first competitive cycling race (in Italy) since undergoing treatment. He has signed on with a cycling team consisting of and sponsored by recovering addicts. His relationship with his girlfriend, pregnant with their first child, is also featured. Sobriety and impending fatherhood have caused Chad to mature significantly as a person. Chad performs poorly in the race, but has recovered and matured enough to realize it's just an early step in his road to recovery. The other half of the episode features Brooke, still struggling with abuse of prescription medications. She returned from treatment to her hometown and family and appeared to be well on the road to recovery before suffering a relapse. Eventually she is put on a different regimen of medications for her rheumatoid arthritis and undergoes knee replacement surgery, which greatly improves her mobility and obviates the need for addictive prescription medications.

3 sierpnia 2009

11. Joey

As a boy, Joey was subjected to his parents' divorce and subsequent remarriages. Both parents were focused primarily on their new marriages and starting new families and often neglected Joey's emotional needs. Joey entered his teens feeling rejected and abandoned by his parents, and began experimenting with marijuana and other drugs. At 19 he broke into his mother's house and stole her credit cards to finance his burgeoning heroin habit. His mother pressed charges and Joey spent a year in prison. Upon his release he entered treatment, began a successful career as a tattoo artist, met his girlfriend (also in recovery) and fathered a little girl (Lyla). Fatherhood proved to be too much pressure on Joey, however, and he relapsed. Now, Joey is seriously addicted to heroin, spending over $200 per day on the drug, is estranged from his father and has a dysfunctional relationship with his mother, and is in danger of losing his family, his home and his life to his addiction. Joey's family hopes an intervention can help him accept treatment, repair his relationship with his family and learn how to be a proper father to his little girl.

10 sierpnia 2009

12. Sebastian and Marcel

Sebastian and Marcel are brothers, ages 21 and 20, who were soccer stars at a young age. Sebastian was cool and rebellious, he hung out with older teammates and started doing marijuana, cocaine and meth. Meanwhile, Marcel started using cocaine, Xanax and OxyContin, and would also sell drugs. Their older brother is mad, their mom feels betrayed, and their father is ready to give up his wife, oldest son and his own life in order to save them.

17 sierpnia 2009

13. Gloria

Gloria, 53, is proud of being a good cook and an independent, fun-loving woman. She uses her cooking and charm as a means of getting her family to allow her to drink as much as she wants. Gloria found difficulty in raising her kids, especially with having an abusive husband. Gloria discovered she had breast cancer and underwent chemotherapy and radiation at he age of 42, but kept on drinking. Now she drinks and drives, misses work, and spends all her money on alcohol.

24 sierpnia 2009

14. Marci

Everyone believed Marci lived a perfect life. Her mother would go off to work and leave her alone with an abusive, alcoholic father. As she endured the abuse, mom turned her head and ignored it. Marci turned to drugs and alcohol too. Her marriage would fail and she lost the children. Yet her mother still believes she has no problems. Can an intervention help Marci and her mother to stop their dangerous behavior before it's too late?

7 września 2009

15. Intervention In Depth: Addiction in Uniform

This special looks at the gut-wrenching but hopeful stories of three Iraq veterans and their struggles with addiction caused by combat stress. Leia's flashbacks to the terrifying things she saw in Iraq caused her to drink until she connected with a support group of fellow veterans. Paul saw some of the heaviest fighting of the war and turned to alcohol and cocaine when he returned home, but a detox program is helping him to cope and move on. And after Matt was discharged, he had vivid nightmares about being shot or burning, and he started drinking to calm himself down.

14 września 2009

16. Allison/Gabe Follow-up

Gabe and Allison return to tell their stories after they both faced interventions and treatment. Gabe used heroin to deal with the deep emotional scars caused by his adoption. Will Gabe ever be able to accept his family's love and support? Meanwhile, Allison, who was addicted to inhalants, visits home for the first time to try to make amends to the people she hurt.

21 września 2009

17. One Man Rehab

Profiling "sober companions" who help former addicts, who are in rehab and living on their own, to help prevent a relapse.

28 września 2009

18. Intervention in Depth: Pot City

The Illegal cultivation of marijuana in Humboldt County, Cal., is examined. Included: law-enforcement officials are observed as they search for illegal activity and suspected growers.

19 października 2009

Season 8 (30 listopada 2009)

1. Linda

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.

30 listopada 2009

2. Greg

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.

7 grudnia 2009

3. Jennifer

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.

14 grudnia 2009

4. Rob

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?

21 grudnia 2009

5. Amy W.

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?

28 grudnia 2009

6. Sarah

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?

4 stycznia 2010

7. Jackie

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?

11 stycznia 2010

8. Vinnie

When Vinnie was a boy, his father abused him physically and verbally, leaving his mother feeling helpless. He developed a love for fast-paced sports, including BMX, motocross, and car racing, but his need for speed turned into an addiction to crack cocaine. Now, Vinnie lives in his car with his dog and smokes up to $1,000 worth of crack a week. Vinnie's mother tries to make up for not protecting him when he was younger by giving him money and a place to stay. But Vinnie needs more than that--he needs an intervention.

18 stycznia 2010

9. Robby

When Robby's mother discovered his talent for music, she became a classic stage mother and relentlessly pushed him. Robby formed a group which became an instant success, even earning a Grammy nomination. But Robby indulged in the excesses of fame and fortune, and became an alcoholic. The group fell apart, and Robby became deeply depressed. His family and friends fear that he is intentionally drinking himself to death and believe that an intervention is their last hope.

25 stycznia 2010

10. Intervention In-Depth: Huffing

They're cheap, easy to get and legal. They're also deadly. But that's not stopping teenagers and young adults from using chemical inhalants to get high. Hundreds of everyday products--household cleaners, disinfectants, computer dusters--contain chemicals that when breathed in give a powerful five-second high. It's called huffing and studies show that over two million kids nationwide are doing it. We'll take a powerful look at the trend and how it is shocking parents and destroying young lives.

1 lutego 2010

11. Marquel

Working as a fitness instructor at the most elite gyms and partying on the club circuit at night, Marquel seems to have the perfect life. But her family sees her exercise regime as obsessive-compulsive, and they watch her binge-drinking episodes end up in hospitalizations. They believe she is an exercise addict, bulimic, and alcoholic, and they have turned to interventionist Candy for help.

8 lutego 2010

12. Kristine

Kristine has major health problems like a blood clot in her brain and recently news of leukemia, yet alcohol is a daily part of her life. With the heavy burden of medical problems, Kristine feels hopeless and figures drinking will simply ease the process of death. Can an intervention work in this case? If the disease is terminal, is an intervention even the answer?

15 lutego 2010

13. Shane

Shane's musical aspirations are being ruined by his abuse of prescription medications (OxyContin). He even deals the drugs out of his family's home and puts them in danger. Shane's father was a drug addict who died from an overdose, so what will it take for Shane to realize that what he is doing is dangerous to himself and damaging to those around him?

1 marca 2010

14. Rocky

A former boxer fights homelessness and crack addiction for his life.

5 kwietnia 2010

15. Ashley

Ashley started using heroin when her grandfather passed away; her family fears that she will overdose and die.

12 kwietnia 2010

16. Amy P.

Amy and her family immigrated to Canada to escape the violence of South Africa; Amy has become anorexic and bulimic.

19 kwietnia 2010

17. Tyler

A mechanic turns to drugs and alcohol following the drug-related deaths of his brother and sister.

3 maja 2010

18. Richard

A traumatic childhood event and later health problems trap a man in a cycle of substance abuse.

10 maja 2010

Season 9 (28 czerwca 2010)

1. Donna & Josh

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.

28 czerwca 2010

2. Adam

Adam was once one of the top skiers in the United States. As a Marine, he served in 15 countries, including Iraq and Afghanistan on terrorist-related missions. But when he came back home from overseas, he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and started drinking. His alcohol abuse is ruining his body.

5 lipca 2010

3. Miriam

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?

12 lipca 2010

4. Andrew

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.

19 lipca 2010

5. Amber

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.

26 lipca 2010

6. Lorna

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.

2 sierpnia 2010

7. Joe

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.

9 sierpnia 2010

8. John/Dionicio

John is a flight attendant who loves his job, but his lifestyle is fueling his alcoholism. When he was a boy, John's parents focused their attention on his "profoundly retarded" brother. His mother blamed herself for the disability and turned her anger towards John. Now John's alcoholism leaves him prone to blackouts and frequent serious injuries, but he denies that anything is wrong. Growing up with an abusive mother, Dionicio turned to crime and drugs as a teen. He became a father, but couldn't handle the pressure of providing for a family. Now he spends his time panhandling and shooting heroin.

16 sierpnia 2010

9. Ryan/Jason

When Jason's mother and stepfather had twins, Jason felt abandoned. He dropped out of school and turned to drugs. Now he lives with his grandmother in a retirement community and takes up to 30 mg of Xanax and shoots heroin up to five times a day. After an overdose, Jason had multiple hospitalizations and four grand mal seizures. Worn out from the drama, his family is frustrated with their inability to get Jason to stop using drugs and into treatment. A chef for 15 years, Ryan dreams of running a kitchen in a four-star restaurant. But alcoholism stands in his way. Ryan always felt like the black sheep of the family compared to his successful, police officer brother. His mother supplies him with alcohol so that he doesn't go into withdrawal. But now the family feels that "it's not if we lose him, but when."

23 sierpnia 2010

Season 10 (13 grudnia 2010)

1. Rachel

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?

13 grudnia 2010

2. Darick

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.

20 grudnia 2010

3. Michelle / Austin

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.

27 grudnia 2010

4. Erin

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.

3 stycznia 2011

5. Jimmy

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.

10 stycznia 2011

6. Cassie

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.

17 stycznia 2011

7. Jimbo

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?

24 stycznia 2011

8. Jenna

Jenna, 28, once a sweet-natured and compassionate young girl, endured a brutal childhood that still haunts her and her siblings. Today she steals and manipulates her family to support her destructive heroin habit. Can Jenna and her siblings overcome their past to work together as a family and get Jenna into treatment?

31 stycznia 2011

9. Benny

An ambitious inventor and entrepreneur, Benny once dreamed of becoming a millionaire. But stress, drugs, and alcohol have turned his dream into a nightmare. Worst of all, he is no longer a dependable father to his six-year-old daughter. Benny, now 38 and living with his mother, has seen his relationship with his family reach the breaking point, and only an intervention can save him now.

7 lutego 2011

10. Megan / Maryanne

Once happy-go-lucky, Megan, 25, is now a volatile drug addict who scares her family with her unchecked anger. A child of neglect, Megan is now enabled and financed by her guilt-ridden mother. She spends her days drinking and smoking crack. How will Megan react when confronted by her family in an intervention they believe is needed to save her life?

21 lutego 2011

11. Jamie

Jamie abused both drugs and alcohol and at 21 she got sober. However, a fatal overdose that killed her twin sister triggered a relapse. Jamie already has pancreatitis and suicidal tendencies, she needs an intervention fast.

7 marca 2011

12. Tiffany D

Tiffany, a former beauty queen, has always wanted the family she never had. Now, after ten years of using crystal meth and looking for love in all the wrong places, Tiffany may lose the one thing she values most, her one-year-old daughter. Her family is terrified that they're going to lose Tiffany, and desperately hope that an intervention will save her from her abusive boyfriend and constant drug use.

14 marca 2011

13. Michael

A talkative, eccentric, antiques collector, Michael, 52, was a military brat who moved with his family all over Europe and the U.S. But what he really wanted was a stable, loving home. After a series of traumatic events, Michael began to do drugs, and now he's a rambling, self-loathing addict. Even worse, his two sons have become his using buddies. Michael needs an intervention to save himself and his children.

21 marca 2011

Season 11 (20 czerwca 2011)

1. Brittany

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?

20 czerwca 2011

2. Sarah and Mikeal

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?

27 czerwca 2011

3. Eddie

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?

4 lipca 2011

4. Latisha

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.

11 lipca 2011

5. Larry and Megan

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?

18 lipca 2011

6. Penny-Lee

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.

25 lipca 2011

7. Luke and Shantel

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.

1 sierpnia 2011

8. Tiffany D.

Tiffany, 24, a former athlete and cheerleader who dreamed of a career in the medical field, has no intention of giving up her IV crystal meth addiction, despite the fact that her four-year-old son is being cared for by her family. Can an intervention help Tiffany to regain her son and her life?

8 sierpnia 2011

9. Brittney and Ricardo

Brittney saw her food addiction transformed into a raging alcohol addiction after gastric bypass surgery. Now she stands to lose her family as they grow weary of her alcohol-fueled antics. Ricardo, is a dedicated dad of three on weekends, but suffers from a daily addiction to meth which threatens to destroy his health, professional success, and relationship with his children. Brittney's and Ricardo's families have been pushed to the brink, and now realize that only an intervention can save their loved ones.

15 sierpnia 2011

10. Michelle

Michelle, 30, looks like an aging mother of two who takes a daily concoction of methadone, Xanax, and blood pressure pills to keep her identity as an edgy party girl alive, while her family begs her to wake up to the harm that her addiction has caused them. Now the family has had enough, and they're finally ready to confront Michelle at an intervention.

22 sierpnia 2011

11. Jeff

A college graduate who now works as a genealogist, Jeff can't give up his 30-cans-of-beer-per-day habit even though his health is failing, he recently lost his wife, and his children are struggling to cope with the loss of their mother. Now Jeff faces a choice, his life or his beer. Can an intervention bring him to his senses?

29 sierpnia 2011

12. Jeanna

Jeanna conquered generations of addiction until the murder of her four-year-old son sent her spiraling into a $100-a-day meth addiction. An intervention is the only way to help Jeanna start to heal her troubled soul.

12 września 2011

13. Christina

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.

19 września 2011

Season 12 (3 stycznia 2012)

1. Christina

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.

3 stycznia 2012

2. Dallas

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.

9 stycznia 2012

3. Richard K

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.

16 stycznia 2012

4. Kimberly

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.

23 stycznia 2012

5. Suzon

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?

30 stycznia 2012

6. Dorothy & Ivan

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.

6 lutego 2012

7. Zeinah

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?

13 lutego 2012

8. Skylar & Jessa

When Skyler was a kid, his mother pushed him to do modeling and TV work, but the tension drove Skyler to drugs. Now he uses the new synthetic drug "bath salts," which cause him to hallucinate. Can an intervention save Skyler's sanity--and his life? Jessa's meth and alcohol addiction have caused her to hole up in the her parents' basement, drinking and using drugs until she blacks out, punches walls, and even attempts suicide. An intervention is desperately needed before Jessa overdoses and dies right under her parents' noses.

20 lutego 2012

9. Julie

Now 40, Julie has often turned to food and alcohol to find comfort in tough times. She had gastric bypass surgery when her weight ballooned, but now she spends her son's child support money on beer and 90-proof peppermint schnapps. She has a failing liver and constant blackouts, often waking up in strangers' beds. Julie needs an intervention before she loses her family--and her life.

27 lutego 2012

10. Courtney

Nicknamed the "junkie princess" by her drug-abusing friends, Courtney, 20, injects heroin up to eight times a day and prostitutes herself to finance her own and her boyfriend's addiction. But now Courtney's mother, sister, and grandmother are planning an intervention in one last-ditch attempt to convince her to leave her boyfriend and accept treatment.

5 marca 2012

11. Sean

Sean was once a popular DJ and charismatic crowd-pleaser, but now he's rapidly going downhill due to his extreme alcoholism. Sean struggled as a child, growing up in a rough neighborhood with an openly gay father. Today, he spends his days and nights drinking himself to death. He desperately needs an intervention before he loses his family and his life

12 marca 2012

12. Kaylene

As a child, Kaylene was physically abused by her father. Later, she and her mother began using coke together. Now Kaylene is a 21-year-old who oozes sweetness and charm but who is unafraid to die and will stop at nothing to get her next fix. After so many years of neglect, can Kaylene's family finally step up and help her get the live-saving treatment she so desperately needs?

26 marca 2012

13. Terry D./Leon

Once a stunning model and devoted mother, Terry binges on vodka every day to escape her mother's taunts and her father's neglect. She ignores her doctor's warning that she will be dead in six months if she doesn't stop drinking. Leon, a 25-year-old Russian-Jewish immigrant and former cello prodigy, smokes PCP to escape from the feelings of disappointment and failure that plague him. Both Terry and Leon have one last chance--an intervention.

2 kwietnia 2012

Season 13 (13 sierpnia 2012)

1. Nichole

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.

13 sierpnia 2012

2. Elena

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.

13 sierpnia 2012

3. Katie

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.

20 sierpnia 2012

4. Dennis

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.

27 sierpnia 2012

5. Diana

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.

10 września 2012

6. Britney & Terry K.

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.

17 września 2012

7. Amanda

Thirty-one year-old Amanda has exchanged her dreams of teaching for an alcohol and crack addiction, while her family erupts in anger over her dad's chronic enabling.

1 października 2012

8. Susie & Miriam

Attractive, charismatic 41year-old twins, Susie and Miriam, battle crack and alcohol addictions and each other as their career success and families slowly slip away.

8 października 2012

9. Ryan

Ryan, 25, is a sweet, sensitive man whose alcohol addiction is spiraling out of control as he and his fiance are expecting their first child in a matter of months.

15 października 2012

10. Cher

Loud and spunky 50 year-old Cher's alcohol addiction has led to liver damage and is driving a wedge between herself and her family.

22 października 2012

11. Al

Al, a big guy with a big personality, is sacrificing his relationships with his wife and children to chase his out-of-control meth and painkiller addiction.

29 października 2012

12. Megan H.

Megan is a 24-year-old addict who turned to drugs to kill the excruciating pain she experienced as a young teen after her innocence was stolen by her mother's boyfriend. Today, Megan's life is at a critical point and she is facing a long stint in prison with her next mistake.

19 listopada 2012

13. Nick

Kelly, a 27-year-old mother of three, mixes pills and meth to forget the man who destroyed her childhood.

26 listopada 2012

15. Sandi

Sandi, 64, is a vivacious, spunky and fun grandmother who loves gardening. But as her drinking escalates throughout the day, Sandi turns her gin-fueled anger on her 88-year-old mother and her 45-year-old daughter, alienating everyone in her wake. Can Sandi make peace with her estranged family and get the help she needs before it's too late?

3 grudnia 2012

16. Terry & Alissa

Charismatic businessman, spiritual leader and father, 56-year-old Terry is destroying his legacy with his crack addiction and taking his adoring son down with him. Alissa, 19 is a smart and fearless teenager who uses bath salts to mask her inner pain. Alissa must make peace with her estranged father in order to break free from her dangerous lifestyle and her self-destructive cycle.

10 grudnia 2012

17. Sarah P.

When her rock and best friend, her grandmother Elena, went away to treatment, Sarah, 21, spiraled out of control. Today, in denial of her own addiction, Sarah is on the same path of addiction her grandmother was on just six months ago. This cycle of addiction must stop in this family now, or unfortunately, Elena will pass on a legacy of addiction instead of recovery.

17 grudnia 2012

18. Tiffany

Tiffany is a 19-year-old, doe-eyed, innocent looking young woman who treks to the seediest parts of Baltimore to score heroin while her family tries to pray the "devil" out of her.

21 stycznia 2013

19. Dana

After losing her children, 32 year-old Dana spirals into a severe drug addiction to numb her pain while her desperate, grieving family pleads with her to stop.

28 stycznia 2013

20. Sean

28 stycznia 2013

21. Andrew

In an Intervention first that reveals a surprising outcome, we reach out to 18-year-old Andrew who once dreamed of a military career, but now binges and purges up to 12 times a day.

4 lutego 2013

Season 14 (13 czerwca 2013)

1. Jessica

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.

13 czerwca 2013

Intervention - season 14, episode 2
2. Dana

A 32-year-old woman who lost her children turns to drugs to numb the pain, despite the desperate pleas of her family.

20 czerwca 2013

Intervention - season 14, episode 3
3. Ryan

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.

27 czerwca 2013

4. Gina & Kaila

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.

11 lipca 2013

5. Eric

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.

18 lipca 2013

13. Carrie E.

22 sierpnia 2015

17. Ziggi

A former sensitive, artistic boy becomes addicted to crystal meth and GHB after growing up.

20 stycznia 2015

18. Lyndsay

A woman who used to be a talented dancer becomes addicted to oxycontin.

20 stycznia 2015

Season 15 (25 listopada 2014)

1. Kaeleen

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.

25 listopada 2014

2. Holley

A woman acts out through alcohol and cocaine abuse and gives birth to three children in the fog of addiction.

25 listopada 2014

3. Aimee

A 25-year-old woman is caught in the same cycle of addiction that killed her mother when she was a little girl.

2 grudnia 2014

4. Andrew

A man begins to spiral into addiction after his surrogate father figure is killed in a car accident.

9 grudnia 2014

5. Candace

After being raised by a single mother who struggled with addiction, a 23-year-old mother becomes addicted to cocaine and opiates.

16 grudnia 2014

6. T.J.

A 38-year-old woman alternates between being a wife and mother and a rock singer who is addicted to crack cocaine.

23 grudnia 2014

7. Jessica

A self-proclaimed party girl with a serious addiction to heroin spends her days on methadone and her nights injecting heroin and smoking crack.

30 grudnia 2014

8. Travis

After being devastated by his sister's suicide, a young man spirals out of control in a ceaseless sea of partying, gambling and alcohol.

6 stycznia 2015

9. Loren

A young woman with a traumatic past turns to alcohol to numb her pain, and winds up with seizures, black outs and severe mood swings.

6 stycznia 2015

10. Wes and Lise

A couple who have been together since their teens go from using marijuana and other recreational drugs to severe crack addiction.

13 stycznia 2015

11. Ginjer

Pain from dancing in a strip club leads a woman to become addicted to alcohol and opiates.

19 czerwca 2016

12. Ziggi

A sensitive, artistic boy grows up with alcoholic parents and winds up addicted to crystal meth and GHB as an adult.

20 stycznia 2015

13. Lyndsay

A woman who was a talented dancer as a child becomes addicted to oxycontin after her father commits suicide.

20 stycznia 2015

14. Jamie

After falling in with the wrong crowd at a young age, a man becomes addicted to crack and is estranged from his family.

27 stycznia 2015

15. Sarah

A woman loses custody of her three children after spiraling into a dangerous dependence on hydromorphone, speed, cocaine and morphine.

27 stycznia 2015

16. Meghan

A young musician becomes addicted to heroin after experiencing a tortured childhood and life on the streets.

3 lutego 2015

17. Katie

An intelligent, young woman alienates herself in order to protect her dangerous addiction to opiates.

10 lutego 2015

18. Wesley

After a decade of crystal meth use, a man makes his living by selling meth and other drugs.

17 lutego 2015

19. David

A man whose life has been filled with addiction and tragedy since childhood, is addicted to heroin and crystal meth.

24 lutego 2015

20. Cassandra

A young woman suffers from a severe eating disorder, depression and suicidal tendencies.

24 lutego 2015

21. John

After smoking crack cocaine for the first time and watching his world fall apart, a former businessman ends up addicted to heroin and lives on the streets.

3 marca 2015

22. Brad

After a man is electrocuted during a routine job cutting down a tree, he loses everything and becomes severely addicted to crack.

3 marca 2015

Season 16 (3 czerwca 2016)

1. Kaeleen

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.

3 czerwca 2016

2. Sierra

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.

13 marca 2016

3. Kacy

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.

20 marca 2016

4. Anne / Digger

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.

27 marca 2016

5. Barry

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.

3 kwietnia 2016

6. Karissa

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.

10 kwietnia 2016

7. Daniel / Robert

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.

17 kwietnia 2016

9. Robby

Five years ago Robby came out to his wife of twenty-nine years and two sons as transgender, exploding their world and Robby’s own in the process. Already a heavy drinker, Robby’s drinking intensified after coming out. Now, terrified of losing her wife, and being alone for the first time in her life, Robby has become a blackout drunk, downing up to forty ounces of vodka a day. Once a fun-loving partier, Robby has become increasingly violent when drunk. The family fears for Robby’s safety as well as their own. Without an intervention, Robby is in danger of losing her family forever. (Canadian produced.)

27 grudnia 2016

11. Diana

17 stycznia 2017

12. Daniel M

Daniel is a well-respected Paranormal expert. However, his sensitivity leaves him tormented by those entities needing to cross to the "other side." Daniel is now consuming a gallon of vodka per day to quiet "the voices." That, combined with easy access to pain meds and opiates Daniel takes for his lupus diagnosis, has left him spiraling out of control. His family fears that it's only a matter of time before he is lost inside a world he cannot escape.

26 czerwca 2016

13. Alicia D

A young woman becomes addicted to heroin and Xanax after reconnecting with her biological father.

10 lipca 2016

14. Brian N.

Brian had it all. He married his high school sweetheart, had two beautiful children and became the owner/director of his family's successful funeral home in Oklahoma. But while assisting with the recovery of bodies during the Oklahoma City bombings--including those in the building's nursery-- Brian fell apart and turned to alcohol for comfort and never turned back. He's now lost his wife, kids, and career due to his addiction, and his family feels that at the rate he's going, the next funeral will be his own.

17 lipca 2016

15. Jonel

Jonel was born into the Blackfeet Indian Tribe in Montana. When she was 9 months pregnant, her boyfriend was tragically killed in a car accident and then she gave birth to their daughter just days after the funeral. Shocked and grief stricken, Jonel began using Suboxone and meth--two drugs that are rampant on the reservation. 14 months ago, Jonel gave birth to her second child who was born addicted to Suboxone. Now at rock bottom, she begs and steals for her next fix. Her family fears that if Jonel doesn't get help soon, she will die, chalked up as just another statistic on a reservation.

24 lipca 2016

16. Robert

31 lipca 2016

17. Brittany

A woman abuses heroin and meth due to several traumatic events, including sexual assault and divorce, and her family fear her life is in imminent danger and that her habits have spread to other family members.

7 sierpnia 2016

18. Megan

A youth full of potential is marginalized at a young age by sexual assault. Following her partner to the big city, she is swallowed by the dangerous world of raving and designer drugs, now left huffing cans of Dust-Off in the aisles of her local hardware store.

15 sierpnia 2016

19. Ryan

A man bullied as a youth battles addiction after turning to drugs to fit in.

21 sierpnia 2016

20. Sarah

A college student turns to alcohol when coping with survivor's guilt.

28 sierpnia 2016

Season 17 (29 listopada 2016)

1. Jennifer

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.

29 listopada 2016

2. Katie S.

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.

29 listopada 2016

3. Kathy

Wealthy entrepreneur loses everything to crack, reducing her life to a never ending cycle of prostitution and begging

6 grudnia 2016

4. Shiann G.

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.

6 grudnia 2016

5. Jordan

13 grudnia 2016

6. Christie

13 grudnia 2016

7. Episode 7

20 grudnia 2016

8. Episode 8

20 grudnia 2016

9. Robbie

27 grudnia 2016

10. Jasmine

Jasmine was extremely close to her grandparents, Reg and Pauline, so when Pauline suddenly passed away, Jasmine couldn't cope and turned to opioids to erase the pain. Amazingly, Jasmine got control of her addiction and her life gained some new additions: a new career, a new boyfriend and a new baby. But when her relationship became abusive, Jasmine descended back into drugs. After losing custody of her three-year-old son, her use escalated to smoking fentanyl, a habit that costs her $1200 a day. As her family readies themselves for the intervention, they get devastating news: Reg has cancer.

3 stycznia 2017

Season 18 (31 lipca 2017)

1. Katherine C.

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.

31 lipca 2017

2. Tanisha L.

A woman battles a heroin addiction that surfaced after her fiancé was murdered in front of her.

7 sierpnia 2017

3. Joshua B.

A successful businessman who underwent back surgery develops a life-threatening addiction to pain pills and hand sanitizer.

14 sierpnia 2017

4. Shiann G.

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.

21 sierpnia 2017

5. Melissa

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.

28 sierpnia 2017

6. Austin

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.

11 września 2017

7. Alex

Family dysfunction and a life spent on the road turn a young musician's fondness for drink into a debilitating, fall-down addiction.

11 września 2017

8. Samantha

A woman gives up using crystal meth and heroin following the birth of her two daughters, but soon falls back into addiction and loses custody of her children.

18 września 2017

9. Ashley

The haunting memory of childhood molestation causes a tae kwon do prodigy to turn to the numbing effects of drugs at the age of 15; six years later, the former athlete is deeply addicted to crack cocaine and IV opioids.

18 września 2017

Season 19 (2 stycznia 2018)

1. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 1 / Chapter 2

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.

2 stycznia 2018

2. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 3

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.

9 stycznia 2018

3. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter #4

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.

16 stycznia 2018

4. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 5

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.

23 stycznia 2018

5. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 6

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.

30 stycznia 2018

6. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 6

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.

6 lutego 2018

7. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 7

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.

13 lutego 2018

8. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 8

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.

20 lutego 2018

9. The Heroin Triangle: Chapter 9

David and Kiersten's intervention hits a roadblock when David changes his mind about getting help; Taylor endures a painful trip to the dentist, who deals with several infected teeth; reviewing the progress of Toni, Allen and Angela.

27 lutego 2018

Season 20 (6 sierpnia 2019)

Intervention - season 20, episode 1
1. The Heroin Hub: Chapter #1

The interventionists arrive to Philadelphia's Heroin Hub and meet Nicole, a 39-year-old heroin addict and prostitute, who's lived in the area for five years. Also featured is Janine, a 22-year-old addict whose father just died from a fatal overdose weeks earlier.

6 sierpnia 2019

Intervention - season 20, episode 2
2. The Heroin Hub: Chapter #2

Interventionist Donna Chavous must re-think Janine's intervention now that she's in jail. Interventionist Jim Reidy meets with Nicole's family and learns how she ended up on the streets. 38-year-old heroin addict Bill finances his addiction by selling clean needles to other addicts. The city of Philadelphia organizes a mass eviction in Kensington to remove addicts from the neighborhood.

13 sierpnia 2019

Intervention - season 20, episode 3
3. The Heroin Hub: Chapter #3

Alana is a recovering heroin addict who's trying to stay sober while maintaining a relationship with her addict boyfriend. Nicole's fianc 's reaction to Nicole getting help throws her whole intervention into question. 28-year-old heroin addict Amanda risks losing custody of her 2-year-old son for good if she can't get clean. On the eve of Bill's intervention, his family receives shocking news about Bill.

20 sierpnia 2019

Intervention - season 20, episode 4
4. The Heroin Hub: Chapter #4

After Bill’s arrest, Interventionist Michael Gonzales strategizes with his family on ways to intervene once he’s released from jail. Alana’s mother suspects that Alana may have relapsed and kicks her out of her home. Janine is released from jail and must decide if she’s ready to get clean. Bill’s family intervenes on him outside the courthouse the moment he is released from jail.

27 sierpnia 2019

Intervention - season 20, episode 5
5. The Heroin Hub: Chapter #5

Amanda is torn between her addict boyfriend who’s in jail, and her ex-boyfriend, an EMT who is still in love with her. 31-year-old EJ’s heroin use has escalated since his mother’s unexpected death. While in treatment, Nicole and Janine reveal dramatic updates about where they are in their recoveries. Interventionist Heather Hayes leads an emotional intervention on Amanda.

3 września 2019

Intervention - season 20, episode 6
6. The Heroin Hub: The Final Chapter

EJ’s lies and deceptions cause a rift in his family, as some continue to enable him while others holds a firm bottom line. Interventionist Ken Seeley intervenes on EJ, who must finally decide if he is ready to accept help and go to treatment. Janine, Nicole, Bill, Alana, Amanda and EJ give final updates about their recoveries and hopes for the future.

10 września 2019

Season 21 (19 lipca 2020)

1. Melanie

At 14, Melanie is introduced to crack cocaine by an older boyfriend; she is instantly hooked and ends up in rehab at 15.

19 lipca 2020

2. Robin

27 lipca 2020

3. Chelan

Chelan was a devoted wife and mother until the breakup of her marriage sent her spiraling into the world of prescription opioid abuse; three years later, Chelan is homeless, works as a prostitute and is no longer allowed to see her three little boys.

2 sierpnia 2020

4. Nathan

3 sierpnia 2020

5. Courtney

When she was a teenager, Courtney's moodiness turned to rebellion and she began to experiment with drugs; now, she no longer cares about her health or safety.

9 sierpnia 2020

6. Coleman

Coleman began experimenting with alcohol and drugs after his father died; his drug use caused him to lose custody of his 4-year-old daughter; his family worries his addiction may kill him.

24 sierpnia 2020

7. Coleman

Shandon's early life was disrupted at 3 years old when her parents divorced and her mother moved out of the country; now in her mid-20s and saddled with a $200-a-day intravenous habit, she prostitutes herself to feed her addiction.

30 sierpnia 2020

8. Natasha

Natasha's new life after her parents' divorce contains alcohol- and drug-fueled parties, and she later begins using harder drugs like crystal meth and heroin; now a full-blown addict at 22, Natasha has a chance to start her life over.

31 sierpnia 2020

Season 22 (15 marca 2021)

1. Susan

Susan grew up in a devoutly Mormon household. As an adult, she suffered a back injury and was prescribed OxyContin. Not only did the medication ease her back pain, it also numbed the memories of her turbulent family upbringing and a recent breakup. She became addicted, and when her doctor stopped prescribing them, she turned to heroin. After losing custody of her young son, Susan’s addiction escalated. Fired from her job, penniless and living out of her car, Susan had no choice but to return home to the same family she had worked so hard to leave behind. And since she’s been back, her usage has only gotten worse.

15 marca 2021

2. Tristan

After a series of tragic losses, Tristan relocated to Las Vegas to pursue a career in construction, only to spiral out of control and become a raging alcoholic. Interventionist: Michael Gonzales.

22 marca 2021

3. Amanda

Devastated when she lost custody of her son, Amanda began drinking heavily and moved to Las Vegas for a fresh start. Once there she became seduced by the city’s notorious party culture and started using methamphetamine. Her family encouraged her to seek help, but she cut off all ties with them. She is now homeless, living the in the flood tunnels of Las Vegas, and smoking meth daily. Her family is concerned that Amanda’s dependency on meth is only escalating, and the dangerous lifestyle she leads will result in her death.

29 marca 2021

4. Michael

Families force addicts to choose between treatment or exile and isolation.

5 kwietnia 2021

5. Erika

Born in Las Vegas, Erika overcame a heroin addiction due to childhood trauma, but now anxiety from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused her to relapse, placing her life–and her dream of being a loving mother to her young daughter–in jeopardy. Interventionist: Vance Johnson.

12 kwietnia 2021

6. Lexi

After being seduced at a young age by the notorious party scene of Las Vegas, Lexi finally got clean and started a family of her own–only to lose it all to a dangerous meth and heroin addiction. Interventionist: Dave Marlon.

19 kwietnia 2021

7. Jake

Jake moved to Las Vegas to work on a US Senator’s re-election campaign in Nevada. But when he came out as gay, he was rebuffed by both his family and colleagues, plunging him into a deep depression which he futilely attempts to mask with alcohol. Interventionist: Leticia Murphy.

26 kwietnia 2021

8. Amber

Brilliant and athletic, Amber was a star hockey goalie with dreams of playing for the Canadian national team. But at age 15, a head trauma sustained in a brutal on-ice collision benched her for good, leaving her to live with excruciating, chronic pain. It was 12 years before a surgeon finally discovered that Amber’s spinal cord had also been injured in the accident. Surgery improved the underlying injury, but by then she was hopelessly dependent on pain medication. Now, at 29, Amber is addicted to cocaine, alcohol and morphine. Her family fears that without an intervention Amber’s days are surely numbered.

26 kwietnia 2021

9. Mike

Twenty-nine-year-old Mike was a loving dad and partner who was determined to be the father that he never had. After a workplace accident his dream came crashing down as he developed an addiction to prescription painkillers. Eventually Mike’s family left him and he turned to heroin to numb the pain. When he and his current partner Collette met, both were sure they’d found their soulmate, that is until Collette discovered Mike was hiding a severe opiate addiction. Now, seven months pregnant, Collette fears that without an intervention Mike will die before he gets a second chance at fatherhood.

3 maja 2021

10. Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s single mother suffered from depression and alcoholism, and committed suicide when she was 8. She was shuffled in and out of foster homes before her father decided to try and raise her. In high school, she turned to alcohol to cope with her feelings of abandonment and isolation. Eventually Elizabeth began dating a drug dealer and replaced alcohol with opioids. Now 22 and hooked on a deadly combination of fentanyl and cocaine, Elizabeth sells drugs to fund her nearly $400/day addiction. Her father and half-sister are hoping an intervention will save Elizabeth from following her mother’s path to an early grave.

10 maja 2021

11. Tim

As a four-time Canadian champion, 35-year-old Tim was well on his way to the big leagues in the lucrative world of mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, Tim’s family had a history of addiction and that cycle was an opponent he just couldn’t pin to the mat. Horribly addicted to crystal meth, Tim has traded the limelight of the octagon for days spent obsessively inventorying the last of his belongings in a musty storage locker and violently fending off imaginary enemies with a bullwhip. Can Tim break this cycle of drug abuse and violence for the sake of his son, and ultimately, to save his own life?

17 maja 2021

12. Dan

Dan, a talented hockey player, struggled to live up to his alcoholic father’s expectations, and frequently bore the brunt of his dad’s booze-fueled rage. Dan’s desire to have an amicable father-son relationship came to an abrupt end when his father died in a car crash, prompting the 28-year-old Dan to descend into his own alcoholic abyss. After years of heavy drinking, he lost his job, wife and three kids. Now 45 and in poor health, Dan faces a desperate battle to beat his alcoholism. His children hope an intervention will save him before it’s too late.

24 maja 2021

13. Pamela

When Pamela’s mother remarried, Pamela thought she’d finally regained the father figure she’d been missing for most of her life. But it was a short-lived dream as friction between Pamela and her stepfather forced her to leave the home in search of her long-lost father. Adding layers to Pamela’s plight, while living with her biological father she was further traumatized by exposure to his drug addiction. Surrounded by drugs and with no responsible adult to guide her, Pamela quickly turned to a life of partying and drugs. It wasn’t until Pamela had a son that she found purpose and sobriety. But because she had only a vague idea of what a stable family looked like, Pamela found motherhood a struggle and turned back to the one thing in her life that was consistent: alcohol and drugs. Now she’s estranged from her child, and her family fear that without a successful intervention, Pamela’s future is in serious doubt.

7 czerwca 2021

14. Kelsey

Kelsey was a standout student, extremely talented at soccer and could charm her way through anything. Everything changed when she was sexually assaulted at her first high school party at the age of 14. She didn’t tell anyone about the attack and instead began using alcohol to mask the pain. Drugs soon followed and Kelsey went all-in, using cocaine and alcohol daily. Today, the change in Kelsey is shocking. She is unrecognizable; gripped by psychosis, her kind, gentle soul has turned aggressive and destructive. Her family is terrified that, without an intervention, they may never get their little girl back.

14 czerwca 2021

15. Nicholette

The youngest of three siblings, Nicholette was a bright, creative child. Growing up, she developed a very close relationship with her father, despite the fact that he was a binge drinker who would disappear for days at a time. Nicholette’s mother kept the family functioning, but when she was diagnosed with cancer, she separated from Nicholette’s father to beat her illness. Nicholette started dating, partying and dabbling with drugs. Now 27, Nicholette’s addiction is out of control, and her family fears that without a successful intervention they will lose her to drugs forever.

21 czerwca 2021

16. Caitlin

An adopted child whose parents divorced when she was a teenager, Caitlin hid from her attachment wounds by overachieving in school and sports. Her focus and drive led her to a promising career in nursing, but she would regularly binge drink alcohol on weekends. At 24, she tried crack cocaine at a party and was instantly hooked on the numbing effects it provided. Before long she’d lost her job, blown $60,000 in savings and racked up a substantial criminal record. Later that year, when a close friend overdosed and died, Caitlin’s descent into addiction became unstoppable. Now 26, Caitlin continues to bury her grief with crack cocaine, as her parents and friends attempt to intervene and save her life.

28 czerwca 2021

17. Travis

An entrepreneur from a young age, Travis turned a modest lawn-mowing business into a multi-million-dollar landscaping company. To get it done, he worked long hours and dabbled with stimulants. When his beloved sister tragically succumbed to cancer, Travis was devastated. Rather than fulfill the promise he made to her to take care of her children, Travis escalated his cocaine use massively to help him cope with the grief. Within a few short years, everything he’d worked so hard to build–including his marriage–had crumbled amidst the chaos of his now daily use of lethal amounts of crack cocaine. With his business near bankruptcy and his family at a breaking point, can Travis turn it all around before tragedy strikes his clan a second time?

5 lipca 2021

18. Clayton

Clayton, once a devoted family man, swore he would give his child the love and attention that he himself never received. When Clayton was just ten years old, his father’s gender dysphoria led to a breakdown of the family. Caught in the middle between his warring parents, Clayton turned to drugs and alcohol to escape. Now a full-blown heroin addict, Clayton has lost his right to be a father to his 8-year-old daughter. With nothing left to live for, Clayton’s family is terrified that he will not survive without a successful intervention.

12 lipca 2021

19. Elann

Elann has suffered through more loss than most 28-year-olds. Unable to process the untimely deaths of her father and brother, Elann obliterates her emotions with an ever-present bottle of vodka. Seeing her daughter’s mental health in steep decline, Elann’s mother believes this intervention is the only hope of pulling her back from the abyss.

12 lipca 2021

Season 23 (18 października 2021)

1. Ryan

When Ryan severely injured his ankle, doctors prescribed opioids; Ryan, couch-bound for a year, enjoyed the emotionally numbing effect of the drugs; now 26, he is addicted to fentanyl and has nearly lost his life to overdose multiple times.

18 października 2021

2. Brea

When a family secret is accidentally revealed to Brea, the world she's known her entire life is shattered; as she begins to tailspin out of control with the help of alcohol and pharmaceuticals, all her mother can do is fight to pick up the pieces.

25 października 2021

3.  Jesse

Jesse grows up gender fluid in a household rife with addiction, trauma and dysfunction; after nearly losing his mother to drugs, Jesse spirals into an addiction of his own and now lives on the streets.

1 listopada 2021

4.  Ashley

8 listopada 2021

5. Jayden

After a terrifying burn accident as a child, Jayden grows up hoping to become a firefighter and fight California's notorious forest fires; after a series of tragic events, 20-year-old Jayden now smokes dangerous amounts of fentanyl.

15 listopada 2021

6. Elliot

Elliot overcame a traumatic childhood and moved to Las Vegas to pursue his dream of becoming a chef, but the rampant drug culture in restaurant kitchens along with the sudden death of his brother sent Elliot reeling.

22 listopada 2021

7. Brea

When a family secret is accidentally revealed to Brea, the world she's known her entire life is shattered; as she begins to tailspin out of control with the help of alcohol and pharmaceuticals, all her mother can do is fight to pick up the pieces.

29 listopada 2021

8. Ryan

When Ryan severely injured his ankle, doctors prescribed opioids; Ryan, couch-bound for a year, enjoyed the emotionally numbing effect of the drugs; now 26, he is addicted to fentanyl and has nearly lost his life to overdose multiple times.

6 grudnia 2021

Rankings

Cast: Intervention

  • Jeff VanVonderen
  • Candy Finnigan
  • Ken Seeley
  • Donna Chavous
  • Maureen Brine

TV Show Details

  • Original title: Intervention
  • English title: Intervention
  • First air date: 2005-03-06
  • Origin countries: USA
  • Languages: English
  • Where to watch Intervention: A&E
  • Production companies:
  • Keywords: addiction, intervention
  • Official website: http://www.aetv.com/intervention