5 Celebs Open Up on Their Positive Rehab Experiences

Posted by PZ on September 25th, 2013

Going to rehab can’t be a walk in the park: forced to face your demons face on and sort through any range of issues – from substance abuse to eating disorders or any personal problems – rehab must be a tough and emotional roller-coaster for those who have to go through it. Using it as a chance to better themselves, turn things around and grow, these 5 celebrities say they’ve had positive experiences while in rehab because they’ve felt like they’re on the mend and able to look at the rest of their lives in a more upbeat manner now that they’ve faced their problems and learned how to get through their big issues which have previously caused them problems.

 

 

Eva Mendes

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Eva checked in to rehab in 2008. Her rep commented that the move was a positive one: “Eva has been working hard for the past year and made a positive decision to take some much needed time off to attend to some personal issues that, while not critical, she felt deserved some outside professional support.”

Farrah Abraham
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Farrah was hit with a DUI and decided to attend rehab to change her attitude: ”At this time in my life, I need to stay focused on the positive to get through all of the negative that a DUI (driving under the influence) has caused in my life. 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.”

LeAnn Rimes
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LeAnn checked in to rehab for a short stay to turn around her negative feelings: ”That was just the way my body was handling the stress. Some people stress-eat and I do the complete opposite. So I chose to take time out in rehab and focus on me.”

Lindsay Lohan
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Lindsay has been to rehab several times but she says it can be a very positive and relaxing experience: “It was like a vacation. I love meeting new people and seeing what they’ve been experiencing. I met some great people. It was a nice time to shut everyone off for a while because there was so much noise. It was a positive experience.”

Richie Sambora
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Jon Bon Jovi rocker Richie doesn’t think rehab has to be a negative experience and believes you can have a positive time: ”People look at rehab as a bad thing … I looked at it as an opportunity to do something positive for myself.”




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