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Kevin (Intervention Canada)

Season 16, Episode 7

Kevin
Age: 39
Location:  Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Addiction:  Pain killers

What’s Memorable:  The love story with his wife Tanya is really sweet, with the time apart and then the blended family coming together.  And then in an instant, a car accident changes everything. It’s crazy how many opiate addicts initially became addicted after being prescribed for pain. There’s something very wrong there. The shoplifting with the friend is interesting, trading steaks for drugs. The followup was heartwarming, I love that his relationship with Tanya is intact.

Official Synopsis: A brutal car accident six years ago left Kevin addicted to prescription opiates. His days are spent in search of oxies, hydros and fentanyl. Once a proud father, husband and working-man, Kevin’s drug use has cost him his twenty-year laborer job, his house and his retirement savings, bringing his family to the point of bankruptcy. Now, facing eviction and having drained his wife and parents financially, Kevin still cannot stop. Increasingly desperate Kevin has started stealing and selling groceries to support his habit. Kevin’s family has come together to try and save him through an intervention. (Canadian Produced.)

Date Aired:  December 2016
Interventionist:
Maureen

 

 

Categories: Fentanyl, Intervention Canada Episodes, Medical Problem, OxyContin, Pain Meds, Season 16, Traumatic Incident

Discussion

5 Responses to “Kevin (Intervention Canada)”

  1. Felt SO BAD for that family especially stepdaughters. ????❤️????????I. Oh yes and Kevin’s parents too! Love ALL of them

    Posted by Em | September 14, 2017, 1:42 pm
  2. I hope he is still doing well. His story broke my heart.

    Posted by Ami West | July 1, 2018, 6:21 pm
  3. Any word on how Kevin is doing? His episode made me cry.

    Posted by Dawn Curriston | September 28, 2018, 9:05 pm
  4. wow, he’s one of the more entitled addicts i’ve seen on intervention. most ask and ask for money from family and friends, but he EXPECTS it, DEMANDS it. at least from his wife. and complaining about having to drive her to work and what a pain in the ass it was? like it’s not a pain in the ass to actually have to WORK that minimum wage job for money he is going to take. unbelievable…well, not really. welcome to the disease that is addiction. his wife was very loyal and put up with a LOT. more than many women would. but still, hope he and his family are doing well.

    Posted by Brooke | July 7, 2019, 3:27 am
  5. Someone commented on a YouTube video of this show, that Kevin recently relapsed…

    Posted by Marsi | November 16, 2019, 10:20 pm

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