Betty Ford Center

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A nonprofit inpatient facility in Rancho Mirage, California, founded in 1982 by recovering alcoholic and former US First Lady Betty Ford, dedicated to various levels of management of chemical dependency, including inpatient care
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The inaugural 10 scripts include David CarlsonaACAOs 'Trouble Man', the true story of gay African-American civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, Pamela Garcia RooneyaACAOs 'Me & Tammy Faye at the Betty Ford Clinic', a fictional tale of a friendship that develops between the televangelist and a Latina transgender woman and Harry TarreaACAOs 'Queen', the true story of the worldaACAOs first openly transgender high school prom queen, Corey Rae, wrote The Hollywood Reporter.
1984 - Elizabeth Taylor goes into rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic. 1996 - Nintendo 64 video game system debuts in USA (3 months after Japan).
Summary: The centre caters to treating addiction and is widely viewed as the equivalent of the US-based Betty Ford Clinic
Eight years later, he checked into the Betty Ford Clinic in Rancho Mirage, California, for treatment for an addiction to prescription painkillers.
At the time, his rep told ( The New York Times that he had been admitted to Betty Ford Clinic and his addiction was related to "chronic and long-term back problems" which he incurred after hurting himself doing stunts on "SNL."
You can drop the attitude", or France where Patsy declared: "The last mosquito that bit me had to check into the Betty Ford clinic."
It would be a sort of Betty Ford Clinic for techno–addicts.
Now I hear Eddie the jack russell terrier from TV's Frasier is in the Betty Ford Clinic being treated for alcoholism and depression.
BRUMMIE rock wildman Ozzy Osbourne thought the Betty Ford Clinic was going to be a DRINKING club.
During the three-hour ceremony, 49-year-old Ricky shocked the audience with personal jokes including introducing Robert Downey Jr by saying, "Many of you in this room probably know him best from such facilities as the Betty Ford Clinic and Los Angeles County Jail."
The opposition is prompted in part by the fact that he was arrested for drunkenness and checked into the Betty Ford Clinic for treatment of alcoholism last year.