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Episode 15: Audrey

Season 2, Episode 2

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Audrey
Age: 24
Location: California
Addicted to: Heroin
What’s memorable: The nodding off into the bathroom mirror. Man, that was horrifying. Also, her reaction to the intervention.

Official synopsis: Audrey, 24, was popular and artistic. Now, she is a heroin addict living on the streets. She has been an addict for 5 years and her family feels like the next time they will see her is going to be in a coffin. Her family plans an intervention to save her, if they can.

Original Air Date: November 2005
Interventionist: Jeff

Categories: Heroin, Homosexuality, Jeff, Most Powerful Episodes, Religious Family, Season 2

Discussion

10 Responses to “Episode 15: Audrey”

  1. @ the end of the episode it says she got married- to a woman right?
    Cause I know herfamily was not accepting of her homosexuality due to thier religious beliefs, well at least one of her sisters said something homophobic.
    Anyway I just hope she didn’t get brainwashed into being straight by them.

    Posted by Mira | November 6, 2014, 6:10 am
  2. She married a man, but it wasn’t because her family brainwashed her. Her family is actually wonderful. 10 years after her intervention, she is still clean and sober, has a wonderful relationship with her family, and at 8 1/2 months pregnant, she is going to become a mom any day now! I thank God that Drey and Intervention found each other, because this world is a much more beautiful place with her in it!

    Posted by Tim | April 15, 2015, 1:26 am
  3. I got a very weird sense of that family. She was crying in the intervention and I don’t believe one person went to hug her. The father came off as extremely extremely controlling. And if that family had not rejected her in the beginning, I doubt she would have gotten on drugs. When the father demanded that they go tell everybody that her decision was yes before she had actually said yes, part of me was rooting for her to say no just to say screw you to that controlling father Who seems very used to getting his way all the time and telling his family members want to do.

    Posted by hjackie | June 7, 2018, 11:31 am
    • Extreme religiosity plain and simple.

      Posted by Stefan | June 7, 2018, 4:51 pm
      • You have a point. I got the same vibe from Tamela’s dad, Gabe’s (adoptive) dad, and Ashley’s dad. All emotionally aloof and controlling, all very religious.

        Posted by Dizzy | June 7, 2018, 4:59 pm
        • My friend who was adopted from South Korea grew up in a very similar household as Gabe’s. His mother even looks just like Gabe’s mother lol

          Posted by Stefan | June 8, 2018, 1:24 pm
    • Just watched this episode and also was rooting for Audrey. Very happy to hear she’s doing well.

      Incidentally, Hjackie, her father said ‘let’s go tell everyone your decision’ after she told him ‘no.’ I read it as him just trying to get her back into the room to hear the bottom lines.

      Posted by Meg | October 7, 2018, 12:00 am

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