With the birth of her two daughters, Samantha gave up using crystal meth and heroin. But when she began consorting with figures from her druggy past, she fell back into addiction and soon lost custody of her children. Samantha’s family are desperate to help her be the good mother she
Ashley was a child prodigy on the TaeKwonDo octagon, headed for international competition had she stayed the course. But when the haunting memory of childhood molestation caused her to turn to the numbing effects of drugs at the age of 15, her athletic career was pinned to the mat.
Well THAT was odd. Intervention’s Facebook page announced that last night’s episodes were the season finale. The ‘all new season’ started on July 31st. That’s 6 weeks. What’s especially crazy is that there were only 3 U.S. episodes in Season 17. Katherine, Tanisha, and Joshua. All other episodes
Austin had everything he could have wanted growing up: the love and support of a close-knit family and an invitation to go to a school for gifted teens. But not wanting to be separated from his pals, Austin turned the offer down in favor of the local high school, a
The only child of a single mother and world-class fiddle player, Alex was surrounded by music from birth. His mother married when Alex was five, but after a few years the marriage deteriorated and life became difficult at home. Friction with his stepfather left Alex increasingly isolated and he turned
Season 17, Episode 5 Melissa Age: 32 Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada Addiction: Crack Official Synopsis: As a child Melissa endured an unstable and tumultuous upbringing. As a teenager, she found a friend in crack cocaine and began a life of partying and drugs that continued until her son was born. Eager
Season 17, Episode 4 Clint Age: 36 Location: Missisauga, Ontario, Canada Addiction: Meth, Fentanyl What’s Memorable: The deeply disturbing way Clint behaves when he’s high. You know those crazy videos of people acting psychotic on frakka or bath salts? He’s like that. I’ve never seen anyone act this way on the drugs
Season 17, Episode 3 Joshua B. Age: 34 Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Addiction: Hand Sanitizer What’s Memorable: None of the people in this episode are in denial. Not Josh, not his family, not his ex-wife. They all know exactly what’s up, they know Josh is killing himself, and they’re willing to
Tanisha was living the dream life as an assistant to rap icon, Snoop Dogg. But when her fiance was brutally killed in front of her, grief-stricken, Tanisha turned to her mother, who introduced her to heroin.
Season 17, Episode 1 Katherine C Age: 28 Location: Syracuse, New York Addiction: Crack (primary) What’s Memorable: The well-meaning parents so profoundly and tragically enabling of their daughter’s addiction. They’re in it deep, repeatedly paying lip service to creating boundaries but never able to do it, right up until the last