Mackenzie Phillips

The New Heroin Epidemic

From prescription drugs to illegal narcotics, the DEA reports an alarming surge in drug use and abuse among Americans over recent years. In particular, usage of the highly addictive opiate, heroin, has spiked to an epidemic level. The increase in...

Mackenzie Phillips on Overcoming Addiction

Actress, recovering addict and author of "High on Arrival" Mackenzie Phillips joins The Doctors to discuss her public battle with drug addiction and her new perspective on life after overcoming drug dependence.

The Powerful Pull of Heroin

See how the powerful pull of heroin affects a 21-year-old heroin addict named John, when he is given the opportunity to enter into an addiction treatment facility. Plus, actress, recovering addict and author of "High on Arrival" Mackenzie Phillips...

How Heroin Affects the Body and Mind

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork explains how the highly addictive opiate, heroin, affects both the body and the mind. Plus, actress, recovering addict and author of "High on Arrival" Mackenzie Phillips weighs in on whether heroin users can ever overcome...