Location: near Portland, Oregon
Addiction: Alcohol, sex
What’s Memorable: A gallon of wine a day! The glamorous drug dealing life she had before, the crusty old boyfriend, what a hot crying mess she is ALL THE TIME, the amazing followup.
Official synopsis: 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.
Original Air Date: December 2008
Season 2, Episode 5
Location: Los Angeles, California
Addiction: Meth, sex
What’s memorable: Sex with 20 men in one night. His understanding that gay meth users don’t ask about condoms.
Official synopsis: After relocating to Los Angeles, Troy had a promising future until his recreational crystal methamphetamine usage escalated into a full-blown addiction. While high Troy reports to having had, “hundreds of homosexual encounters.” Now homeless and unemployed, he sells methamphetamine and claims that injecting crystal meth helps him stay alert, and survive on the streets. Long time friends sought Intervention’s help.
Original Air Date: January 2006
Location: Southern California
Addicted to: Meth, Porn, Sex
What’s Memorable: The amount of time he spends watching porn, the things his wife has had to do in order for him to maintain his addictions.
Official synopsis: Aaron was a mixed martial arts champion, but at the height of his career he started working in adult films. Through the porn scene, Aaron was introduced to crystal meth. His daily habit took over and he lost both his film and fighting careers. He now spends his days using drugs and watching porn for hours on end, and his wife is at the end of her rope.
Original Air Date: July 2009
Addicted to: Sex, Meth
What is most memorable about this episode: Multiple middle of the night sex-line hookups, addiction to porn shop, sweet family in Vermont.
Official synopsis: Brian has a bad crystal meth habit. He is also a sex addict. Brian roams around the streets to find new partners every night.
Original Air Date: March 2005