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Heather Locklear

Family Wants Her in Rehab

.... Again

1/13/2012 10:56 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Heather Locklear
Heather Locklear's family wants her to check in to a medical rehab facility as soon as she's released from the hospital ... but Heather is resisting ... TMZ has learned.

Sources directly connected with Heather's family tell TMZ ... yesterday was not an isolated incident.  Heather has been struggling with prescription drugs for a long time.  In fact, sources say Heather checked in to an L.A. area rehab facility last October and stayed 2 weeks.

We're told Heather's family wants her to go to a medical facility this time around -- not a rehab center.

But so far ... Heather is resisting.

As we first reported, Heather's sister called 911 Thursday just after 2 PM PT and said she had taken a dangerous mixture of prescription drugs and alcohol.  She was hospitalized in serious condition. 

Heather is currently in the ICU of the hospital in stable condition -- and earlier today, she got a visit from her sister.

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soulofanangel    

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Looks like we'll be on hospital watch with Locklear and JOHN EDWARDS with his life threatening heart condition and surgery to follow.
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960 days ago
32.

Star Whacker    

Nah, family. Just back off and let her kill herself. She's just one more over-indulged, spoiled celebrity who obviously hasn't hit rock bottom in her own mind - what's left of it. No synpathy here for sure.

Star Whackers say, "Whack, whack, whack - get the job done!!!"

960 days ago
33.

Carrie    

Heather must have taken more Xanax than prescribed. Good luck to her getting benzo tranquilizers anytime soon.

960 days ago
34.

emb    

Im sick of all these rich, pampered ,spoiled hollywood stars who are addicted to this or that!! they are nothing but a waste of oxygen. there is so much pain and suffering in this world, screw these useless wasteoids!

960 days ago
35.

Sammy    

Look at those pictures of her at the Laker game. She looks a MESS! I'm cringing just looking at them and I'm totally embrassed for her and especially for her daughter. What teen wants to see her mother looking like this out in public? Can you imagine what she does in private if she behaves like this in public?
I hope Heather gets the help she needs and REAL help. Not some Mickey Mouse Dr. Drew exploiting her on Celebrity Rehab. I hope she finds a doctor who treats her like a regular person and not some coddled celebrity. Heather is unhappy because she is not living a real, true, authentic life, which I guess is hard to do if you are wrapped up in the Hollywood lifestyle.

960 days ago
36.

sPaNkdEnALgAs    

All this money & absolutely NO COMMON SENSE. Rich people problems.....

960 days ago
37.

Donald Ray    

Now DIDN'T her LYIN'-ASS mama just say, "she's fine and healthy"? No tellin' WHAT her definition of 'sick', is.

960 days ago
38.

Silvie    

I am so sick of these celebrities and their addictions! This woman has a beautiful young daughter and what a BAD example she is as a Mother. In this case, the Father is a mess too. What are the chances Ava turns out to be a high functioning, normal, intelligent young woman?

960 days ago
39.

brad    

I've thought Heather Locklear was super hot for a long time. She used to be married to Tommy Lee, the drummer from Motley Crue (before Pamela Anderson). She also was married to Richie Sambora, the guitarist for Bon Jovi.

After the badboys like Tommy Lee she's been married to (who probably cheated on her bigtime), I don't understand why she would be so depressed and drinking and popping pills over her latest guy Jack Wagner. Heather always seems like a pretty tough woman to me.

It's gotta be the prescription drugs. She's probably addicted to those painkillers like oxycontin. Those painkillers seem to be very popular in Hollywood.

Just because YOUR DOCTOR gives them to you, doesn't mean they won't mess your life up or kill you. Some of these doctors are no better than street drug dealers. You should hear about all "pill mills" they have had in Florida. Addicts just line up outside to get their "fix".

960 days ago
40.

esther    

Her family needs to report the physicians that are supplying her with the controlled medications to the California board of medicine and the DEA.

960 days ago
41.

♥TMZ but ...    

it is all very sad she had it all and probably never had to do anything herself and now she doesn't know how to cope

kind of reminds me of farrah fawcett when she showed up on Letterman talking gibberish

960 days ago
42.

JLB    

The doctor walking in front of her is not bad looking.

960 days ago
43.

Sue    


come on Heather, I know aging is a "drag", but NOTHING will age your face more
than drugs and alcohol !!

Take Care of yourself , sweetheart.

960 days ago
44.

james    

The woman is bored! A trip to Africa can solve anything Heather.
My middle name is Africa.

960 days ago
45.

geepwizzer    

I really hope she can turn this around. It's sad that Heather will be remembered for this. I remember seeing her on TV when she was in her early 20's and always thought she was a knockout- even today. Booze and drugs have trashed so many- just never thought she would be one. Hugs to you Heather! JG

960 days ago
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