Artie Lange is making one more bid to save his life.
In June, the comedian made an appeal to a judge in state Superior Court: he didn't want to be ordered to check into an inpatient drug rehabilitation program.
Lange said he had tried both outpatient and inpatient rehab before, and he much preferred outpatient.
He wanted to be able to work. It's how he copes best, he said. Plus, it's how he supports his mother.
Now, just five months later, Lange, 51, has checked into inpatient rehab.
He's calling the move a "big step" that may just save his life.
"I'm about to take a big step to help myself," Lange tweeted. "To save my life. I'm sure u will hear about it. I feel like I'm not done. I have another run of laughing w u all. I want to thank u fans the way u thank me. U have saved my life. U are special to me. Wish me luck."
He proceeded to retweet messages of support from fans.
Frank Arleo, Lange's lawyer, confirmed on Monday that Lange would be heading to an outpatient rehab program.
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