Amy Winehouse could be kept in hospital “for weeks” in a bid to get her off drugs

The troubled singer’s family are reportedly set to do “whatever it takes” to get Amy clean and she may even be detained without her permission.

The 24-year-old star has been in hospital since Monday (16.06.08) after collapsing at home and her worried relatives are hoping the medical drama will shock the singer into quitting drugs.

A source told Britain’s The Sun newspaper: “She will be in there for a while if her family get their way.

“There is a feeling they can have a good attempt at sorting her out this time.”

Amy’s dad Mitch – who has been keeping a vigil at his daughter’s bedside – said yesterday (18.06.08): “Amy is doing fine. She is staying in as long as possible.”

Her spokesperson said: "She will stay for as long as they can find out what's wrong with her. I don't know what's wrong with her and the doctors don't seem to. There are various possibilities. It's probably something to do with her ongoing treatment.

"She is staying there for the time being. They are still not quite sure what happened and the tests were inconclusive."

The singer collapsed after a massive drugs overdose last summer and her health problems – including an irregular heartbeat – are believed to have stemmed from that.

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