According to Alyssa’s best friend Kathy, a few months after her husband Nick died, Alyssa “went nuts.” Kathy claims Alyssa isolated herself, began drinking heavily and behaved provocatively. Alyssa’s family says they’ve confronted Alyssa over her behaviors, but their attempts to intervene haven’t been successful.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?
In the video above, daughter Anna says the first time the family tried to convince Alyssa to get help was when Nick was still alive. “That intervention really helped her, and she actually went and tried to get help.”
But Alyssa’s stepmother Bonnie says it didn’t last. “She was there for maybe a week – 10 days, and then she checked herself out.” WATCH: Grief-Stricken Widow’s Friends And Family Say She Drinks And Parties Too Much
Anna says the family tried again a few months ago, but admits things didn’t work out too well. WATCH: Family Awarded $3 Million In Wrongful Death Suit Say They Worry Widow Is ‘Blowing Through’ Settlement
Discover what Alyssa’s response is when Dr. Phil asks “Do you think you’re spinning out of control?” Then, tune in to the show on Thursday
to see whether Alyssa says she is ready to go back into treatment and accept the help her loved ones have been hoping she’ll get.
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‘Maybe In 20 Years I’ll Quit Grieving,’ Says Woman Whose Family Claims She Drinks Too Much Since Her Husband Died