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CHECKS INTO REHAB

Kids Left with Nannies

10/30/2012 8:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Nadya Suleman has checked herself into rehab for a prescription drug problem ... leaving her 14 kids without a mother for 30 straight days ... TMZ has learned.

A rep for Octomom tells us ... Nadya admitted herself into the Chapman House Drug Rehabilitation Center in Southern California over the weekend after acknowledging she's become dependent on Xanax ... an anti-anxiety drug ... which she began taking to "deal with stress."

Suleman's rep tells us, "Nadya wanted to get off the Xanax she was prescribed by her doctor and learn to deal with her stress, exhaustion and anxiety with professional help with a team of doctors. Nadya wanted to deal with her issues and make sure she is the best mother she can be.”

TMZ has obtained photos of Nadya on her way to the treatment center (above).

As for the kids ... we're told Nadya is using 3 nannies and 2 friends to divvy up the child care duties. She also has a driver to take the kids to and from school.

Neither Nadya's mother nor father have been tapped to care for the kids.

We're told Nadya can afford to pay for treatment by herself -- because she's been making a ton of money from her porn career -- but the rehab facility offered to pick up the tab anyway.

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46.

Different Rules Apply    

Rehab? How about a paid vacation from 14 kids. Give me a break. This woman is mentally ill and I feel sorry for her children; they don't stand a chance.

667 days ago
47.

boomom22    

http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2012/10/octomom-dad-worried-about-drinking-she-shouldnt-be-driving-0

This is why the rehab...damage control. Her manager undoubtedly heard this was coming out .

667 days ago
48.

Chase    

It was obvious she was on pills lately, she was always slurring on tv. She was totally out of it on Dr. Phil a few weeks ago. I could tell, and I'm certainly no expert. She was probably hoping for "Celebrity Rehab". Can't believe she got free treatment. Does this baby factory ever pay for anything????

667 days ago
49.

JiLL1    

She should check into a facility with straightjackets How much more trauma can she bestow on these kids? So sad

667 days ago
50.

pattycakes not to be confused with pattycake    

I don't know what the answer to this problem could be other then remove the children. I've known huge families growing il Catholic but not this engineered. mess. I think the doctor should be sued by the state for money that can be held by the state for these kids. This is a sad and long term situation. The kids are cute people could adopt them easily while they are young. She needs to realize this is best for them. The adoption could allow visits from het
She would never visit all of them. Nadia let them go.

667 days ago
51.

Xiolablu    

Good for her! While she made poor decisions this is not one of them, no shame in getting some help.

667 days ago
52.

Umm ok...    

30 day vacation for Nadya. Every part of her stressful life was intentional and now she needs 6 people to help her hold it together so she can go have some "me time." Pathetic.

667 days ago
53.

Sarah    

And Tmz was just there when she was checking herself in. What a pathetic excuse of a woman. Why havent child services taken away those poor children?? She is not fit to look after them. Also how the hell is she affording 3 nannys? Unless their charging cheap I have no idea how she can afford 3 usually they charge loads of money. I dont believe its only porn where shes getting her money from I believe shes a prostitute too. Vile, disgusting creature.

667 days ago
54.

Tammy    

oh, please, this biotch isn't addicted to xanax!! She just wants to avoid her responsibilities for 30 days and had to come up with a story to cover it.

667 days ago
55.

susan    

IT reads she has enough money to pay for the rehab herself.. HOW ABOUT YOU REPAY THE STATE ALL THE MONEY for those kids and the deliveries............ What a usless piece of trash.

667 days ago
56.

Ron     

Now is the perfect time to take away the kids.

667 days ago
57.

AngelPrincesss    

Xanax is nothing to sneeze at.. It's a seriously strong Benzodiazapine - used to relieve anxiety. There are other Benzos that are less addictive than the highly addictive Xanax... I feel for Nadya.. I hope she does okay, as she goes through horrible withdrawal symptoms...

667 days ago
58.

Jman    

Just another expense the people will have to pay for---> octo slut rides again

667 days ago
59.

spenditall    

What a LIAR!! It's been reported she does NOT have an Rx from a Dr. and has been seen many times buying vodka. Anything for a photo op. GROSS!!

667 days ago
60.

Glory Bee    

As a person very familiar with recovery based programs in Southern Calif. I HAVE to speak up. NOT CHAPMAN HOUSE!!!!!!!!! While the "program", as designed may be okay, they have serious issues with abuse of clients. There are a bunch of men connected with Chapman house that prey on the women that come there to get sober. THIS IS SERIOUS!!!!!! And she can kiss any confidentiality goodby. No, no, no, no, no, no!!!! Get her out of there!!!!

667 days ago
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