Actor Tom Arnold Heads to Rehab for an Addiction to Pain Pills
Tom Arnold underwent emergency surgery for a perforated colon earlier this month, and during his hospitalization and recovery period was prescribed regular doses of opiate pain medications and anti anxiety drugs. He will now transfer to the Betty Ford Clinic to begin a recovery from an addiction to these medications.
According to the actor’s spokesperson, “His doctors advised him to go into a supervised, structured recovery/rehab facility to properly and safely detox from all meds.”
Arnold, who has been sober for 20 years, once battled an addiction to alcohol.
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