Javanna says she started drinking around age 9. She admits she is alcohol-dependent and says she blames her drinking on her mother, Tracy, claiming that Tracy did nothing to protect her from childhood sexual abuse.

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Javanna says she has sometimes resorted to consuming hand sanitizer when she is desperate and can’t obtain the vodka she usually drinks. Javanna says she knows she needs help to get well.

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“You have some open wounds inside you, and it requires some very specialized care,” Dr. Phil tells Javanna, referring her to Doctor on Demand for personalized teletherapy. Will Javanna accept the help?

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