Scary Trends

July 7, 2005

Could your teen be abusing drugs that are in your own medicine cabinet or drinking to the point of coma or even death? Dr. Phil explores these deadly trends among teenage kids.


Binge Drinking
Weston's drinking has already gotten him in trouble with the law. Now his parents fear he could end up dead.

 Dr. Phil's stern warning.


See Weston's progress. 

 


"Robo-tripping"
Nicole, 15, overdosed on over-the-counter cold pills in an attempt to get high. "I love feeling sick beyond my control," she says.

  
A life-threatening epidemic.  

 


A Tragic Outcome
Samantha, a college sophomore, died of alcohol poisoning after a night of heavy drinking.

 


How to protect your child.

 


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