An Intervention With A Mom And Son Addicted to Painkillers

Aired on 09/29/2009 | CC tv-pg
Cheryl is a single mother of two, addicted to the popular painkillers Vicodin and Norco. Sadly, Cheryl is not the only one in the family with a problem. Her son Steve started abusing prescription pain pills at age 15. In 2009, the mother and son appeared on "The Oprah Show" to tell their story. Here, watch as Oprah stages an intervention to convince them to get treatment, and Cheryl makes a life-or-death decision.