Episode: 1x09 (Season 1 Episode 09)
Name: With Arms Outstretched
Originally Aired: Nov. 18, 2003
Plot: After a bad fight with both his father and Haley, and while dealing with the constant pressure to be the best, Nathan takes amphetamines to improve his game. However, the drugs take a serious toll on Nathan mentally and physically and they soon land him in the hospital. Meanwhile, Peyton decides to take a chance on Lucas and goes to restart their relationship, but finds that Lucas and Brooke have started a relationship of their own.