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Intervention 

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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc) and real people living with them on a day to day basis. Each show features ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Candy Finnigan Candy Finnigan ...  Herself 39 episodes, 2005-2016
Jeff VanVonderen Jeff VanVonderen ...  Himself / ... 34 episodes, 2005-2016
Mark Behar ...  Counselor / ... 34 episodes, 2009
Ken Seeley Ken Seeley ...  Himself 26 episodes, 2006-2016
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This reality television show features all different types of addictions (drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, etc) and real people living with them on a day to day basis. Each show features one or two different types of addicts, follows them around to view their lifestyle and how it affects those around them. At the end, an interventionist is brought in and family and friends tell the addict why they want them to get help. Written by rclaune

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English

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6 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf Entzug - Zurück ins Leben See more »

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GRB Entertainment See more »
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As of January of 2015, 17 addicts who have appeared on the show have died. Most of the deaths are either directly or indirectly related to their addiction, like overdoses or health issues as a result of their substance abuse. Exceptions include Chris Brady (s6e10), Dillon Brewer (s3e6), and John Tyrell (s4e57) who all committed suicide and Nik Buckmaster (s5e83) who died due to surgery complications. See more »

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17-year-old Girl: [injects herself with methamphetamine] I'm sorry, Grandpa.
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Referenced in 10 Things I Hate About You: Too Much Information (2010) See more »

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Exploitative
1 July 2019 | by lanceshaverSee all my reviews

This show is incredibly exploitative of individuals who are suffering from substance use disorders. This show will only further perpetuate the injustices these people face. We need compassion and evidence-informed approaches to substance use disorders, not this crap.


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