Cousins! In efforts of helping people overcome substance abuse and addiction, former NBA Allstar Lamar Odom is set to open three drug treatment centers in California!
According to reports from TMZ Lamar has paired up with Christian hip-hop artist Dontae Ralston, alongside former skateboarder Dennis Martinez to acquire a variation of facilities located in San Diego, El Cajon and Lemon Grove.
A representative of Lamar’s says the acquired centers so far will operate as a women’s residential treatment home and two men’s detox and residential treatment homes. It has been stated that the facilities have been named Odom Wellness Treatment Centers.
Sources share that Lamar will be hands on and looks forward to working with patients at the facilities.He declares that he is “ready to start saving lives.”
“He wants to help everyone he can,” says a representative for Lamar. “He is thankful that he was given a second chance at his life and feels his destiny is to help others.”
In case you are unfamiliar Lamar overdosed while at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch brothel located in Nevada back in 2015. The former Los Angeles Laker suffered kidney failure, a series of heart attacks, and strokes. He says he believed the brother owner tried to kill him.
Thankfully Lamar overcame his darkest hour and enrolled into rehab soon after. Since then the 43 year old is said to have gotten his life in order and is using his life’s testimony to help others.
The outlet confirms that Lamar has plans to open an additional set of facilities including two centers in San Diego and Calabasas.