Lohan Enters Betty Ford Center

Papa Lohan calls treatment center a "country club"

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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Actress Lindsay Lohan escorted by Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies arrives for a mandatory court appearance before a judge who revoked her probation earlier this week at Beverly Hills Courthouse on September 24, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. Superior Court Judge Elden S. Fox issued a bench warrant for the actress who as on is probation for a pair of driving under the influence cases. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lindsay Lohan

    The Betty Ford Center is the temporary home of actress Lindsay Lohan, who is expected to remain in a rehab program at the southern Californian facility until her next court date on Oct. 22, it was reported Thursday.

    Lohan checked into the treatment center in Rancho Mirage Monday, according to reports in People magazine and TMZ.com.

    A spokesman for the center did not immediately return requests for comment.

    The Betty Ford Center has treated a number of celebrity clients over the years, including Johnny Cash, Mickey Mantle, Darryl Strawberry and Steven Tyler.

    On Friday, Lohan was ordered to be jailed by Beverly Hills Superior Court Judge Elden Fox for a month without bail for failing a drug test. Hours later, another judge allowed her to post $300,000 bail, and she was released pending the Oct. 22 probation violation hearing.

    The 24-year-old actress was ordered to wear an alcohol-sniffing SCRAM anklet; to avoid alcohol and stay out of bars; to allow authorities to search her residence without a warrant; and to submit to more random drug tests.

    According UsMagazine.com, Michael Lohan said his daughter Lindsay won't beat her drug problem if she continues treatment at Betty Ford:

    "Look at the 'short' list of people who went to Betty Ford -- most, if not all, have relapsed," he tells Us. "I went there myself, and I will tell you, Betty Ford is a country club. They administer prescription meds and even put their patients on prescription meds. Once more, they don't have family therapy at all."

    The star of "The Parent Trap" and "Freaky Friday" first ran afoul of the law on May 26, 2007, when she drove a Mercedes-Benz into a hedge along Sunset Boulevard. 

    Two months later, she was arrested again in Santa Monica on suspicion of DUI and possession of cocaine.

    She agreed to plead no contest and was sentenced to a day in jail and three years probation. Her probation was extended by a year for not completing alcohol-education classes on schedule.

    In July, she missed a required probation hearing before Beverly Hills Superior Court Judge Marsha Revel, saying her passport was stolen while she was at the Cannes Film Festival, and the judge sentenced her to 90 days in jail. She spent 13 days behind bars before being released again.

    As part of her sentence, she was ordered to spend 90 days in an inpatient addiction treatment program. She was sent to UCLA's neuropsychiatric hospital for evaluation, held for about three weeks and released on Aug. 24.

    Since then, she failed at least one drug test, admitting as much in a Twitter posting.

    "This was certainly a setback for me, but I am taking responsibility for my actions and I'm prepared to face the consequences," she wrote.