Doug and Debbie's once-perfect family has been shattered by the frightening reality that they could lose their 21-year-old son, Brandon, to drugs. Dr. Phil lays the groundwork for a successful intervention.

The Home Situation
This family walks on eggshells most of the time because of Brandon's drug-induced mood swings and violent behavior.


View their story.

Preparing the Family
Dr. Phil explains the ground rules for a structured intervention and the roles each family member will play.



View Dr. Phil's advice. 

A Father's Love
A father who couldn't save his drug-addicted son offers advice to Doug and Debbie, before it's too late.


Harry's story and advice.


See Brandon's intervention!


This family is put to the test. View their journey.

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