The actor announced on the networks that he finished his treatment and thanked his fans for the support: “It helps to know that I’m not alone”
“This week I completed the forty days of treatment for my addiction to alcohol and will continue with outpatient care.” So begins the heartfelt publication that Ben Affleck shared this Thursday on Instagram with his millions of followers.
“The support I have received from my family, colleagues and fans means more to me than I can say, they gave me the strength and the support to talk about my illness with others,” said Affleck, who on June 22 had been interned by his ex, Jennifer Garner, in a rehabilitation center in Malibu.
I am fighting for myself and my family
He added: “Fighting against any addiction is a lifelong and difficult struggle, because of that, one is never really in or out of treatment, it’s a full-time commitment, I’m fighting for myself and my family.”
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“Many of the people have approached through social networks and talked about their own addictions, I want to thank them, their strength is inspiring and they are supporting me in a way I did not think possible. I’m alone, “the actor continues in his moving message.
It helps to know that I’m not alone
“As I had to remind myself, if you have a problem, getting help is a sign of courage, not weakness or failure,” Affleck wrote. “With acceptance and humility, I continue to benefit from the help of so many people and I am grateful to all those who are by my side.” I hope that in the future I can offer an example to others who are struggling, “concluded the 43-year-old Oscar winner. years, in his message, which in just a few minutes got more than 40 thousand likes and hundreds of comments.