Teen Wake-Up Calls

August 3, 2006

How do you get through to rebellious teens who think they are invincible? Dr. Phil has advice for parents terrified that their kids are headed down a destructive path.

  

 

Deadly Drinking?

Shelly says that her 15-year-old daughter, Allie, was the perfect child before alcohol took over her life. She says Allie has been cited three times at school for public intoxication, and also hides booze and drugs in her room.

 

What will it take to keep Allie off the bottle? 

 


 

Promiscuous and Unprotected?

Kim is scared to death because her 16-year-old daughter, Briana, has sex with older men and doesn't use condoms. She was even caught by the police having sex with a 23-year-old in the backseat of his car!  

 

Briana gets an emotional wake-up call.

  


 

Too Tanned Teen?

Lori fears that her 18-year-old daughter, Sheila's, overexposure to the sun could be harmful to her health. Sheila admits to visiting the tanning salon over 400 hours in the past year, and thinks looking good outweighs the health risks.

 

"If I'm going to die of cancer, then I'm going to die tan."

 


   

Just for Jordan

In Family First, Dr. Phil says you have to be creative in keeping the lines of communication open. He has a great new idea to help parents do just that.

 

  

See Dr. Phil and Robin's message for their son, Jordan.

 


   

Surprise for the Families
Dr. Phil rewards the families on today's show with a Sony Handycam so they can keep the lines of communication open. For more information, visit their Web site www.sony.com/handycam.

 


 

 

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