Charlie has come a long way in his journey, we are hopeful for him. He wants to live.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 6, 2008
South Florida treatment center Destination Hope succeeds with what most experts considered an impossible case. As a result of their experience in an extraordinary turnaround story, the drug and alcohol treatment facility will be featured on the A&E Network's hit show Intervention airing July 7, 2008 @ 9pm. The episode will focus on the heart-wrenching journey of 23 year old "Charlie" who has battled with addiction for 12 years and who is faced with a life-changing decision -- end a long string of failed attempts at recovery and resign to debilitating addiction or take one more chance at getting sober. A&E takes us on a brilliant ride as "Charlie" decides to check into Destination Hope in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for one last try at redemption.
Having attempted to get sober multiple times over 12 years, "Charlie" who started using at age 12 as a result of abuse and neglect was skeptical of Destination Hope's ability to help him. "How could anybody help me with my life." But within days he realized that something changed. "Charlie has come a long way in his journey, we are hopeful for him. He wants to live." Stated Arthur Smith Lead Therapist at Destination Hope.
Praised for its no holds barred portrayal of addiction and the fight for sobriety, Intervention pulls no punches. Viewers are witness to a gut wrenching struggle as patients face their demons in front of the world. Unlike the "junkies" portrayed in fictional media, Intervention lifts the veil on addiction for viewers to understand that the disease is claiming their own friends, families and children.
The episode airing on July 7, 2008 @ 9pm will change the opinion of many who say that some are plagued with addiction and beyond help. "This is Destination Hope's finest hour. This is a remarkable survival story. The disease of addiction has a new foe and we're not going away." Stated Ben Brafman, CEO and Clinical Director of Destination Hope. Destination Hope is a substance abuse treatment and recovery facility located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The unique program treats people addicted to drugs or alcohol in a comfortable environment with goal-oriented recovery protocols. We treat people that are physically and/or psychologically dependent on chemical substances in an environment conducive to and proven to garner maximum results.
6555 NW 9th Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33309