Each episode of "Codependent" follows a couple in crisis, documenting a toxic love story made far worse by drug addiction. With the help of their family members, interventionist Kristina Wandzilak attempts to pull the couple out of their downward spiral, offering them a lifeline with the opportunity to enter rehab. But for them to stand a chance of succeeding, they must undergo treatment separately. The fate of their relationship hangs in the balance: go it alone in rehab, or stay together and face the likelihood of a relapse.
In the series premiere of "Codependent," Paige, who grew up a straight-A student in a small beach town, vowed never to use drugs after witnessing her brother struggle with addiction. She was studying to become a nurse. Meanwhile, Alex, who grew up in a wealthy, close-knit family, dreamed of being a professional basketball player. Paige and Alex met and have been entwined in a drug-fueled, corrosive relationship ever since. With an array of drug charges pending, Alex’s only hope of staying out of jail is getting clean, but to do so, he must combat his most dangerous addiction: Paige. Their lives hang in the balance if they can't break free of their codependence.