Farrah Abraham is struggling with alcohol problems, though is seeking help.
Farrah Abraham, the Teen Mom star who filmed a sex tape with James Deen before selling it to Vivid Entertainment, has checked into a rehab program to receive treatment for alcohol abuse. Abraham entered an outpatient program at a Florida rehab center on Sunday night (June 30, 2013) and will undergo 10 days of intensive counselling at the Lukens Institute in Palm Beach Gardens.
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"Missing my Boo Boo, but happy to get treatment in a great place :) #GoodTimesAhead," Farrah tweeted on Monday. The 22-year-old was arrested was arrested for DUI in March, pleading guilty and being sentenced to six months' probation. The judge ordered her to attend an alcohol education class and to pay a $500 fine. She was also prohibited from consuming alcohol during her probation and had an ignition interlock fitted in her car, forcing her to submit to a breathalyzer test before driving.
"At this time in my life I need to stay focused on the positive to get through all of the negative that a DUI has caused in my life," the former MTV reality star told Radar Online. "I'm 22 and I want to make better choices and ensure I can recognize when I am putting myself in a bad situation next time."
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The reality star will be monitored by a sober companion in the outpatient program, though she is free to leave the Lukens Institute and go about her daily life. Her 4-year-old daughter Sophia will remain under the care of her father while she completes the $12,000 course, endorsed by the likes of Michael Lohan.