‘Octomom’ in rehab for Xanax
GANNETT NEWS SERVICE October 30, 2012 9:10PM
Nadya Suleman has checked into rehab for a problem with prescription drugs.
TMZ reports that “Octomom” admitted herself into the Chapman House Drug Rehabilitation Center in Orange County, Calif., over the weekend, entering a 30-day program. She says she has become dependent on anti-anxiety drug Xanax, which she began taking to “deal with stress.”
“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,” her rep tells TMZ. “Nadya wanted to deal with her issues and make sure she is the best mother she can be.”
Suleman has apparently not asked her parents for help. Instead, she has enlisted three nannies and two friends to take care of the 14 children while she’s away.