Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychologist and anti-political-correctness crusader, has checked himself in to rehab in New York, his daughter has revealed.
The “12 Rules for Life” author has sought help trying to get off the anti-anxiety drug clonazepam.
Peterson, 57, began taking the addictive medication to deal with stress from his wife’s battle with cancer and other health problems earlier this year, his daughter said.
Peterson is getting weaned off clonazepam at the unidentified rehab facility with other drugs that will help abate the withdrawal.
The controversial University of Toronto professor has been open about his previous struggles with depression, which he has battled since his teen years.
He’s said he beat it back with the meat-heavy diet his daughter encouraged him to adopt. Cutting out greens altogether improved both his mental and physical health, he said in an interview last year.