Are You an Enabler?
July 22, 2010
Could you be enabling your drug-addicted son or daughter? Dr. Phil talks to parents who say they are desperate to save their child's life.
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A Teen in Peril
When Rick and JoAnne last appeared on the show, they said they were desperate to save their 19-year-old son, Michael, who was abusing OxyContin. The teen entered La Hacienda Treatment Center for his addiction but relapsed shortly thereafter.
Staging an Intervention
Dr. Frank Lawlis, chairman of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, and Anthony Haskins, Dr. Phil Resource Director, make a house call to Rick and JoAnne. Find out what happens as they prepare for an intervention with the teen.
A Cry for Help
Amanda, 20, was a cheerleader and a good student, but she says her life has been filled with violence and brushes with the law since she started abusing OxyContin, heroin and cocaine. Her parents, Terry and Laurie, say they're doing everything in their power to help her.