Cameron says he started using drugs in high school. The former star athlete and homecoming king says after sports injuries led to surgeries, he became addicted to prescribed pain pills. Now, he says he uses heroin.

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In the video above from Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Cameron let’s cameras follow a day in his life. Learn about the woman he calls his “second mama,” and hear how he describes his addiction. Plus, Cameron had to have open-heart surgery as a result of using a dirty needle. Why did he start using again?

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On Wednesday, hear what Cameron’s parents say about his addiction – and their own behavior. Is the 26-year-old ready to quit using? Check here to see where you can watch.