Stunt performer and Jackass series regular Bam Margera claims he started using alcohol and other substances after he joined the show nearly 20 years ago.

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On August 3, 2019, the 39-year-old Bam was ejected from a commercial airline flight on suspicion of being too intoxicated to fly. The next day he reached out to Dr. Phil for help, via a series of videos on Instagram.

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‘Self-medicating is what you’re doing, and that’s like doing brain surgery with an axe,” Dr. Phil tells the 39-year-old television personality in the video above.

Dr. Phil refers Bam to Alo House Recovery Centers and he agrees to accept the help.

Where is the reality star on his path to recovery now?

Watch more from this exclusive interview in the video above, then check here to find out where you can tune in for the Dr. Phil season 18 premiere airing Monday.

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