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Mindy McCready Hospitalized in Florida

Country Singer and VH1 "Celebrity Rehab" Star Mindy McCready
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Mindy McCready
Country singer Mindy McCready
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS/AP) Updated 4:08 p.m. EDT

Country singer and "Celebrity Rehab" star Mindy McCready was recovering Tuesday in a hospital after police responded to an overdose call at a Florida home.

The overdose report came at 10:38 a.m. at a North Fort Myers home, the Lee County Sheriff's Office rerported. The property is owned by McCready's mother, records showed.

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Cape Coral Hospital spokeswoman Karen Krieger would not say why McCready was taken to the hospital.

"She is in good condition," Krieger said.

In an e-mail, McCready's publicist confirmed the singer was in the hospital, and said the diagnosis has not been confirmed.

"The family asks for your respect of their privacy and appreciates your thoughts and prayers at this time," wrote publicist Kat Atwood.

McCready surfaced in 1996 with the No. 1 hit, "Guys Do It All The Time," and a double-platinum album, "Ten Thousand Angels." Her latest album, "I'm Still Here," was released in March 2010.

In recent years, she is better known for a tabloid life of domestic abuse, drug and DUI arrests. She was recently on the VH1 reality show "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew." During the show, McCready came off as a sympathetic figure, with Dr. Drew Pinsky - the show's host - calling her an angel in the season finale.

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On the show she said she suffered from love addiction, not substance abuse. In one of the show's scarier moments, McCready suffered a seizure and was rushed to a hospital where scans showed brain damage.

Pinsky said he and McCready have stayed in regular contact since filming the show last fall and he said in an interview last month that the singer appeared to be doing well.

"She's an easy person to like and to care about and we hope she does well," Pinsky said. "So far so good as far as I can tell."