After a Memorial Day weekend from hell, Lindsay Lohan has checked back into rehab. For the second time this year.
According to a statement released by the 20-year-old actress' publicist, Leslie Sloane Zelnick, Lohan "admitted herself to an intensive medical rehabilitation facility" Monday. In Touch Online, In Touch magazine's Web site, says Lohan is a patient at Promises Residential Treatment Center in Malibu, Calif.
The return to rehab comes after a three-day span in which she was arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing her car in Los Angeles -- the latest installment in the hard-partying actress' headline-making personal life.
According to In Touch, "a close friend" reports that after the difficulties of the last few days, Lohan "finally realizes it is the right thing to do."
At the beginning of this year, Lohan voluntarily checked into Wonderland, a West Hollywood center for the treatment of drug and alcohol abuse.
During her time there, Lohan was granted frequent "day passes" and was often photographed away from the facility, shopping and socializing with friends at bars and restaurants.
Promises is a very expensive facility which reportedly features the fine food, high-thread-count linens and private masseuses more often associated with a first-class resort than a rehab center. Britney Spears spent some time at Promises after a hair-shaving incident in March.
Lohan's decision to retry rehab may not come as a surprise given the upheaval of the Memorial Day weekend -- memorable it was, but not in a good way.
Her difficulties began early Saturday morning when she jumped the roadside curb in her Mercedes convertible, crashing into a small stand of trees on Sunset Boulevard.
The accident followed what was reportedly a long night of partying. Lohan was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries and then given a misdemeanor DUI citation.
But things may get more serious; police searching the damaged vehicle found cocaine.
"The investigators are continuing to follow up their leads, and additional charges may be filed in this case," said Lt. Mitch McCann of the Beverly Hills Police Department at a weekend press conference.
Currently Lohan is scheduled to appear in court on Aug 24.
Less than 48 hours after the car crash -- as Memorial Day dawned early Monday morning -- Lohan apparently returned to Hollywood's party circuit.
Pictures snapped by the omnipresent celebrity photographers of the Los Angeles photo agency X17 (X17online.com) show a zombie-like Lohan in an SUV reportedly being driven by a friend.
The photos show Lohan being helped from her knees into a club at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood -- the setting for a Memorial Day pool party. In photos reportedly taken two hours later she appears barely conscious in the passenger's seat as her friend tries to rouse her.
Visible through the windshield are several "chips" dangling from their chains around the rearview mirror, one reading: "30 Days. One Day At A Time." The chips are the medallions signifying sobriety from Alcoholics Anonymous.
Last December, Lohan claimed to have been attending AA meetings for most of 2006.
Several weeks ago the British tabloid "News Of The World" published still photos from a video allegedly showing Lohan and two friends using cocaine in the bathroom of the Roosevelt Hotel.
The video was allegedly taken by a "friend" of Lohan's.