List of Intervention Episodes - Season 13: 2012

Season 13: 2012

# # Subjects Addiction topics Original air date
174 1 "Nichole" alcoholism August 13, 2012 (2012-08-13)

Nichole, 25, spends her days mostly incoherent and suffering from constant tremors due to a severe alcohol addiction as she struggles to overcome the pain of her sister's betrayal.

Epilogue: Nichole completed 99 days of treatment, then left against professional advice. Within 24 hours, she was arrested for public intoxication. She then returned to treatment and realized that in order to live the life she desires, she could never drink again. She moved to Victoria, British Columbia, and works at a sober living facility. She had a brief relapse after four months of sobriety, but recovered and has stayed sober since October 2012.
175 2 "Elena" methamphetamine, prescription drug abuse August 13, 2012 (2012-08-13)

Elena, 63, has no intentions of stopping her daily meth addiction, even though her children and grandchildren desperately want their adoring grandmother to get well.

Epilogue: After assurances from her daughter and granddaughter that they too were entering treatment, Elena agreed to go. She completed three months of treatment, then returned home to California, where she now lives with and cares for her aged mother. Elena's granddaughter, Sarah, is the subject of episode 190.
176 3 "Katie" alcoholism, bulimia August 20, 2012 (2012-08-20)
Twenty-five year-old Katie uses her eating disorder and binge drinking to cope with her mother's secret alcoholism and parents' war with each other while her worried siblings pray someone can step in and save them all.
177 4 "Dennis" methamphetamine August 27, 2012 (2012-08-27)

Once a big-hearted Christian family man, Dennis uses his meth addiction to run from the past that haunts him, while his family falls apart.

Epilogue: Dennis left treatment after only three days. His family has maintained their bottom lines and refused contact with him. They plan to attend the Betty Ford family program and move on with their lives. Dennis was arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property and is currently in jail.
178 5 "Diana" methamphetamine, alcoholism September 10, 2012 (2012-09-10)
A former "super mom" to her three children, Diana has exchanged her apron for an alcohol and meth addiction and is unraveling her marriage, family and sense of self-respect.
179 6 "Britney / Terry K." bath salts, suboxone / cocaine, fentanyl September 17, 2012 (2012-09-17)

A family begging her to get help and two overdoses in the last two weeks don't phase 21-year-old Britney as she fearlessly shoots up suboxone and bath salts up to 30 times a day.

Terry, 32, is a chef who dreamed of opening and managing his own restaurant, but his career, marriage and parental rights to his nine-year-old daughter have hit a dead end as a result of his $500-a-day cocaine and fentanyl addiction.

Epilogue: Britney left treatment, relapsed, and transferred to another program. She completed it and has been sober since July 2012. Terry left treatment after 48 days, moved back home, and got a job as a chef; he has been sober since June 2012.
180 7 "Amanda" alcoholism / heroin October 1, 2012 (2012-10-01)

Amanda, 31, abandoned her dreams of becoming a teacher in favor of heavy drinking (four bottles of wine a day) and a heroin addiction. Her boyfriend is also an addict, and her PTSD-afflicted father provides money and support to feed her habits.

Epilogue: After Amanda completed three months of treatment, her boyfriend accepted a 30-day scholarship to the same program. She moved in with him after he finished, and the two have been attending regular 12-step meetings; she has been sober since December 19, 2011. Amanda's father has not undergone counseling for his PTSD, but he has begun sleeping in his bed instead of his office.
181 8 "Susie / Miriam" crack cocaine / alcoholism October 8, 2012 (2012-10-08)

Attractive, charismatic 41-year-old twins, Susie and Miriam, battle crack and alcohol addictions and each other as their career success and families slowly slip away.

Note: This episode was titled 'Susie'. The intervention was originally planned for only Susie, but throughout the episode, it became clear to everyone that Miriam needed help too.
182 9 "Ryan" alcoholism October 15, 2012 (2012-10-15)
Ryan, 25, is a sweet, sensitive man whose alcohol addiction is spiraling out of control as he and his fiancée are expecting their first child in a matter of months.
183 10 "Cher" alcoholism October 22, 2012 (2012-10-22)

Loud and spunky 50-year-old Cher's alcohol addiction has led to liver damage and is driving a wedge between herself and her family.

Epilogue: Cher's father died while she was in treatment; she relapsed one day after completing the program. Her daughter Brooke stays in contact with her each week and plans to attend counseling at the Betty Ford Center. Cher says she is sober, but her family believes she is still drinking.
184 11 "Al" methamphetamine, prescription drug abuse October 29, 2012 (2012-10-29)

Al, a big guy with a big personality, is sacrificing his relationships with his wife and children to chase his out-of-control meth and painkiller addiction.

Epilogue: Al completed three months of treatment. He began working part-time at a restaurant near the treatment center and was still in treatment at the time of airing.
185 12 "Megan" heroin November 19, 2012 (2012-11-19)

Megan is a 24-year-old addict who turned to drugs to kill the excruciating pain she experienced as a young teen after her innocence was stolen by her mother's boyfriend. Today, Megan's life is at a critical point and she is facing a long stint in prison with her next mistake. Can Megan ever feel worthy of a different direction for her life and make the choices needed to stay out of the prison system?

Epilogue: Megan completed four months of treatment, after which she moved into sober living and enrolled in beauty school.
186 13 "Kelly" methamphetamine, OxyContin November 26, 2012 (2012-11-26)

Kelly is a 27-year-old mother who turned to drugs to handle the trauma of being sexually abused by her sister's boyfriend when she was 11. Today, Kelly is using meth up to 4 times a day, as well as taking up to 1400 mg of OxyContin.

Epilogue: While in treatment, Kelly was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Kelly completed treatment and returned home. She is studying for her GED and plans to enroll in college. Kelly has been sober since May 29, 2012.
187 14 "Nick" heroin November 26, 2012 (2012-11-26)

Nick, 23, uses his business talents to deal in heroin rather than business. Once the apple of his father's eye and destined to carry on his successful business practices, Nick's early rule-breaking and experimentation in drugs turned him into the black sheep of the family. Now abandoned by his family, Nick lives in a heroin daze, crossing the border into Mexico to get his next fix.

Epilogue: Nick disrupted the flight carrying him to treatment as it was about to land in Dallas, Texas, after becoming agitated during the flight and threatening the safety of other passengers. He was arrested on landing and charged with felony flight disruption. Nevertheless, the show's producers managed to get him to treatment in Florida, where he completed four months of treatment. However, he was hit by a car while still in treatment and injured his back. He was prescribed morphine to manage the pain, which ultimately lead to his relapse on heroin and his removal from treatment. At the time of airing, no further information on the flight disruption charge was available.
188 15 "Sandi" alcoholism December 3, 2012 (2012-12-03)
Sandi, 64, is a vivacious, spunky and fun grandmother who loves gardening. But as her drinking escalates throughout the day, Sandi turns her gin-fueled anger on her 88-year-old mother and her 45-year-old daughter, alienating everyone in her wake. Can Sandi finally make peace with her estranged family and get the help she so desperately needs before it's too late?
189 16 "Alissa / Terry" crack cocaine / bath salts December 10, 2012 (2012-12-10)

Alissa, 19, is a smart and fearless teenager who uses bath salts to mask her inner pain. Alissa must make peace with her estranged father in order to break free from her dangerous lifestyle and her self-destructive cycle.

A charismatic businessman, spiritual leader and father, 56-year-old Terry is destroying his legacy with his crack addiction and taking his adoring son down with him.
190 17 "Sarah P." methamphetamine December 17, 2012 (2012-12-17)
When her rock and best friend, her grandmother Elena (featured in episode 175), went away to treatment, Sarah, 21, spiraled out of control. Today, in denial of her own addiction, Sarah is on the same path of addiction her grandmother was on just six months ago. This cycle of addiction must stop in this family now, or unfortunately, Elena will pass on a legacy of addiction instead of recovery.
191 18 "Tiffany" heroin January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21)
Tiffany is a 19-year-old, doe-eyed, innocent-looking young woman who treks to the seediest parts of Baltimore to score heroin while her family tries to pray the "devil" out of her.
192 19 "Dana" various drugs January 28, 2013 (2013-01-28)
After losing her children, 32-year-old Dana spirals into a severe drug addiction to numb her pain while her desperate, grieving family pleads with her to stop.
193 20 "Sean" alcoholism January 28, 2013 (2013-01-28)
A gregarious man with an intense personality, 32 year-old Sean's alcohol addiction is causing him to blackout and suffer seizures, which have his wife and family on edge.
194 21 "Andrew" bulimia February 4, 2013 (2013-02-04)
In an Intervention first that reveals a surprising outcome, we reach out to 18-year-old Andrew who once dreamed of a military career, but now binges and purges up to 12 times a day.

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