The Betty Ford Center is a non-profit treatment facility for people with all kinds of substance dependence. The center has become famous for treating famous people with substance abuse issues. Many people in the spotlight are especially prone to alcoholism and drug addiction. They need somewhere to go, out of the public eye to get the help and care they need. The Betty Ford Center provides discrete, quality treatment for people who want to live normal, healthy lives.
Keep reading to find out which of your favorite celebrities spent time in the Betty Ford Center.
Liza Minnelli treated her drug and alcohol addictions at the Betty Ford Center in 1984. She had to stop working on her musical The Rink to enter treatment. Minnelli has suffered from alcoholism since she was a teenager, and she has been addicted to prescription drugs. Her drug addiction started when she was prescribed Valium after her mother, Judy Garland died.
Andy Warhol noted Liza’s recreational drug use in his diary. An entry from 1978 discusses her arriving at a designer’s house and asking the host to “give me every drug you’ve got.”