Troubled Beverly Hills Celebrity Rehab Center Suddenly Closes

The celebrity-endorsed One80 Center, located in Beverly Hills, abruptly closes its doors amid an investigation by "The Hollywood Reporter" surrounding two deaths.

One80 Center, located at 1775 Summitridge Dr., Beverly Hills. Credit: One80 Center Facebook page
One80 Center, located at 1775 Summitridge Dr., Beverly Hills. Credit: One80 Center Facebook page
A posh addiction treatment facility known as One80 Center, known for its A-list clients from the entertainment industry, suddenly closed its doors Aug. 30 after an investigation into its practices by The Hollywood Reporter.

One80 Center is located at 1775 Summitridge Dr. in Beverly Park and opened in 2010 on the same historic property originally inhabited by Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor to be a refuge "to help those struggling with alcoholism and addiction find sobriety," according to its website.

An array of concerns about the facility were outlined in detail in the publication's Aug. 7 story about the death of two patients under the center's care, specifically that certain affluent patients received different guidelines of care if they paid in cash versus paying via insurance, and employees used a "cover all" term of "individualized care," which included allowing certain famous patients leave the facility for events or for boyfriends or girlfriends to come stay with them during treatment.

Claims of leniency from anonymous clients cited you could basically "half ass" it at One80 Center if you paid in cash, according to THR report.

Between the story, a wrongful death lawsuit and an LAPD probe into allegations of negligence and fraud against the CEO and clinical director, who are also husband and wife, an email went out on Saturday, Aug. 31 to cease operations.

The email added that hope remained to keep a couple of staffers around during the restructuring to rebuild the program.

No updates have been added to the center's website as of Sept. 4, or its Facebook page. Calls and emails were not immediately returned to Patch.


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