Robin Williams checks into rehab - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Robin Williams checks into rehab

Updated:
© PRNewsFoto / Starkey Hearing Foundation © PRNewsFoto / Starkey Hearing Foundation

By Liz Raftery,

Robin Williams has checked into a rehab facility in Minnesota to help himself stay sober, TMZ reports.

Williams has enrolled in a program at the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Lindstrom that helps recovering addicts maintain their long-term sobriety, according to TMZ. He will reportedly be staying for several weeks.

Summer TV Preview: Where we left off with returning shows

"After working back-to-back projects, Robin is simply taking the opportunity to fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment, of which he remains extremely proud," his rep told TMZ.

Williams has spoken openly about his struggles with addiction. In the 1980s, he gave up cocaine and alcohol and stayed sober for 20 years, before entering rehab in 2006.




View original Robin Williams Checks Into Rehab at TVGuide.com



Other Links From TVGuide.com

View the original article on TVGuide.com

*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.