Rick and Joanne came to Dr. Phil twice begging for help with their then 19-year-old son Michael. They claimed he was a liar with no remorse or guilt
, who stole from them to fuel his addiction to opiates. And, they admitted to enabling his behavior.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Conflict so big it needs a Dr. Phil solution?
Michael went to LaHacienda and completed a treatment program, but relapsed shortly after he got out, leading to the Dr. Phil show staging an intervention at his home.
In the video above from Thursday’s episode
, Dr. Phil speaks with Michael for the first time in six years. See how he is doing today and what message he has for parents who have a child in rehab. What does he say was the most important thing his parents did for him?
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