'Mighty Ducks' star declares ' I AM going to recover' as he checks into rehab

Shaun Weiss

(CNN)"Mighty Ducks" star Shaun Weiss is headed to rehab.

Weiss, best known for is work as a teen actor, told his fans in a lengthy Facebook post that he has "surrendered to the reality that without immediate treatment my life is in eminant (sic) danger."
"My spirit was until recently depleted, weak and shrouded by darkness has been renewed by the overwhelming out-pouring of love and support from fans of my early work as an actor," he wrote. "In the midst of my most challenging times your support is giving me the strength I need to embark down the long road to recovery."
Weiss said he has decided to try to "break free from the self destructive patterns of behavior and drug abuse that have landed me at rock bottom."