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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Angela comes face-to-face with a deadly relapse trigger, forcing Interventionist Ken Seeley to enlist the help of Police Sergeant Josh Liedke so they can quickly intervene. Taylor’s mother, Katherine, has trouble keeping her emotions in check after her daughter’s dangerous lifestyle escalates. Interventionist Donna Chavous is forced to employ tough tactics in her double intervention of Kiersten and David, after their intervention takes an unexpected and dramatic turn.
David and Kiersten’s intervention hits a roadblock when David changes his mind about getting help, and Interventionist Donna Chavous struggles to get him back on board for treatment. Taylor endures a trip to the dentist, who deals with several infected teeth–a painful side effect of Taylor’s drug habit. Then, with the help of Heather Hayes, Taylor’s family intervenes on her. We check in with Toni, Allen, and Angela, to see their progress in recovery. As 90 days in The Heroin Triangle winds down, our interventionists reflect on their time there and share what they’ve learned about the addicts, their families, and the community.