Barry, 50, was born into a life of alcoholism and turmoil, learning to drink with his alcoholic mother as a boy. He now has a chance to reclaim his life, his family, and a relationship with his son.
Jamie fell in with the wrong crowd at age 12; at 26, he is addicted to alcohol, crack, opiates and other drugs.
In high school, Clint fell in with the wrong crowd and now his addiction to crystal meth and opioids threatens his life.
Trouble at home had Alex turning to alcohol as a teenager.
A gifted teen chose to attend public high school, which lead to partying and, ultimately, to heroin and fentanyl addiction.
After her self esteem plummeted, Maria became dependant on alcohol and left her children to fend for herself.
After losing both her father and her brother, Elann turned to alcohol to numb her emotions.
Ashley's promising athletic career was halted when painful memories caused her to turn to drugs.
When her marriage broke up, Chelan turned to drugs, and is now homeless and working as a prostitute to support her heroin addiction.
Samantha returns to using drugs after reconnecting with people from her past.
At age 11 and in foster care, Robert was separated from his sisters and descended into drug addiction.
After her grandmother died, Jasmine turned to drugs to cope.
The target of verbal abuse as a child, Jennifer developed eating disorders and addictions to intravenous drugs.
Jordon's natural musical talent is hindered by his addiction to crystal meth, which began at at 16.
Deeply concerned for her health, Kathy's sister makes one last attempt to help her from her addiction.
Sarah's excessive drinking terrifies her family and she needs help.
Five years ago, Robby came out to his wife and two sons as transgender. After her transition, her drinking intensified and is now in fear of losing her family forever.
Megan found drugs to help her escape her parent' divorce and sexual abuse by a family friend. Now she is 25, addicted to crystal meth and will most certainly die without help.
Bullied and sexually abused as a youth Ryan turned to marijuana and acid as a teen. Now he is 36 addicted to crack cocaine and risks losing his daughters.
The death of his best friend sent David into a destructive spiral, which included an addiction to heroin and crystal meth.
Allisha developed body image issues at an early age, which lead her to a career at a strip club and alcohol and opiate addictions.
Because of her drug addiction, which started in her teens, Sarah has lost custody of her children.
Holley, 28, has a strained relationship with her mother and acts out by abusing alcohol and cocaine. Now she has three children and her family is stepping up to save her.
Meghan was abused as a child and forced to live on the streets. She is now addicted to heroin.
Ziggi grew up with an alcoholic father and a depressed mother and was alienated at school. Now he is married with two children and suffering from addictions to crystal meth and GHB.
Travis's depressing and horrifying past has left him devastated and feeling guilty. Now his mother, once an alcoholic, is trying to save him from his destructive ways.
Jessica is a heroin addict with an alcoholic father and a mother who spoils her. Her family needs a wake-up call before they lose her forever.
Katie is addicted to opiates. Unless she changes her behavior, her mother will walk away from her.
Wes and Lise are addicted to crack and their family is concerned about their children.
Lyndsay's mom goes to the streets to supply her with the oxycodone she's addicted to.
Aimee, born addicted to opiates, is caught up with them again at age 25.
A hereditary blood disease turned Kent's life upside-down, sending him into alcoholism.
Tammy, 26, has followed her father's example and now spends her days in crack houses.
Eleven years after David contracted leukemia, underwent a bone marrow transplant and was prescribed painkillers to cope, he finds himself addicted and consuming massive amounts of oxycodone.
Tracy, 48, is addicted to alcohol and has had her children taken away from her.
A teenager suffering from anorexia faces an intervention.
Andrew grew up in an abusive, drug-addled household and is now addicted to crack and alcohol.
TJ is living a double life as a normal mother and wife and then as a drug addict.
Conrad was alienated when he was younger because of ADHD and tourettes, and is now addicted to Oxycodone.
Candace's addiction has made her an unit mother to her young daughter.
After a life-changing injury, Brad turned to crack cocaine; Brad's daughter fights to get him back.
Wes, 27, has been using crystal meth since he was 17; his family wants to get him back.
In an attempt to numb the pain from a traumatic childhood, Loren and her best friend abuse alcohol.
John turned to crack cocaine to deal with the stress of handling two careers and four children.