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Parents Watch Their Heroin-Addicted Daughter, 21, Shoot Up

Posted 02.04.2015 | Dr. Phil

"Without a doubt, I am absolutely a heroin addict," says Paige, who says she shoots up up to six times daily while living in a motel room with her boy...

Parents Of A Heroin Addict Get A Wake-Up Call

Posted 02.05.2015 | Dr. Phil

Alyssa and Steve say their daughter, Paige, is a heroin addict who has overdosed 16 times. Watch their story here. They turn to Dr. Phil for help ....

Let Kids Find Their Own Jobs

Bridie Clark Loverro | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Bridie Clark Loverro

I will not try to hook my kids up with job opportunities when they hit their teenage years. I won't pick up that Gap application for them. I certainly won't pick up the phone. I'll force myself to let them try on their own.

'Failure to Protect' Laws Punish Victims of Domestic Violence

Adam Banner | Posted 02.03.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

True justice is not measured by what we think we would do in a similar situation; it is measured by the law and how the law applies to certain facts. It is time to stop using the law to blame the victims, and instead find solutions that truly protect our nation's children from violence and abuse.

Are You Enabling An Addict? 11 Questions To Ask

Posted 11.04.2014 | Dr. Phil

Do you know someone who’s addicted to drugs or alcohol? Is it possible that out of a sincere sense of loyalty and love you could be covering up for ...

The Shadow Demeter Complex: A Deeper Look at Codependency

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Demeter and Persephone, Asia Minor, 100 BCE The term codependency comes out of the recovery movement with the reliably frequent observation that ...

When Does 'Helping' a Troubled Loved One Hurt?

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime
Jennifer Delaney

Everyday, around the country, there are 12 step meetings, support groups and therapists' offices filled with families of substance abusers and violent offenders grappling with these issues. Many more have yet to seek help.

'Drugged': Mom Tries To Get Son Heroin In A Hospital

Posted 10.15.2012 | TV

"Drugged" revealed the story of Schuyler, a 21-year-old heroin addict who uses up to four times a day. As has been shown on several other television s...

Are We Addicted to Being an Enabler?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

We are not doing our loved ones a service by living in fear of their threats, trying to be best buds, believing this time will be different or too lazy to do anything about their actions.

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.