SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin announced Thursday he is going to rehab for “alcohol treatment” and issued an apology.

In a statement posted to Twitter, Peskin said in part, “I stand by my long legislative and civic record but must also take full responsibility for the tenor that I have stuck in my public relationships – for that I’m truly sorry.”

Peskin went on to thank his family, colleagues, staff and friends “for their understanding support as I work through the difficult issues that I’m finally confronting.”

Peskin was first elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2000 and served for eight years, then was elected to the board again in 2015.

His district includes neighborhoods like Nob Hill, North Beach, Chinatown and the Financial District.

Bay City News contributed to this report.