Pete Doherty completes rehab treatment
Libertines frontman Pete Doherty has left a rehab facility in Thailand after completing treatment for his addiction to heroin.
The owner of the Hope rehabilitation centre, Simon Mott, has confirmed that the ‘Time For Heroes’ troubadour has now left the facility and finished his treatment programme which involved methadone, counselling, an exercise regime and therapy.
Mott has also revealed that Doherty was sent two unsolicited packages containing heroin from fans during his stay:
“He received a lot of fan mail which we searched before handing it over. Sadly, on two occasions we intercepted drugs we had to destroy. It sickened me that there are such disgusting people out there who would go to such lengths to sabotage his treatment.”
In a self-penned article about his long-term drug addiction back in November 2014 for The Independent, Doherty wrote:
"Now I’m in rehab at Hope I’ve begun looking at how powerless drugs have made me. I’ve been thinking about my life, my loss of friends, relationships, opportunities, money, my values. There’s also the loss of relationship with my son and my daughter, who I’ve only met once. All that loss; I just got so good at blocking it out."
2015 is set to be a big year for Pete Doherty and his Libertine bandmates – Carl Barat, Gary Powell and John Hassall – as the group signed a major record deal towards the end of 2014.
Watch Pete Doherty’s guide around the Hope rehab facility below:
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