Andrew Gillum, the former Democratic governor candidate, posted a video to social media, where he came clean about his battle with alcoholism and depression.
In March, Gillum announced that he would be entering a rehabilitation facility after police found him "inebriated" and initially unresponsive in a hotel room along with two other men. Officers also found baggies of suspected crystal methamphetamine. He, however, was not charged with any crime.
“With a lot of encouragement from family and the people who love and care about me, I also got into therapy, where I could start to talk through what was going on with me," Gillum said. "I knew if I had not dealt first with issues and addiction and the numbing that I chose with alcohol, there was no way I could start to pull back the layers and talk about what was truly happening underneath."
He stepped down from all of his public roles following the scandal.