Posted on Thu May 2nd, 2013 3:30pm PDT By X17 Staff
- Morningside Recovery Center Chief Executive Officer Mary Helen Beatificato maintains they DO have a "license/certification" to provide drug and alcohol treatment, and that the 2012 revocation only affects the facility's ability to provide detox services. Millicent Tidwell, the Acting Deputy Director Over the Licensing and Certification Division at the Department, maintains Morningside can not provide ANY treatment, and is able to provide only a sober living environment, TMZ reports.
- Judge Jim Dabney gave prosecutors a week from Friday to investigate whether Morningside meets the court-ordered requirements for an acceptable rehab facility. But assuming the state has their facts in order and Morningside's license was, in fact, revoked, obviously no judge would approve the facility as satisfying a court-order rehab stay so Lindsay will HAVE to find another place to go -- one with a license.
- Some reports claim Lindsay Lohan checked into Morningside this morning, while others claim the actress is nowhere to be found and has not been seen since 9 A.M., when shoppers claim to have spotted her at a Fry's Electronics in Fountain Valley, California. X17online photographers have been at the facility all day and have yet to see Lilo enter or exit the facility. Looks like Lindsay's MIA.
Lindsay Lohan just checked in to Morningside Recovery in Newport Beach, California, but given that the facility had its license suspended in 2011 and revoked in 2012, we doubt she'll be staying there much longer!
According to a report on the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs website, Morningside currently at has no license to provide rehab treatment to patients, and they were sued last year by the family of a young man who died at the facility.
Lohan was supposed to check into the Seafield Center in Westhampton Beach, New York today, but she changed her mind at the last minute and checked in to the Morningside, which was NOT approved by the court. Judge Jim Dabney was fine with Lohan's proof of enrollment for now, but he gave Santa Monica City Attorney Terry White until next Friday to determine whether this is an acceptable location ... if White doesn't sign off on Morningside (and after this, we can't imagine he would), Lohan will be moved.
But where to? And will she try to enroll at another center immediately or just wait until the court forces her to?
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