10/19/2012 at 11:00 AM EDT
Renee Graziano is going away for a while.
of the VH1's Mob Wives
has entered a rehabilitation center in Miami, her publicist confirmed to PEOPLE, adding that "it is not for any current drug or alcohol use of any kind."
The rep says: "Her choice to enter rehab was made entirely on her own. She has made this decision for the betterment of her son AJ [Pagan]'s life, as well as to improve her physical, mental and spiritual health."
Graziano, 41, is the daughter of Anthony "TG" Graziano, former consigliere of the Bonanno family. She is reportedly at Miami's Transitions rehab center.
It has been a difficult year for Graziano, whose ex-husband, Hector "Junior" Pagan, gave information to authorities that helped put her father in prison.