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Episode 246: Shiann

Season 19, Episode 4

Shiann
Age: 22
Location: Helena, Montana
Addiction: Meth

What’s Memorable:  I think what I’ll remember most is her saying “This isn’t the person I want to be” right before agreeing to treatment. You could tell it was a powerful moment for her.

Official Synopsis: 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.

Date Aired: June 2018
Interventionist: Candy

Categories: Candy, Death of Loved One, Medical Problem, Meth, Season 19

Discussion

10 Responses to “Episode 246: Shiann”

  1. she looked so good during the follow up! best wishes for the future shiann! 1 day at a time boo!

    Posted by Jacinda Godwin | June 27, 2018, 12:23 pm
  2. I wish Shiann all the best. I was kinda shocked when I searched her and realized her “boyfriend” Journey is now charged for his part in the murder of an older couple. The couple’s adopted son is also charged. The son confessed that the boys first robbed the parent’s RV business to pay off a drug debt and when the parents confronted him he came back later and they murdered them by stabbing and beating them with a metal pipe. Police also have video of the son and Journey at a car wash where they used the hose to wash off their shoes, the metal pipe (Journey was washing the pipe off), and threw the knife in a drain. After they soaked bloody clothes in lighter fluid and burnt them. I’m so glad Shiann got away from this monster. That interventionist more than likely literally saved her life. Dizzy I absolutely love your site. Thank you for all your hard work. All of the articles on the murder I found by searching Journey Ryder John Wienke

    Posted by Heather G | June 27, 2018, 2:45 pm
  3. Thank you Dizzy for posting the link…I tried but for some reason it wouldn’t let me. I was shocked when I saw the articles. It made me think about those pretty explosive arguments Shiann and Journey would have
    She’s very lucky they didn’t get physical…he could have really hurt her.

    Posted by Heather G | June 27, 2018, 10:46 pm
  4. It looks like she is doing well and trying to complete beauty school. Yes, I know, you can’t judge by Facebook but I pray for her and subject’s sobriety. And that is some disturbing news regarding Journey! Thank goodness they got to her in time.

    https://www.facebook.com/shiann.griffin.16?fref=ufi

    Posted by Kay | June 28, 2018, 7:57 am
  5. This episode reminded me a little like the previous one with Abbie. Both girls were hurt (whether physically, mentally and/or emotionally) by their boyfriend/spouse which played a great part on their addiction. Both interventions included their ex’s which brought all those feelings back up again for them to face. I think it was a great deciding factor for the addict to go to treatment after hearing what they wanted to hear all along.

    It’s a hit or miss I’m sure but I’ll take it as a win-win between the 2 episodes.

    Posted by Kitty Katt | June 28, 2018, 4:03 pm
  6. The best news about Journey’s incarceration (and possible execution) is that it will be easier for Shiann to put him out of her life and focus on her sobriety. The ex-husband also seemed a bit shady and at the intervention came across as aloof, a bit scripted, and not all that concerned for Shiann’s well being. Hopefully a clean and sober Shiann will come to have better taste in men.

    Despite the addiction, Shiann came across as an intelligent, caring young woman with a good amount of potential. If she can stay clean and if she goes back to school she can accomplish a great deal in life.

    Posted by Janelle | July 2, 2018, 9:22 am

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