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S22E7 Jake
Jake moved to Las Vegas to work on a US Senator's re-election campaign in Nevada, but when he came out as gay, he was rebuffed by both his family and colleagues, plunging him into a deep depression which he futilely attempts to mask with alcohol.
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S22E6 Lexi
After being seduced at a young age by the notorious party scene of Las Vegas, Lexi got clean and started a family of her own, only to lose it all to a dangerous meth and heroin addiction.
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S22E5 Erika
Born in Las Vegas, Erika overcame a heroin addiction due to childhood trauma, but now anxiety from the COVID-19 pandemic has caused her to relapse, placing her life and her dream in jeopardy.
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S22E3 Amanda
Devastated when she lost custody of her son, Amanda began drinking heavily and moved to Las Vegas for a fresh start. Once there, she became seduced by the city's notorious party culture and started using methamphetamine.
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S22E2 Tristan
After a series of tragic losses, Tristan relocates to Las Vegas for a construction career only to become an alcoholic. 
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S22E1 Susan
Susan grew up in a devoutly Mormon household. As an adult, she suffered a back injury and was prescribed OxyContin. Not only did the medication ease her back pain, it also numbed the memories of her turbulent family upbringing and a recent breakup. She became addicted, and when her doctor
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Best Episode of Intervention for Newbies – Nominations
Hey y’all, a friend who hasn’t ever seen Intervention asked me to tell her what the ‘best’ episode was so she could watch it and decide if the show would be something she could get into or not. That’s a really hard question to answer, isn’t it? It made me
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S21E1 Melanie
Melanie was just eight months old when her dad committed suicide. Her mother's subsequent trauma went untreated, and she struggled raising her three kids. Melanie, the youngest, suffered the most. She began acting out and getting in trouble to gain attention.
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S21E2 Robin
From sports to academics, Robin was the apple of his parents' eyes. He did everything to impress them, even forgoing his childhood dream of becoming a pilot. Once in college, Robin soon learned the pressure to be perfect could be washed away with a few nice drinks. And he soon
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S21E3 Chelan
Chelan was a devoted wife and mother until the breakup of her marriage sent her spiraling into the world of prescription opioid abuse. Three short years later, Chelan is homeless, supporting a full-blown heroin addiction by working as a prostitute.
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S21E4 Nathan
An outstanding athlete, Nathan excelled at sports at an early age. It was obvious to all around him that he was professional material. His status as the town’s star hockey player made him a popular kid with a bright looking future.
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S21E5 Courtney
An adventurous child with a love for animals, Courtney dreamed of growing up to be a veterinarian. Tragically, when she was just seven years old, her best friend died in a drowning accident and Courtney was never the same.
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S21E6 Coleman
Coleman grew up with the stigma of having a father in prison. His mother did her best to raise seven children but, as the middle child, Coleman got lost in the mix.
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S21E7 Shandon
Shandon’s early life was disrupted at three years old when her parents divorced and her mother moved out of the country. Growing up without a maternal figure, Shandon felt abandoned and became very introverted. In high school, Shandon was badly bullied and she turned to drugs. She began acting out
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S21E8 Natasha
When Natasha's parents divorced, her mother, Linda, soon remarried. Natasha's new life was a far cry from her father Wayne's strict household. Alcohol and drug-fuelled parties were the norm and it wasn't long before Natasha was partying with those who were supposed to take care of her.
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News About Courtney
Courtney Ball passed away on May 12, 2020
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POLL: What Did You Think of The Heroin Hub?
When I ran a poll about Season 18, The Heroin Triangle, almost half of you said you liked it ok but you wouldn’t want another season right away. I was one of those people. Well, we got another one right away and I can’t say I’m upset about it. I have
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 6
EJ’s lies and deceptions cause a rift in his family, as some continue to enable him while others holds a firm bottom line. Interventionist Ken Seeley intervenes on EJ, who must finally decide if he is ready to accept help and go to treatment. Janine, Nicole, Bill, Alana, Amanda and
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 5
Amanda is torn between her addict boyfriend who’s in jail, and her ex-boyfriend, an EMT who is still in love with her. 31-year-old EJ’s heroin use has escalated since his mother’s unexpected death.
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 4
After Bill’s arrest, Interventionist Michael Gonzales strategizes with his family on ways to intervene once he’s released from jail. Alana’s mother suspects that Alana may have relapsed and kicks her out of her home. Janine is released from jail and must decide if she’s ready to get clean. Bill’s family
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 3
Alana is a recovering heroin addict who’s trying to stay sober while maintaining a relationship with her addict boyfriend. Nicole’s fiance‘s reaction to Nicole getting help throws her whole intervention into question. 28-year-old heroin addict Amanda risks losing custody of her 2-year-old son for good if she can’t get clean.
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 2
38-year-old heroin addict Bill finances his addiction by selling clean needles to other addicts. The city of Philadelphia organizes a mass eviction in Kensington to remove addicts from the neighborhood.
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The Heroin Hub: Chapter 1
The interventionists arrive to Philadelphia’s Heroin Hub and meet Nicole, a 39-year-old heroin addict and prostitute, who’s lived in the area for five years. Also featured is Janine, a 22-year-old addict whose father just died from a fatal overdose weeks earlier.
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A couple of commenters (thanks William and Flamingo!) have let me know that Intervention is returning in August with a new season. Yay! Looks like they’re doing another ‘Heroin Triangle’ type thing, this time in Philadelphia.  I know a lot of people weren’t fond of that season, but there’s always
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S19E6 Mallory (Addicted Moms)
Escaping an abusive marriage, Mallory turns to drugs to cope with the fallout, becomes withdrawn, and loses interest in her children.
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S19E6 Sandra (Addicted Moms)
As a fully committed mom, Sandra was involved in her kids’ school activities as well as after school sports. But in 2015, her abuse of prescription pills after an injury led to an opioid and heroin addiction. Within 2 years, this incredible mom has truly fallen from grace. Her family
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S19E7 Tom and John (Family of Addicts)
John and Tom are brothers who spent their formative years working with their parents and grandparents in a successful business. While they appeared to be a close knit, hard-working family, a dark family history of drug abuse entrapped the brothers. Their mother realizes that without help, all could be lost.
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S19E8 Morgan (Young and Addicted)
Morgan is married, has a one-year-old daughter, and is addicted to the only drug she ever tried – heroin. Without an intervention, the once picture-perfect child may now be in danger of leaving her own child motherless.
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S19E8 Brett (Young and Addicted)
Brett was an only child when his alcoholic father abandoned him. Raised by his mother in her parents’ home, Brett was on his way to success despite their struggles. But when his mom moved them into a new home with her violent boyfriend, Brett’s addiction spiraled.
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Today’s the day! A new episode, but not a new season. It looks like there will be 3 new episodes to close out season 19 (the last episode in the season was almost a year ago) and apparently they’re on a theme – Addicted Moms, Young and Addicted, and Family
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Hey fans, looks like Intervention is coming back on April 30th! Yay! Here’s a link to the trailer. Looks like they’ll be regular ol US episodes given that the Interventionists that make an appearance in the trailer are Ken and Donna. One interesting thing – the description says “On April
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RIP Rocky
A bit of sad news to share. Rocky Lockridge died today from complications suffered after a stroke.  He had been in hospice care in the days prior to his passing. His son’s statement: “It is with great pain but a whole heart that I tell you family and friends that
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Ok the math isn’t perfect here because many addicts are in multiple categories, but I think it’s interesting that there are 24 addiction categories that have been shown on Intervention but alcoholism is represented in 28% of the episodes. Also interesting: Only 2 people have been addicted to cocaine (not
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Now that I’ve completed my spreadsheet repository of basic information about each episode, I’m starting a new section for statistics about the show. If you have any suggestions let me know. Here’s the first one (US eps only):   (Click for larger)
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Hey if you haven’t been paying attention to the comments here, a friend of Intervention has a YouTube channel with a TON of Intervention episodes, including several that aren’t available anywhere else.  Get on over there!  https://www.youtube.com/user/Ramoin/videos THANK YOU RAMOIN! 
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