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Monday, May 2, 2011

Intervention episode tonight : Richard

If you are seeking help locally please know that addictions of any kind are a serious matter. If you live in South Carolina, you can seek information and help on addiction here: The William J. McCord Center

Tonight on Intervention the focus will be on 53 year old Richard. Time is of the essence to get this addict into treatment as he suffers from diabetes which puts his life in further jeopardy. Richard has kept a traumatic childhood event secret all his life.
Richard started his addiction downfall by the age of 11, when he first used alcohol to numb the emotional pain. As an adult, he was diagnosed with diabetes, and his health problems were exacerbated by his drug and alcohol abuse.
Crack dot Com's logoImage via WikipediaRichard seemed to be able to keep his addictions in check while he and his wife, Sandy, raised their two children. However, an injury at work placed pain killers into this addicts hands leading to an addiction to prescription medication. Unfortunately, the addiction didn't stop stop there as Richard eventually became addicted to crack cocaine.
Tonights Intervention episode will be on A & E at 8 pm. Check your local listings for the exact time for your area.

Intervention works with treatment and recovery centers throughout the United States and Canada. For each episode, a licensed therapist recommends treatments and facilities based on the specific needs of the addicts who participate.
We provide these links solely for our viewers' information. A&E Television Networks does not endorse or control any treatment facility, and we are not responsible for any content, services, products, or materials provided by or associated with the facilities whose web sites are linked to here.
If you are struggling with an addiction and need help, call 1-800-662-HELP.
If someone you know is suffering from an addiction and could benefit from an intervention, contact the show's producers here.
For addictional information see: A & E's Intervention.
For family information and support on various drugs, treatments, and addiction see: The Addicted Family

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