Families Who Have Been Helped By Dr. Phil

Have you or has your child or spouse been helped by Dr. Phil? If you want to talk with others who may have been in a similar situation as you, share your story here.
Replied By: alyshal2 on Dec 9, 2016, 7:11PM
My family and I no longer speak. When I was 18 I got pregnant my parents were very upset with me and constantly pressured me into having an abortion which I did not want. everyday they would tell me that's what has to happen and so on and so forth. They would show up at my job and tell me that they would say it when I saw them. (I was not living at home at the time)they called my cousin who I never really spoke to and had her talk to me about getting one. i felt as I had no one really alone, my boyfriend at the time was no good so my support system was no one. My cousin took me to the clinic once and I just wanted advice I wanted some help from someone but the clinic could not talk to me at the time unless I was sure I was going through with it. So I left eventually all the pressure came crashing down on me and my mom brought me down. I was a mess through it all and after everything my parents said i did the right thing and I have never been the same since. I turned to alchol and used drugs and I drowned my whole life in it. I became really depressed and now 9 years later I cannot even speak to my family because my younger sibling had a child and they are supporting her with her child. i felt as they let me down and I live with this regret everyday of my life and I would never subject myself to going there to see them with her child when they did not want mine. I may be all over the place here but it's such a long and hard story I hope someone will be able to help me through this.
Replied By: jessica1313 on Nov 19, 2016, 3:30AM
i need help figuring out how to get dr phils attentions on my emails, i seriously need his help. i have been a abused victim of my local hospital and i have done everything i can do and i recieved a letter on thursday stating to sum it up in a nut shell i deserved what happened to me, i was in the wrong. no one aka drs or anyone will be punished... but i live in fear every single day i live with flash backs of what they did. 

i feel very helpless in mysituation and am starting to think i really did deveser what happened.. 

please help with advice, cause i will do what i have to until i have no engery left.

thank you.
Replied By: mollymall on Nov 5, 2016, 6:26AM - In reply to momhelpingmoms
I'd like to connect with you.. I am dealing with this tough situation with my child and I don't know how to make it bette.
Replied By: mollymall on Nov 5, 2016, 6:23AM

I have a story to tell especially for young black women. I suffered depression and it was the hardest thing I ever had to under go. I had a broken foot, lost my job, broken heart and was kicked out of place of residence with my child in the midst of the winter March this year. I don't understand how could people be so cruel ever. I was looking for a job and 30 job interviews turned me down, including Bob Mendez's office when I reached out to him. None said why and what I had to improve. My depression got worst and worst . There were days I was worried about a home, a job and my child's safety.How can someone treat someone who was sick so badly?? Why the color of my skin be part Of my depression? What did I do to deserve this? I often asked myself. felt like giving up mentally. My brain couldn't take it anymore. I loss every memory in my head.couldn't think, write or put sentences together. I was a mess!!!! Finally I began praying a lot and began seeing changes. I reached out to people for help, few helped me with food, or paid my cellphone so I could have a way for jobs to call me. Most turned their backs on me and then I knew who my friends were. I am staying with someone but my time is near. My welcome is over and it's getting cold again. The thought of being homeless in the cold again is killing me. The thought of depression is driving me crazy. I have been to several apts and it's very costly or bad areas. I finally got a job but it doesn't pay much and I have to be on this tight budget. I want to be able to live in a good neighborhood with my child. I have tried to rent a room, no one wants to rent a room to me with a child. It's like going on these 30 interviews over again and all 30 of them turning me down.. It has been the hardest trial I had to go through in life. Where I'm staying I have to go out to give space for the owner of the house to be alone with his girlfriend. It's been tough and I need help. I've tried to reach out to you, Tim Cook Oprah, Tyler perry, Kelly clarkson for help but I just can't seem to get anyone. Kelly clarkson her songs kept me going and prayers. Peace by peace and what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Tim Cook's office called me and said they don't help in that department. It's getting cold and I just can't be homeless again with my child. I can't sleep in my car or feed her in my car again. Please help us!!!!!! Help our story to be told. It's not easy being turned down 30 times for all types of jobs. Some jobs I would just burst into tears. Please find it in your heart to reach out to me. The only person who reached out back with prayers was Delilah on 106.7 Litefm. She prayed for me to get out of my depression. I'm still seeing a therapist. It's just amazing how someone can ruin another's life especially when taking drugs and the other is unknown of it. My life was very good and it turned sore so fast when my foot broke. After my foot broke my life fell apart, I became a nobody because I had no income. I was called a slave, I was told black people don't get depressed. My self esteem went down to the lowest. I couldn't drive due to my brain wasn't functioning well. I'd forget where I was going so I had to take uber. My daughter watched me cried night and day. My daughter wasn't allow to do well in school because she is a black child and the white child wasn't doing well. A house, a floor was more important than me. I wasn't allowed to lean my crutches on the model because I would scratch the wall paper. I couldn't walk too hard with my crutches because I'd scratch the floor. This is when my depression began. I saw how greed can consume someone's life and make another sick. I couldn't believe how a floor was more important than me. Being black I was told you shouldn't do better than me or make more money. I was in a very confusing situation. It made me dark and mentally ill. Being kicked out in the cold got me more sick. I need your help please find it in your heart to reach out to me. I need my story to be told about depression and how my mind stay with me. My brain was 2 seconds from leaving me on my birthday. God was my answer. please find it in you heart to reach out to my child and I Please. Life is amazing and I will keep smiling no matter how bad my situation is now. Glad to be breathing and I learnt a lot through this. Cherish others and don't put materialistic things before a life. Life is more important. Being homeless is no fun especially with a child.  If you can't help me please direct me to someone who can or please have them contact me. I am a real person looking for real help. No one seem to care. I wrote a letter to the president and his office emailed me to call a suicidal hotline. I'm not suicidal, I need help with a home. Please finding it your heart to reach out. Never knew the color of my skin would have ever got me in this state. I am a real mom and I'm looking for help with a warm home to stay with my child by or before thanksgiving. I've reached out to everyone I could think of and it's like no one seem to care enough to help us. Please sir us!!! Help me speak to the world about this life changing experience that I under go still. Please help us even if it's just to hear me out and let my story to be told. Someone of power can hear it or see and help my child and I. No fun sleeping in a car at times!!!!

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Replied By: monkeyman07 on Sep 27, 2016, 5:53PM
Those two need to stop being so selfish and put those children first grow up once and for all
Replied By: jackie2169 on Sep 21, 2016, 2:57PM
Replied By: sharbelmar on Sep 14, 2016, 6:12AM
I'm A Mom of a heroine addict. Dr Phil  and his WONDERFUL STAFF!!!! Saved my daughter's life. She is finally getting the care all of our CHILDREN  deserve!  I want to connect with other families that were on the show.  My experience was incredible,  Dr Phil is an Angel to me, a Savior,  a Miracle.  💕
Replied By: sharbelmar on Sep 14, 2016, 6:05AM - In reply to momhelpingmoms
Good morning!  I'm Sharon ☺ We just taped , our episode hasn't aired yet. DR. PHIL SAVE MY DAUGHTERS LIFE!!! I would love to have another Mom in the same situation to talk to.  My Daughter is @ Origins.... I am looking forward to hearing back from you!  Sharon
Replied By: momhelpingmoms on May 11, 2016, 6:40PM - In reply to ragdolls1976
I would love to share the process before the show, after being on Dr. Phil, why we were desperate for his help and why I felt Origins and Dr. Phil was our only (and last) hope to save our son (and put our family back together).  I would much rather chat and share personal info in person on the phone so please contact me at my email address momshelpingmoms1@yahoo.com   Thanks.  I look forward to connecting with you.
Replied By: ragdolls1976 on May 11, 2016, 12:44PM - In reply to momhelpingmoms
I haven't been on the show, but I've been writing him for years. I have four children, all together we have a WIDE range of issues, You didn't post what yours were on this comment, so I dont know what show you were on or what issues you are dealing with but I am really very curious as to the process you went through after the show, like, What was Origins like, how did they address things for you? Did you go to PNP, I've really been curious about them! Let me know, I'm sure I could connect with you better knowing what you're dealing with!
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