Ryan says he used to smoke marijuana because it made him “feel better” and “alive.” However, when he first sat down with Dr. Phil, his family claimed he was terrorizing them with out-of-control rages fueled by marijuana and alcohol – and they were scared of him.

After his appearance, Ryan says he chose to enter treatment for his dependency on marijuana and alcohol, and also addressed his anger issues.

“My life has changed,” Ryan says in the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil.

Learn what Ryan says his life is like now – and why it hasn’t been a success-only journey.

On Monday, hear why Ryan’s sister disagrees with Ryan’s assessment of his behavior – and why she insists his behavior has gotten worse. And, Dr. Phil shares insight – and support – as Ryan continues on his journey. Check local listings to see where you can tune in to "'Where Are They Now? You Asked, We Answer!'"

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