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Rimes opts for anxiety, stress treatment

Thursday, August 30, 2012 – LeAnn Rimes entered a treatment facility to deal with anxiety and stress, according to People

The story said on Thursday, ""LeAnn has voluntarily entered a 30 day in-patient treatment facility to cope with anxiety and stress," her rep Marcel Pariseau said.

"While there will be speculation regarding her treatment, she is simply there to learn and develop coping mechanisms. While privacy isn't expected, it's certainly appreciated."

Rimes turned 30 on Tuesday and checked herself into an undisclosed facility on Wednesday.

"This is just a time for me to emotionally check out for a second and take care of myself and come back in 30 days as the best 30-year-old woman I can be," Rimes said.

"All the things in my life will be there when I get out, but you know what? I'm hoping they're not going to affect me as much," she said. "I'll have the tools to know how to deal with them."

Rimes' husband, Eddie Cibrian, told people he supported his wife's decision. "My wife is the most remarkable and courageous woman I know," he said. "I am so proud of her for having the strength to finally take some time for herself. I will be with her every step of the way."

Rimes has a new disc coming out in September. She will leave the treatment center for concert dates in September.

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