Lohan for voluntary rehab stint

Lohan for voluntary rehab stint

Lindsay Lohan was set to check herself into rehab yesterday.

The troubled actress - who was sentenced to four weeks in jail in Friday for violating her probation by failing two drug tests, but was released hours later – planned to enter an unnamed live-in facility in southern California, where she intends to stay until her next court appearance on October 22.

It is not known when Lindsay checked herself in but it is thought she wanted a facility that is close to her friends and family so they can visit but the centre won’t be bending the rules for her.

Earlier this month, Lindsay - who served just 13 days of a 90-day jail term in July for violating the probation terms of a 2007 conviction for driving under influence (DUI) - tested positive for both cocaine and amphetamine abuse and later admitted she had a drug problem.

She tweeted: "Substance abuse is a disease, which unfortunately doesn't go away overnight. I am working hard to overcome it and am taking positive steps."

Friends of Lindsay said she was keen to enter rehab following her release from prison as she was determined to sort her life out.

One said: "She will step up her treatment and do more than what she was previously ordered to do."

As part of the conditions of her release, Lindsay must wear a SCRAM alcohol-monitoring bracelet and avoid places "where alcohol is the chief item of sale".

Her estranged father, Michael Lohan, also urged his daughter to go to rehab voluntarily.

The 'Mean Girls' star served just 22 days of a 90-day court-ordered rehab stint following her release from prison in August.

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