Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          PLAYING Today’s Takeaway: The First Step To Helping An Addict

          Today’s Takeaway: The First Step To Helping An Addict

          VIDEO

          May 10, 2018

          “Sometimes, people have a hard time getting out of their own way, and we have to look at the situation and see what the components are,” Dr. Phil says.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?

          “If you’re dealing with an addiction situation, you look at the person and say, ‘You just need to step up, and man up, and do the right thing,’ but you have to realize that there are medical components to addiction, and there are neurological components to addiction that often rob people of reason, rob people of problem recognition, problem solving, and certainly rob people of motivation necessary to do what they need to do,” he explains.

          WATCH: ‘I Need A Reason To Be Clean,’ Says Young Mom Who Uses Heroin

          In the video above, he offers advice for helping an addict on the road to recovery, starting with detoxing the brain. Hear more of his tips in the video above, including why it’s necessary to seek medical attention.

          This episode airs Thursday. Watch more here.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?

          Effects Of Heroin On The Brain


          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500

          Want to Be on the New Show “Face the Truth”?

          Want to be on “Face the Truth”, a new show by Stage 29 Productions (producer of “The Doctors”), hosted by Vivica A. Fox?

          Be on the Show

          Explosive Family Drama?

          Does everyone in your family have strong personalities and refuse to back down?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons