Pat and Gheorghe say for the last 16 years, their ex-Marine son, Rich, has been battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol, and despite numerous rehabs and sober houses, nothing has kept him clean, and they’re out of solutions.
Rich’s sister, Adrienne, says she believes her brother’s “lying, manipulative and mooching ways” are killing their parents, but claims they just can’t stop themselves from enabling him. Pat and Gheorghe admit they’ve spent close to $225,000 on Rich but say everything they give him is with the hope that he will finally get his life together.
It’s been three years since the family has been has seen Rich. Don’t miss their emotional reunion on Dr. Phil’s stage. What does Rich have to say about his behavior? Plus, hear what he admits happened the night before the taping. What might be at the root of Rich’s addictions? Can Dr. Phil get Rich and his family the help they need?
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