In the hours before her most recent rush to the hospital for a psychiatric emergency, Heather Locklear was in a disturbing state that left her family and friends terrified, RadarOnline.com can report.
According to In Touch, the troubled actress, reeking of booze from downing tequila, locked herself in her bedroom with her dog, Mister, on November 18, causing her friends to run and get help.
But when her loved ones returned, Locklear was running around outside her house in a tank top and a thong "freaking out about everyone leaving," a source told the magazine.
"They finally got her into bed, but shortly after, she woke up screaming, 'Help me!'" the source claimed, adding that the friends thought she cut herself or attempted suicide.
After cops arrived, Locklear appeared "fine," and had just wanted her dog by her side. But she became belligerent, the source claimed, so they placed her in an ambulance and whisked her away to Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California, where she was placed on a 5150 involuntary psychiatric hold.
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Despite the tragic beauty's boozing, friends fear "it's beyond drugs and alcohol at this point…she has a mental illness."
In the days before her breakdown, In Touch's source claimed Locklear was picking her skin, refusing to shower, and even speaking in strange, "evil" voices.
"The evil things she says…she's saying crazier and crazier stuff," the source alleged. "Some people think she has different personalities. Her face changes — she is the bada**, then talks like a baby, then she says how smart and brilliant she is, then she's a sex goddess, and then talks about how rich she is and she's worth $10 million. Also she talks about how much she loves God and wants to go 'home,' meaning she wants to die."
Now, Locklear is in long-term treatment once again, where sources told RadarOnline.com she will likely remain through the holidays. She previously spent three months in rehab before her release in October.
Adding to her mounting troubles, Locklear also faces eight misdemeanor charges for battery and resisting arrest stemming from two instances earlier this year. She has pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
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