Nicholas Brendon

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Nicholas Brendon is going to rehab, and he's speaking out about his decision on Facebook. 

The 44-year-old erstwhile Buffy the Vampire Slayer star revealed on Saturday that he is planning to enter a 90-day treatment facility. The news comes after Brendon has admitted to his struggles with substance and alcohol abuse; he has also been arrested four times this year.  

"I'm going to be going into a 90 day treatment program to fix myself and to understand the traumas of my mind. I love and appreciate you all so much...Again thank you for having my back. Life is worth living so let's f--king live it!!" he wrote, adding that he will post again prior to entering treatment. 

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The actor previously entered rehab in early June, following an arrest for public intoxication in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

"Nicky entered a rehabilitation facility in California to treat his depression, alcoholism, and substance abuse problems," his manager, Andrea Albin (who he has since slammed on social media), wrote on Facebook at the time. "He's taking the steps necessary to better his health and give himself, and his fans, the gift of a healthy lifestyle."

Brendon was previously arrested in February 2015 for allegedly trashing a hotel room in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. One month later, he was arrested again on the same charges. That same month, he opened up about his struggles with depression and revealed he suffered sexual abuse as a child.  

"It's been bad for me the last three years and I've had failed attempts at suicide," the actor also posted on Facebook Friday. "I really just want to live and love and be filled with Joy. I'm on the long and arduous path to find such things. I'm here for any and all that are struggling through the same issues and I read every post good and bad"

In October 2014, Brendon was arrested in Idaho for allegedly damaging property and resisting arrest. He later apologized and admitted to being under the influence of prescription medication and alcohol.

Nicholas Brendon

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Most recently, Brendon was arrested in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. earlier this month following an alleged domestic dispute with his girlfriend, during which he was accused of choking her

"I'm not perfect and I'm the first to admit that I've made mistakes," he continued in his post. "But I'm trying and will continue to try until I'm not walking this earth anymore. I love you all so much. Even the naysayers. I just have love."

Best of luck to the troubled star. 

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