Colin Farrell reportedly returns to rehab as preemptive measure

Colin Farrell has reportedly entered a rehab facility as a preemptive measure to continue maintaining his 12 years of sobriety.

According to The Daily Mail, which broke the story, the 41-year-old Irish actor voluntarily check in to The Meadows in Wickenburg, Ariz. within the past week, where stars including Selena Gomez, Kate Moss, Elle Macpherson and Tiger Woods have previously been treated.

"We all know that Colin is an addict, he's had 12 years of sobriety," an unnamed source tells the website. "He was overwhelmed for the past year and the urges started to come back with being so busy at work and he felt, eventually, out of control and thought maybe he should get ahead of it before he starts using again."

Farrell appeared in three films in 2017, narrates a new TV series called Legend of Cambria this year, and has two additional films in post-production.

"He decided to pre-emptively check himself in before it went to a bad place. He didn't want to go down that rabbit hole again," the source continues to The Daily Mail.

Adds a source to Us Weekly:  “He put himself in there. It was voluntary. He was not using again, but needed to do a little reset and get things back in alignment to make sure he doesn’t use again.”

Farrell first went to rehab in 2005, after filming Miami Vice, and admitting despite starring in it, he "couldn't remember a single frame of doing it."

"I'd gotten out of control - for years I could indulge in certain things," he told The Mirror in 2013.  "I had quite a high tolerance for various drugs for years, I thought. It accumulated to the point where I couldn't put my foot on the brake anymore.