Heather, a nurse, says that after suffering from extreme back pain and being prescribed prescriptions medications, she has now turned into a real-life “Nurse Jackie.” She admits to shooting up a variety of drugs and even getting high while on the job.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Relative gone from big success to a total mess?
Dr. Phil questions Heather about her behavior. “While you were taking care of patients, you were under the influence of drugs,” he says, “that you stole from the hospital.”
“Yes,” Heather confirms.
“That’s a felony,” Dr. Phil points out.WATCH: Woman Says She’s Turned Into A Real-Life ‘Nurse Jackie’
“I really didn’t think I was that bad. So, I hear you saying it, but it’s just really hard to swallow,” Heather says. “I just never thought this would be me.”
In the video above, hear why Heather says she is on the run. And on Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, hear why Heather says she continues to use and how it’s affecting her relationship with her husband. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Do you need Dr. Phil to "get real" with someone?
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