Ben Affleck News: Actor Checks Out Of Rehab, Talks About His Experience And Motivation By Dipannita | Mar 15, 2017 09:34 AM EDT Ben Affleck has revealed that he underwent treatment in a rehab for alcohol addiction. He shared this information on Facebook and also revealed his inside experience. The 44-year-old-actor expressed his sentiments on social media in a heartfelt post. Ben Affleck recently revealed that he had gone to a rehab to receive treatment for his alcohol addiction, USA Today claimed. The actor took to his Facebook page and wrote that he had completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something he had dealt with in the past and will also continue to confront. Talking about his motivation, he wrote that his family was on the top of his mind and he wanted to live life to the fullest and be the best father he could be. According to Ben Affleck, he wanted his kids to know that there was no shame in getting help when one needed it and in being a source of strength for anyone out there who is in need of help but afraid to take the first step. Notably, the actor has checked in rehab for alcohol addiction in the past as well as he underwent treatment in 2001. Watch video In the meantime, it has come out that Ben Affleck went to rehab because he did not want to cycle through anything he had dealt with in the past, E! News has learned. Sources close to the actor say that he is moving in a healthy and balanced direction. He did not want to hide and will continue to work on it. The rehab was a step but it was a progressive process and Affleck is in a good place at present. The sources also denied that the rehab check-in had anything to do with his wife Jennifer Garner. As fans know, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their split in 2015 but they continue to stay together for the sake of their children. They had decided to co-parent their three kids and some days back they also celebrated the birthday of their son Samuel.