Season 13, Episode 5 Eric Age: 31 Location: New Bedford, Massachussettes Addiction: Heroin What’s memorable: The things he does for money, how crossed his eyes get when he’s loaded, the ex-girlfriend best friend that he’s hopelessly in love with. And I love that he’s grateful for the intervention as its happening.
Season 13, Episode 3 Ryan Age: 23 Location: Louisville, Kentucky Addiction: Heroin, Benzos What’s memorable: Dude’s got some serious rage issues, turns into a violent asshole when his parents don’t give him what he wants, which is drugs or money for drugs. The equally addicted but in-denial mother, the oddly passive
Jessica is smart as tack with a lust for life. Unfortunately, it's the life of a heroin addict, living in an abandoned building, being shot up by a boyfriend, that she is committed to. Having spent her youth yearning for an absent, alcoholic father, Jessica followed the footprint of addiction
Season 13, Episode 4 Gina Age: 33 Location: San Antonio, Texas Addiction: Heroin What’s memorable: The mother, oh dear god the Mother. In contrast to Kaila, the other addict in this episode, no one watching this story would wonder for a second how or why Gina became an addict. A heroin addicted
Season 13, Episode 4 Kaila Age: 19 Location: Los Gatos, California Addiction: Anorexia What’s memorable: She weighs 80 pounds, first of all. A smart and beautiful girl from an upper crust traditional family with decent parents: it’s hard to understand what went so wrong that she has to go to such extremes in order