After 16 years of living with the memories of being locked in a closet, starved, physically tortured and abused by her parents during her childhood, Lauren admits she cuts and has attempted suicide – multiple times.

Is there help for Lauren’s ongoing anxiety and depression? Tune in to part one of a riveting two-part Dr. PhilWednesday.

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