August 26, 2010
One of the most asked about guests of the show returns ” Brandon! Plus, a desperate family turns to Dr. Phil to save their daughter, who is addicted to OxyContin and heroin.
Back and Better Than Ever
Six years ago, Brandon was addicted to drugs, and his parents feared he’d die at any time. Dr. Phil and Brandon’s family performed one of the first interventions on national television. He’s experienced many ups and downs during his addiction recovery, including multiple relapses and jail time, but you won’t believe Brandon now!
Debbie writes about Brandon’s journey to recovery.
A United Front
Karli, 20, is addicted to heroin and OxyContin. She’s suffered seizures and has overdosed and relapsed many times. Dr. Phil prepares Karli’s family for how to confront her factually, but with love, care and concern during the intervention.
Saving Karli: The Intervention
Will Karli, who says “pretty much all of Orange County” does drugs, realize she has a problem before it’s too late? Her adopted mother, Sue, her biological mother, Pam, her brother, Travis, and sister, Rachel, all confront Karli.