- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: November 6, 2005
A heroin addict on the skids and an elite driving instructor each face a crossroads in this episode.
- The search for a rush to replace speed has led a driving instructor to a crisis.
- Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives.
- Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping.
In INTERVENTION, people confront their darkest demons and seek a route to redemption. From compulsive gamblers to shopaholics, drug addicts to young people estranged from their families, INTERVENTION features real people at the breaking point as they are confronted by friends and family. In fly-on-the-wall style, INTERVENTION captures the drama as people grapple with their demons in an attempt to chart a course to recovery.
Audrey, 24, was popular and artistic. Now, she is a heroin addict living on the streets. She has been an addict for 5 years and her family feels like the next time they will see her she will be in a coffin. They plan an intervention to save her, if they can. Howard, 39, is a driving instructor to celebrities, the CIA, and the FBI, but he drinks when he can't get the rush of driving fast. Now, Howard's doctor has told him his liver is failing, and unless he stops drinking, he will die.