Britney Spears Voluntarily Checks into Mental Health Facility

Britney SpearsBritney Spears, whose career took a turn for the worst in nearly 12-years ago is taking no chances when it comes to the singers emotional and mental well being.

The 37-year-old has checked herself into a unknown mental health facility in Southern California.

Britney has reportedly suffering from severe emotional distress over her father’s spiraling colon condition.

Jamie Spears’ decline in health, has worsened over the last month forcing her to put her Las Vegas residency on hold to be by his side. The exact nature of his illness remains unclear however, he underwent an emergency operation in January when his colon ruptured. According to sources, despite the treatment, it is understood Spears has not returned to full health.

Britney is expected to remain at the facility for 30 days.

This isn’t the first time Britney has dealt with mental health.  In 2007, she had a similar meltdown which eventually resulted in an involuntairy admission where she was placed on a 5105 hold.

Britnεy Spears has Lunch with Boyfriend Sam Asghari

5150 is the number of the section of the Welfare and Institutions Code, which allows an adult who is experiencing a mental health crisis to be involuntarily detained for a 72- hour psychiatric hospitalization when evaluated to be a danger to others, or to himself or herself, or gravely disabled.

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