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Intervention season 15 episodes list:
A musically gifted and intelligent woman numbs the pain of sexual abuse by self-medicating with alcohol and opiates.
A former honors student who hoped to study journalism in college instead turns to drugs and suffers a psychotic break after a smooth talker charms his way into her mother's life and gambles away the family home.
A millionaire business woman gets help after being stuck in a binge drinking spiral that began with the loss of an infant child to SIDS and saw her lose her marriage, relationships with her other children and her fortune.
A husband and wife battle heroin addiction.
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.
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.
Two brothers get help with addictions to heroin and pain pills after separate battles with injury and insecurity.
From the outside, Conrad, 20, leads a picture-perfect life. He lives in his parent's lakeside home in Huntsville, Ontario, while they cater to his every need. Unfortunately, this family's reality is far from ideal. Conrad was alienated when he was young because of ADHD and tourettes, and instead of friends, used extreme sports to fill the void. As he got older and the adrenaline wore off, Conrad turned to Oxycodone as his escape. Now, dependent on pills and full of rage, Conrad battles with his parents in a house that's slowly suffocating them all. Afraid for their son and trying desperately to hold onto their own relationship, Conrad's parents finally deliver the ultimatum that might save his life.
With a past that includes a father who abandoned her, multiple sexual assaults, and a stepbrother who died from a heroin overdose, Loren, 26, has turned to alcohol to numb her pain. She drinks up to three liters of wine a day and suffers from seizures, black outs, and violent mood swings. A year ago, Loren entered treatment where she met her girlfriend, Christy (35). The two have been joined at the hip--and bottle--ever since. Christy is near death, and her body is shutting down after years of alcohol and prescription drug abuse. She is tortured by the thought of leaving her two children without a mother when she dies. Two families who have never met join forces to attempt a high-stakes double intervention in a last ditch effort to save their lives.
An Alberta prairie boy, Kent, 37, watched his father come home every day to a case of beer. Good at hockey, Kent's life took a turn when a hereditary blood disease stopped him in his tracks. To fill the void, and to block out the untreated trauma of a sexual assault, Kent turned to a 17-beer-a-day habit. Now the home he shares with his girlfriend, Nicki, and their three children is a battleground of verbal abuse and shame. Nicki gives Kent a final ultimatum: clean up or lose your family for good.
Ginjer is a professional Sugar Baby who trolls "dating" websites to maintain a severe Dilaudid addiction. Once a top contender to become a Naval Officer, Ginjer has fallen so far that she juggles "men who pay" to keep the drugs flowing. Ginjer's family is desperate, fearing she is on the fast track to an early death.
A paranormal expert gets help after turning to vodka, pain meds and opiates to cope with encounters.
A young woman becomes addicted to heroin and Xanax after reconnecting with her biological father.
A man suffers from alcoholism following the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
A woman battles meth and suboxone addiction following the sudden passing of her boyfriend.
Rob was already a successful business owner when he inherited over a million dollars and several valuable properties from his father. But after his father's recent death, Rob, a former crack addict, picked up the pipe again after years of sobriety. In just 12 months, Rob has blown through 200k of his inheritance, has shut down his once thriving business, and now his wife and family fear for his life.
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.
A young woman becomes trapped in huffing addiction after a move to the big city, with a sexual assault the root of her addiction.
A man bullied as a youth battles addiction after turning to drugs to fit in.
A college student turns to alcohol when coping with survivor's guilt.
Coined “five-dollar insanity,” in 2014, a powerful new street drug called “Flakka,” flooded the streets of South Florida. Over the next year, this highly-addictive drug would cause its users to exhibit extreme, often public, acts of erratic behavior and symptoms of dementia and psychosis. Broward County alone experienced more than 60 deaths to date and received several Flakka-related emergency response calls each day. We’ll follow the story of current and recovering Flakka users as they struggle with addiction and the lingering effects of their drug use.
The DEA has called it a “poison”, the NYPD police commissioner called it “weaponized”, and until a few years ago, it was available over the counter and was the second most abused drug among high school students after pot. What is this mystery drug that has parents, law enforcement and medical experts on high alert? The drug is Spice, also known as synthetic marijuana, K2, Moon Rocks and Black Mamba. We take an unflinching look at a drug that is wreaking havoc in communities across the country.