Intervention

2005, TV Show

Full Episodes(205)

Latest Episode: Intervention: Dana

Saturday, June 22, 2013 Season 14 Episode 2 watch on VUDU (Paid)

Once a vibrant supermom, Dana numbs the haunting memories of almost dying in an apartment fire with a dangerous cocktail of crack and prescription pills.

Ed and Bettina

Sep 29, 2008 Season 4 Episode 25

Ed and Bettina had a picture-perfect life. But six years ago, Ed made a bad career move and ended up unemployed. He and Bettina lost everything they had worked for. They began to drink, and quickly became alcoholics.
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Phillip

Aug 25, 2008 Season 4 Episode 21

A 44-year-old singer and songwriter, Phillip used music to escape the pain of an unstable childhood. He gained fame due to his charisma and musical talents, but Phillip now consumes up to four pints of peppermint schnapps a day. He lost his career, the love of his life, and the respect of his family. Can Phillip break the grip of addiction before he loses the most precious relationship in his life, the one he shares with his 11-year-old daughter?
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Allison

Aug 11, 2008 Season 4 Episode 19

Allison was a beautiful, gifted pre-med student, well on her way to becoming a surgeon. But despite her academic success, the trauma of being molested as a child and her parents' brutal divorce still haunted her. Allison turned to drugs to cope with her unbearable feelings. Not wanting to risk her academic status, Allison inhaled computer dust remover, undetectable in drug tests but potentially fatal with each breath. Eventually her erratic behavior and absence from classes got Allison dropped from the pre-med program, but by then she could not stop inhaling the lethal chemicals. Allison is currently inhaling up to ten cans of dust remover a day. She is often seen driving and inhaling in her car; she's been the cause of at least one accident because she drives while impaired. Allison's mother has sent her daughter to countless doctors, psychiatrists, and treatment facilities to no avail. She contacted "Intervention" in a desperate attempt to save her daughter's life.
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Asa

Jul 28, 2008 Season 4 Episode 18

Born into a mixed-race family in a predominantly white town, Asa struggled with low self-esteem and body image growing up. Classmates teased him because of his size, ethnicity, and effeminate manner. Desperate to loss weight, Asa became bulimic. He came out as a gay man at 19 and started using hard drugs and drinking heavily. For the past 10 years, Asa has been working towards his college degree. Being a medical science student, he understands how his eating disorder and alcoholism are affecting him, but he's been unable to stop. His family now realizes that an intervention is their last chance to help Asa.
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Tom

Jul 21, 2008 Season 4 Episode 17

Growing up in a South Boston neighborhood run by the Irish mob, Tom got caught up in the gangster lifestyle. By his 20s, he was dealing drugs and running with the wiseguys while holding down his day job as a fireman at the Boston Fire Department. Throughout it all, Tom remained a dedicated and loving father to his four children. Eventually, Tom's other life caught up with him after being indicted on drug charges. He lost everything - his house, his job, and his family's respect. Can an intervention help Tom and heal his fractured family?
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Derek

Jul 14, 2008 Season 4 Episode 16

He was once a championship bodybuilder and successful property owner. But when he turned 30, Derek felt he was over the hill and became severely depressed.
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Asa

Jul 07, 2008 Season 4 Episode 15

Born into a mixed-race family in a predominantly white town, Asa struggled with low self-esteem and body image growing up. Classmates teased him because of his size, ethnicity, and effeminate manner.
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Marie

Jun 30, 2008 Season 4 Episode 14

From the day she was born, Marie was dealt a difficult hand in life. The 49 year old Sophia Loren look alike was born into an Italian mob family in Harlem, New York.
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Chad

Jun 23, 2008 Season 4 Episode 13

After a troubled childhood that sent him to juvenile hall for felony arson, Chad's father introduced him to cycling at age 15. Chad went pro and cycled on the same team as Lance Armstrong.
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Sandra

Jun 16, 2008 Season 4 Episode 12

She sits in her garage every day, popping painkillers, anti-depressants, anti-psychotics and sleeping pills. Sandra's pill use is so bad that her two sons, 17 and 11, have left the house.
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Lawrence

Mar 17, 2008 Season 4 Episode 10

Having graduated high school with academic and athletic honors, Lawrence, 34, became a successful owner of a chain of tanning salons. But he was never able to dull the pain of emotional and physical abuse suffered in childhood. Alcohol took hold and Lawrence became a shell of his former self, often drinking a liter of vodka a day. A recent battle with cancer left him further weakened. Lawrence's loved ones stage an Intervention in the hope that this show of love and support will help Lawrence get the help he needs, and that by sharing his story he might help others.
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Brad

Feb 25, 2008 Season 4 Episode 9

The chaos and bloodshed that Brad witnessed as a young soldier in Iraq, including the death of a close friend, left him emotionally damaged. He now suffers post-traumatic stress disorder and uses alcohol and marijuana to quell the endless nightmares and flashbacks that haunt him. Brad's temper also flares and he's had several incidents of blackout drinking which have led to two car accidents. His parents and sisters are terrified that Brad will kill himself or someone else in a drunken stupor. An intervention is their final attempt to save his life.
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John T.

Feb 04, 2008 Season 4 Episode 8

As a former clean-cut track star, John's life used to revolve around athletics. Now, after a leg injury ended his running career, John spends his time abusing his body with alcohol, marijuana, ecstasy and hallucinogenic drugs. He believes he is living a charmed life as a successful and popular DJ when the reality is that he is losing his friends, his family and his chance at success in the music industry to an addiction that could result in permanent brain damage or death. His family believes that his only hope lies in an Intervention, but can they convince him that he has a problem before it is too late?
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Tressa

Jan 28, 2008 Season 4 Episode 7

Tressa, 32, attended college on a track and field scholarship and became one of the world's top female shot-putters, earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic team. But Tressa's dreams were shattered when a routine drug test revealed that she had been living a double life as an Olympic hopeful and an IV drug user. With her Olympic career in shambles, Tressa uses crystal meth daily as her life spirals out of control. Can her family step in and save Tressa before she loses not only her career, but her life?
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Ben and Josh

Jan 21, 2008 Season 4 Episode 6

Ben, 25, experienced a childhood filled with domestic violence, homelessness and isolation. He never got to fulfill the potential of his 170 I.Q. and found a new way to find comfort when he was in high school--a drug called DXM. Now, Ben spends his days shoplifting, panhandling, and even prostituting himself to finance his drug addiction. Desperate to help Ben, his mother arranges an intervention that's her last hope for saving his life. Next, a talented singer and the owner of his own karaoke business, 22-year-old Josh is addicted to food and weighs 550 lbs. Josh's father, Rex, has the same weight problem--at 317 lbs., he's a diabetic who's had six strokes. Now, Rex watches helplessly as Josh follows in his footsteps toward an early death. Josh's mother and two brothers hope that an intervention will be a wake-up call for the whole family to choose health.
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Jason

Jan 14, 2008 Season 4 Episode 5

Jason, 23, was born into a strict Southern Baptist family. His father, a preacher, and his unstable mother doled out excessive punishments. But when Jason's mother revealed she's a lesbian, Jason's father was banished from the church and had to take several jobs to feed his family. Left with no supervision, Jason turned to drugs and alcohol. And now his younger sister, Joy, is heading down the same self-destructive path, too. Can a double intervention save them?
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Brooke

Jan 07, 2008 Season 4 Episode 4

Brooke, 26, was a beautiful teenager with a magnetic personality. An elite gymnast on the cheerleading squad, she looked forward to a successful and athletic life. But tragedy struck in her senior year when she was crippled by Still's disease, an early form of rheumatoid arthritis. Her doctors prescribed narcotics to ease her pain, but Brooke soon became addicted. Her heartbroken family has sought new treatments to help Brooke, but she denies she's an addict. Now her family has turned in desperation to their last hope--an intervention.
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Brooke

Dec 17, 2007 Season 4 Episode 3

Brooke, 26, was a beautiful teenager with a magnetic personality. An elite gymnast on the cheerleading squad, she looked forward to a successful and athletic life. But tragedy struck in her senior year when she was crippled by Still's disease, an early form of rheumatoid arthritis. Her doctors prescribed narcotics to ease her pain, but Brooke soon became addicted.
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Dawn and Fabian

Dec 10, 2007 Season 4 Episode 2

Dawn, 49, was once a model, but today she's homeless and wanders around town using meth and suffering from the effects of Meth Psychosis. Fabian, 37, was once a successful entertainment entrepreneur, but his escalating addiction has cost him everything. We watch as Fabian's family and Dawn's sons ask interventionists to help save their loved ones.
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Emily

Dec 03, 2007 Season 4 Episode 1

Emily, 26, grew up struggling to meet her parents' high expectations. Despite winning many academic and athletic honors, Emily suffered from depression and low self-esteem, and her shameful feelings intensified when she became a date-rape victim in college. She dieted in hopes of regaining control of her emotions and life, but now she weighs less than 90 pounds. Her family's last hope is an Intervention that will stop her from starving herself to death.
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Intervention Clips & Interviews collapse view

Extended Intervention: Terry
Jessa
Extra: Kelly
Intervention: Episode 24 Gina And Andr
Extra: Nick
Extended Intervention
Terry's Addiction to Crack
Extra - Al
Intervention: Episode 25 John
Extra: Alissa
Extended Intervention
Extra - Ryan
Alissa and her Boyfriend Feed Their Addiction
Extra: Jessica
Extra - Elena

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