During his stay, Julie sneaks in his room to speak with him but is asked to leave by a nurse.
Zach later runs away and is found hiding in Julie's room by Susan and Mike who take him home. Susan speaks to Paul about Julie and Zach's relationship and is irritated when she thinks he is laughing at her but he insists it will not be a problem as he and Zach will soon be moving away.
It's revealed that Zach is now addicted to drugs and gambling and has lost his entire fortune on both.
Paul and Mike both momentarily put their differences aside to help Zach by placing him in a rehab clinic for treatment.
Zach unsuccessfully tries to impress Gabrielle with luxurious gifts and his wealth.