His dad actually prefers it when he’s on crack because he’s not as violent. Ryan seems genuinely shocked, but pleasantly so, when he enters the room with his family and friends. But according to the people in his life, Ryan’s addiction isn’t limited to crack. I struggle with similar issues and I’m rooting for your story to have a happy ending:] Posted by Mskater | August 14, 2017, 10:07 pm. Meanwhile, Ryan loses track of time and ends up being an hour late to family dinner at Debbie’s house with his daughters. Date Aired:  July 2017 But after his father’s recent death, Rob, a former crack addict, picked up the pipe again after years of sobriety. I’ve never used that website. Original Air Date: January 2012 In the Intervention thread, Ken makes me laugh because Ryan shows up in the thread and say “Hi! “Ryan has lost so much in his life,” she says, “and the biggest thing is himself.”. What’s Memorable:  The rather harrowing scene of him seemingly going crazy in his apartment with his daughters there. Official synopsis: A chef for 15 years, Ryan dreams of running a kitchen in a four-star restaurant. But things really got complicated for Ryan the night he witnessed his close friend die of a cocaine overdose. Location: Lamar, South Carolina Who knows how a person reacts when living day-to-day with someone as out of control as Ryan? UPDATE: As of the followup that aired July 10, 2016, Vinnie is still clean doing great! I was concerned and curious to be honest. Official Synopsis: Rocky Lockridge, once a world champion lightweight boxer, is now a homeless crack addict living on the streets of Camden, New Jersey. For the record. What’s Memorable: Knows he’s an alcoholic, doesn’t care, doesn’t want to stop. MOVIE INFO Director: Various Cast: Various Writing Credits: Various Synopsis: Moving and raw, Intervention: Season 1 - Then & Now documents the stories of six individuals from the debut season of this series whose powerful addictions nearly ruined their lives. Beneath the addiction he has a vulnerability and sweetness to him. Also anyone notice Ken’s lips look..normal here? I woulda thought maybe heroin and xanax, or pain meds and alcohol. Lol so handsome when he was younger like in this episode. Highly doubt he’s clean and sober but whatever. Official synopsis: A chef for 15 years, Ryan dreams of running a kitchen in a four-star restaurant. I don’t understand people. More seriously though, Ken Seeley, the interventionist, is the moderator of the Anonymous and Homeless and Sober Living sections of the harm reduction website http://www.bluelight.org. Here is his obituary. Her misery about being who she is right now, while simultaneously demanding to be able to stay that way, is a difficult thing to watch. Nothing, except I’m fine. “[He’ll do] prescription drugs, coke, pot, alcohol—anything that will get him high,” his mom says. Blind in one eye. A private family celebration of Ryan’s life has been held. This is a list of episodes for Intervention, an American reality television program which aired on the A&E Network since 2005.. Each episode follows one or two participants, each of whom has an addiction or other mentally and/or physically damaging problem and believes that they are being filmed for a documentary on their problem. Update: Rocky Lockridge passed away in early February 2019 from complications he suffered after a stroke. I struggle with similar issues and I’m rooting for your story to have a happy ending:]. Unfortunately, his mother is his worst enabler. That means two people talking. Just found out that my son has been addicted to prescription drugs and has used for 15 yrs. This week’s episode aired as the 19th episode of Season 15 on Sunday, August 21st. What’s memorable: How scary he is. She danced on Soul Train and for the “Ike and Tina Turner Revue” in Las Vegas, then landed a big job at A&M records. Age: 41 He is from my city. Change ). i know for a fact ken posts as PriestTheyCalledHim. I agree. Though briefly canceled in 2013, the show was revived just a year later and is now continuing its 15th season. Interventionist: Jeff, Susie Location: Sudbury, Ontario I’m sure you’ve heard that from Jim Antonovich once or twice. Ryan says he has also learned to love himself: “I am like Ryan version 2.0.” However, when Edgewood offered him two more months of their extended care program, Ryan refused it, insisting he had all the tools he needs to stay clean. In my opinion, all of the negative comments are lacking compassion. this guy has issues, i wouldn’t put much stock in what he says above. I have more life in me than most people you will ever meet. Did I say I live in Hawaii. His mother supplies him with alcohol so that he doesn’t go into withdrawal. Katie Y. Original Air Date: June 2009 She had the money in her hand! Date Aired: July 20, 2020 in US, originally aired as in Intervention Canada episode on October 20, 2018 on CBC Documentary Channel, Ryan She tells Ryan how hard it is to watch their daughters suffer, seeing their dad the way he is, and pleads with him to get help because if he doesn’t, he is going to die. Update: Ryan passed away on December 14th, 2014. And I agree: he tends to have some of the worst addicts on the show. Age: 25 Addiction: Crack. The Intervention. Danielle Stewart is a Los Angeles-based writer and recovering comedian. “Your other daughter is feeling a little overwhelmed,” Galloway tells Ryan, which he seems to understand. Age: 32 Age: 21 Addiction:  Crack, opioids. Check box if your review contains spoilers, This follow-up looks at two addicts from Season 3. In spite of Rocky’s long-term crack addiction, it’s clear that he still has a heart and a soul and wants to get well and reconnect with his family. In just 12 months, Rob has blown through 200k of his inheritance, has shut down his once thriving business, and now his wife and family fear for his life. Nothing about your comment holds any truth. Notable Video Game Releases: New and Upcoming, November Preview: 19 TV Shows & New Movies to Watch at Home, S4:E27. But alcoholism stands in his way. Key reason to why people keep assuming jail time. Yours mainly because of the age and how I’d imagine my parents talking about me at this age and your episode is 10yrs old now. Yeah. Now 21, Ashley is deeply addicted to crack cocaine and IV opioids. Age: 35 Official Synopsis: Luke, 23, dreams of a career in photojournalism, but his daily cocktail of drugs has derailed his college plans and left both him and his mother struggling to survive on the streets of San Francisco. Date Aired:  July 2016 Tyler Location:  Syracuse, New  York Thanks for the support. You should sue them for false pretenses and deception. Also. Location: Hartford, Connecticut Age: 53 But everything you see on TV is real. Rocky Official synopsis: After a troubled childhood that sent him to juvenile hall for felony arson, Chad’s father introduced him to cycling at age 15. I believe his name is Ryan Braswell, I’ve had several Age: 41 What is Hubert doing now in his sobriety? This episode was true as fk. Location: St Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada Also he seems like a super decent guy (other than doing things like stealing his daughter’s birthday presents to buy crack with) and you really root for him to get his shit together. Can mom put aside her agenda and help save her daughter? Location: San Francisco, California Of course, the next day Ryan calls Debbie like nothing ever happened and asks if she has any booze. But I didnt much care for him. Original Air Date: December 2012 I have never had any health problems including complications from drugs. His family and friends cannot imagine losing someone else. Alyson now lives at home with her parents and is a heavy user of morphine and crack. Location: Can’t tell Although Ryan’s counselor notes that he has changed a lot since arriving at Edgewood and that he doesn’t get angry and act out anymore. What’s memorable: How he gets money for crack by stealing and selling auto parts, his poor put-upon enabling mother, his dog Max as primary companion in the place of the family he wants so badly. Upset that I’ll never be able to marry Ken but im happy for him and his partner! Wow. Age: 56 He potentially has a child. Official Synopsis: Now 53, Richard has kept a traumatic childhood event secret all his life. Ryan returns to his hometown and is greeted by his family. When they call their mom to come pick them up, Ryan has another tantrum. I have relapsed. Original Air Date: April 2005. Get a detailed look at every new and returning show coming to broadcast... 2012 Fall TV Preview: Our Night-by-Night Guide. Chad is next: “Our brotherhood has been poisoned by addiction, which tears me apart inside. Your brains and good looks can only take you so far in life – if you can’t own your shit, follow rules or get along with other people then your life will be a letdown. But Vinnie needs more than that–he needs an intervention. I had high hopes for her recovery, too bad it didn’t take. Make 50 an hour. Canadian-born and raised, 36-year-old Ryan once dreamed of being a rock star. Really there’s lots going on in this one, but what will stick with me the most is Miriam giving in and smoking crack with her sister after everyone was talking about how worried they were that she’d relapse if she spent too much time with her. Addicted to: Morphine, crack, marijuana Severe apathy is a side effect of long-term use. Addiction:  Crack, pain killers, benzos, alcohol. He began abusing cocaine whilst the champion, but switched to crack after his boxing career ended.