Woman Accused Of Enabling Addicted Sister: ‘If You Want To Say That I’m An Enabler, Well Maybe I Am’
Nate and his sisters, Alex and Demetria, claim their mother, Helen, has been dependent on prescription painkillers for at least 15 years. Helen adamantly denies it and claims she needs the medication due to complications from multiple surgeries that have left her in unbearable pain.
Nate claims their aunt, Joni, enables Helen’s drug use, which Joni categorically denies.
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“If you want to say that I’m an enabler, well maybe I am. But I’m the person that’s there all the time,” she says in the video above
When Joni is accused of driving Helen to buy drugs, she claims she had no idea she was taking her sister to a “drug house.” How does she respond when Dr. Phil asks, “How could you not know?”