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Dr. Drew takes heat over Mindy McCready's death

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Dr. Drew says he tried to help Mindy McCready but it's not his fault she died.

Dr. Drew treated her on the 2009 season of "Celebrity Rehab." He's come under fire because McCready is the fifth "Celebrity Rehab" participant to die and the third from that season alone.

Dr. Drew tells "The View" he reached out to McCready two weeks ago after the death of her boyfriend last month and told her to get help, but she left rehab just hours later. He says he hasn't been her doctor for years.

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