He checked into the clinic following admission to his co-star Dec and his wife. Admitting “long standing issues with depression and anxiety”.
According to The Mirror, Ant, 41, was in tears when he admitted his problem. He felt that he had ‘let people down’.
Ant became reliant on pain killers when he began taking them for a knee condition, that caused him chronic pain.
Ant said: “The first step is to admit to yourself you need help.
“I’ve let people down. I’m truly sorry.
“I feel like I have let a lot of people down and for that I’m truly sorry.
“I want to thank my wife, family and closest friends through this really difficult time.
He further added to The Sun: “I have spoken out because I think it is important that people ask for help if they are going through a rough time and get the proper treatment to help their recovery.”
We wish him a speedy recovery.