"Drifting Back" is the twenty-first episode of the fifth season of Private Practice and the 97th produced episode of the series. It is also the 267th produced episode of the Grey's Anatomy franchise. It was broadcast on May 8, 2012.
Jake tries to help Amelia through her ordeal when he begins to suspect that she may start abusing drugs again to help her cope while Sheldon returns from his extended break with his ex-wife and learns of Amelia's plight and struggles with her decision to confide in Jake. Meanwhile, Addison has difficulty defining her relationships with both Sam and Jake. Elsewhere, Violet decides to sell her house and tries to include Pete in the decision but Pete finds himself preoccupied with a case wherein the the father and boyfriend of a man disagree on his treatment , and Pete goes to extremes to do what's best for his patient.
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