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Kevin (Intervention Canada)

Season 16, Episode 7

Age: 39
Location:  Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Addiction:  Pain killers

What’s Memorable:  The love story with his wife Tanya is really sweet, with the time apart and then the blended family coming together.  And then in an instant, a car accident changes everything. It’s crazy how many opiate addicts initially became addicted after being prescribed for pain. There’s something very wrong there. The shoplifting with the friend is interesting, trading steaks for drugs. The followup was heartwarming, I love that his relationship with Tanya is intact.

Official Synopsis: A brutal car accident six years ago left Kevin addicted to prescription opiates. His days are spent in search of oxies, hydros and fentanyl. Once a proud father, husband and working-man, Kevin’s drug use has cost him his twenty-year laborer job, his house and his retirement savings, bringing his family to the point of bankruptcy. Now, facing eviction and having drained his wife and parents financially, Kevin still cannot stop. Increasingly desperate Kevin has started stealing and selling groceries to support his habit. Kevin’s family has come together to try and save him through an intervention. (Canadian Produced.)

Date Aired:  December 2016



Categories: Fentanyl, Intervention Canada Episodes, Medical Problem, OxyContin, Pain Meds, Season 16, Traumatic Incident


3 Responses to “Kevin (Intervention Canada)”

  1. Felt SO BAD for that family especially stepdaughters. ????❤️????????I. Oh yes and Kevin’s parents too! Love ALL of them

    Posted by Em | September 14, 2017, 1:42 pm
  2. I hope he is still doing well. His story broke my heart.

    Posted by Ami West | July 1, 2018, 6:21 pm
  3. Any word on how Kevin is doing? His episode made me cry.

    Posted by Dawn Curriston | September 28, 2018, 9:05 pm

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