Terry's life started to spiral out of control at a young age. By the time he was featured on "Intervention," he was divorced, living with his parents and hadn't seen his daughter in three years. He was also deep into a $1,500 per day fentanyl and crack cocaine addiction.
He admitted to using ten times a day, mixing the drugs for maxium impact. "There’s almost enough to put down, I would say at least a baby elephant," Terry said. "I prefer to go big or go home, and since I’m home, I’m gonna go big."
His difficulties started at a young age when Terry was sexually abused over a span of several years. When he finally told his parents, he felt they weren't there for him. As Terry explained it, they said that the abuse was something he'd gone through so he was going to have to deal with it.
In the intervention, though, his usually emotionless father did write in his letter that he loved his son. This had a tremendous impact on Terry, who'd been feeling that void for years. He agreed to go into treatment and has been drug-free since June 5, 2012. Once out of rehab, he was able to get back to his true passion, securing a job as a chef.
Tragic stories of addiction unfold every week on "Intervention," Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on A&E.
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