06/13/2007 at 02:55 PM EDT
Richie Sambora has left the Los Angeles treatment facility he entered last week
, PEOPLE has
"Richie Sambora has completed a program at the UCLA Medical Center," a Bon
Jovi rep tells PEOPLE. "He is doing well and continues to receive outside
Last week, Sambora's rep said in a statement that the guitarist, 47, had
entered an undisclosed treatment facility in Los Angeles. The specific
nature of his problem was not disclosed at the time.
It has been a trying year for Sambora. In April, his divorce from Heather
Locklear was finalized, and that same month, his father died of lung cancer.
His relationship with girlfriend Denise Richards also ended.
"Richie has had a terrible year," a close friend of the rocker told PEOPLE.
"I think this was a culmination of all these things and finally he realized
he needed to take care of himself. He'd put off everything for so long,
taking care of everyone else, it was just time to stop and deal with his
The group is scheduled to play some shows this summer, beginning June 24 in
London, but it is a relatively light schedule.
The band's new album, Lost Highway,
is due out on June 19, when
Bon Jovi is scheduled to perform on the Today
show, and the band will perform on The View
on June 20. Sambora is expected to be at both appearances.