Intervention is an American television reality show dealing with the struggles faced by many different kinds of addicts. Each episode follows one or two participants, each of whom has a substance dependence or other mentally and/or physically damaging problem. The subjects believe they are being filmed for a documentary on their problem, but their situations are actually being documented in anticipation of an intervention by family and/or friends. During the intervention, each participant is given an ultimatum: go into rehabilitation immediately, or risk losing contact, income, or other privileges from the loved ones who instigated the intervention. Often, other tactics are used to persuade the addicted person into treatment, which vary depending on the situation; some of these include threats to invoke outstanding arrest warrants, applying for custody of the addict's children, foreclosing on the addict's property, and break-up of marriages or other relationships. The producers usually follow up months later to monitor the addicted person's progress and film it for "follow-up" episodes of the series or for shorter "web updates" available on the show's website. Add to my shows


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Robert 16x08
01.08.2016
 
Jonel 16x07
25.07.2016
 
Brian 16x06
18.07.2016
 
Alicia D 16x05
11.07.2016
 
Robert 16x04
01.02.2017
Two sisters unite in an attempt to save the life of their younger brother, who has followed his mother's destructive path of drug abuse.
 
Todd 16x03
25.01.2017
A successful house flipper from a prominent real estate family loses everything in the 2009 housing market collapse; two severe construction accidents lead to an addiction to painkillers and meth.
 
Diana 16x02
18.01.2017
A woman's alcoholism leads to her developing a brain disorder, which lands her in the hospital with temporary paralysis and a feeding tube.
 
Jasmine 16x01
04.01.2017
A woman turns to opioids to erase the pain of her grandmother's death; after getting control of her addiction, she descends back into drug use to cope with an abusive relationship.
 
Barry 16x00

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