From a media release:
As announced today, the next season of the powerfulÂ docu-seriesÂ Intervention CanadaÂ will premiere on its new home,Â T+E, beginning April 1Â at 9 p.m. ET. In each episode, viewers get an up-close and personal look at the life of anÂ addict and their family who are desperately trying to help them. The series premieresÂ on T+E during its current free preview, which began March 4 and runs until May 4.
Intervention CanadaÂ provides an unflinching glimpse at the horrifying reality of the lifeÂ of an addict, as well as the gut-wrenching toll their addiction takes on their family andÂ friends. With the help of professional interventionists Andrew Galloway, Maureen Brine, Jesse Hanson, and Geri Bemister, each episode culminates in a dramaticÂ intervention where the subject must make a life-and-death decision â€“ continue theirÂ descent to rock bottom alone, or accept the offer of a clear path to recovery in one of Canadaâ€™s top addiction treatment facilities. This season, the series looks at addictionsÂ and dependencies on alcohol, crystal meth, cocaine, opioids, and eating disorders.Â Intervention Canada is based on the hit A+E format and is now in its fifth season.
Select storylines on this season ofÂ Intervention CanadaÂ include:
- An expectant mother in BC who is determined to free her partner from aÂ deadly fentanyl addiction before the birth of their child;
- Three Ontario born siblings struggling to save their father from the grips ofÂ crippling alcoholism;
- A four-time Canadian MMA fighting champion grappling to overcome anÂ addiction to crystal meth both for the sake of his son, and ultimately his own life.
Intervention CanadaÂ is produced by Open Door Co. and Insight Productions, inÂ association with Blue Ant Media. Executive Producers are Tom Powers for Open DoorÂ Co. and John Brunton and John Murray for Insight Productions. The Series Producer is Thomas Chenoweth. Sam Linton is Head of Original Content at Blue Ant Media.