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          15 Years Later: Ex Drug-Addicted Mom Finally Sees Her Son Again

          September 02, 2014

          Dr. Phil continues his interview with Barbara, who admits she was a drug addict when she lost custody of her children 15 years ago and wants to make amends. Barbara’s 29-year-old daughter, Lindsey, claims her mother was neglectful and abusive toward her and her siblings — allegations Barbara completely denies.

          Barbara and Lindsey say they both desperately want to re-establish a relationship with Bobby Lynn, who is now 20 and goes by Dylan. He who was removed from Barbara’s care when he was 5, and Barbara and Lindsey say he was kept from them by his adoptive mother, Patrice.
          Dylan faces his biological mother and sister on Dr. Phil’s stage. What does he remember from his childhood? And, is he interested in reconnecting with them?

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          Barbara and Lindsey meet Dylan, the man they remember as 5-year-old Bobby Lynn.

          Is Dylan interested in rebuilding a relationship with his birth mother?

          Dylan has a message for his sister, Lindsey. And, Dr. Phil explains three options for reconnecting with a lost loved one.

          Out-of-Control Mom: Can Taylor Be Saved?

          Cheryl and John say their 22-year-old daughter, Taylor, started using drugs at 15 and is now homeless and addicted to heroin and meth. Cheryl has custody of Taylor’s 2-year-old son and says she can’t allow Taylor to see him. Taylor almost died recently when she had her second overdose and had to be resuscitated.

          “Last time I saw her, she hadn’t showered in days. I have a fear she’s prostituting. I know my daughter is near death because consequences don’t seem to matter anymore,” Cheryl says. “I really feel she’s going to die if she doesn’t get help. It’s awful. I’ll do anything to save her life.”

          Dr. Phil enlists the help of Debbie and Brandon, the mother-son intervention team from VIP Recovery, to help the family confront Taylor and get her to Dr. Phil’s stage.

          Tune in to see why Dr. Phil has some tough questions for Taylor’s father!

          “When I get involved, I play hardball.”

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