‘I Think That Meeting Dr. Phil Saved My Life,’ Says Woman In Recovery For Alcohol Dependency

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Keith reached out to Dr. Phil for help after his wife, JoLynn, made headline news with her arrest for public intoxication. JoLynn, was given a breathalyzer on stage and later stated she wanted to stop drinking. “I was basically a 24-hour drunk,” she says. After several months in a residential treatment program at Westwind Recovery, JoLynn, who is now working to transition home, says, “I think that meeting Dr. Phil saved my life.” When Dr. Phil asks, “How does it feel to look at the world now and it’s not fuzzy?” how does JoLynn respond? Watch the video above to hear more from JoLynn about her journey to recovery. This episode, Update: “Dr. Phil Saved My Alcoholic Wife’s Life,” and “Dr. Phil Gave Me a Second Chance,” airs Friday. Check your local listing. WATCH: Man Says He Struggles With Being Alone While Wife Is In Treatment For Alcohol Dependency TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?