updated 12/13/2011 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/13/2011 AT 4:30 PM ET
Brooke Mueller may finally be getting the help she needs.
Charlie Sheen’s ex wife has checked herself into a “long-term, in-patient treatment center” following a recent arrest for alleged cocaine possession and assault, her rep Steve Honig says in a statement.
“Brooke has decided to remove herself from the media spotlight … [so] she can focus on her recovery without distraction,” the statement reads. “Brooke’s goal is to maintain her sobriety, and she believes this is the best option to reach that goal.”