Derica says that after she was accused of murdering her best friend, her name and face were splashed across the news and she faced a backlash on social media. The young woman says that even though charges were dropped, people continued to accuse her of the heinous crime, and she turned to drugs to cope.

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Derica’s mother, Kezia, turned to Dr. Phil for help, saying that her daughter had been spiraling out of control and she feared for the safety of Derica’s unborn child. Dr. Phil gave Derica a sobering wake-up call and had some strong words for Kezia about her behavior.

In the video above, Derica, Kezia and a special guest give an update – and share how their time with Dr. Phil changed their lives.

This episode of Dr. Phil airs Tuesday. Tune in for more surprising guest updates. Check here to see where you can watch.

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