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Farrah Abraham Has Checked Into Rehab

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You were probably just thinking that Farrah Abraham had milked her 15 minutes for everything they were possibly worth. In fact, you no doubt were saying to yourself, she really managed to eek 20 minutes out of her prescribed quarter-hour, what with the sex tape, the hosting gigs and the appearance on Dr. Phil.

But we should all know better by now than to be duped into thinking that the Abrahams of the world will seek to recover a small, small amount of their own integrity and slink out of the spotlight quietly. To wit: Abraham has publicly announced that in addition to being an accidental porn star and a teen mother, she is also an alcoholic, and so will be checking herself into the same rehab facility to which Lindsay Lohan also considered going, the The Lukens Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

According to Radar Online, the decision comes on the heels of her alcohol education instructor—who taught the class Abraham attended in the wake of her DUI—reporting that the "Backdoor Teen Mom" star "meets the criteria" for having a substance abuse problem:

...the director of the Texas-based program noted Farrah “had difficulty making eye contact, was standoffish and was sarcastic when answering the questions asked of her,” according to a document provided to Radar. She recommended Farrah complete 60 hours of intensive outpatient treatment, followed by 12 months of after care.

“Ms. Abraham does meet the criteria for substance abuse,” Austin Drug & Alcohol Abuse executive director, Phyllis K. Moczygemba, wrote in the report.

Abraham has taken the crucial first step of admitting that she has a problem, telling the gossip site that:
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“At this time in my life, I need to stay focused on the positive to get through all of the negative that a DUI 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,” she added.

She also tweeted about the beginning of her program:

Abraham will stay at the Lukens Institute for ten days.