After Head injury, Matt admitted to the hospital where doctors used to nine staples to close the wound. This was the second stint in rehab for Matt, who completed six months of inpatient and outpatient treatment this past January. According to the 36-year-old, he started drinking a few years ago after his boat broke down near Juneau, Alaska.
So, instead of helping his family build their ranch in on a 4,000-foot mountain in Washington, Matt is currently living in California, where he is attending sober support groups.
In the last year, they’ve had plenty of reasons to celebrate: Noah and Gabe both got married, their wolfpack welcomed a new member, and there’s another baby on the way. Still, between Ami’s lung cancer diagnosis and the family’s devastating move away from Alaska, the Browns have faced a lot of hardship as well. Amid those familial struggles, one of the Discovery stars was fighting a battle of his own.
How Matt Brown Doing Now?
By March 2019, things were becoming good for Matt. He posted a photo to Instagram of a sobriety coin from the Betty Ford Center for addiction and revealed to his followers that after several months clean,
Life just keeps getting better.
Fans have not seen Matt on Alaskan Bush People since season 8, as the Discovery star was dealing with his substance abuse issues while the show filmed its ninth and tenth seasons.
As per his Instagram account, Matt is single.
Love laughing, joking and living life in the bush. Ladies I’m single hahaha,
He wrote. As expected, fans have been showing their support for the reality star on social media.
While the rest of the Brown clan relocated to Washington, Matt moved to California where he underwent treatment at the Betty Ford Center for addiction. According to his Instagram (which often features sunny shots of palm trees), he still lives somewhere near Los Angeles but the exact details of his living situation are unknown.
Wishing u the best of luck! U can overcome this! Nine years clean for me! Do it for yourself don’t rush take ur time! God doesn’t give us more than we can handle,” one viewer tweeted, before another added, “You are somebody special. I will truly miss you, Matt!!
Health Status Update
Matt, the first-born son of Billy and Ami, is the most mysterious member of the Brown clan. From his struggles with substance abuse to his sudden disappearance from the show, fans have a lot of questions about the 37-year-old’s life.
Two months later, representatives for Discovery confirmed to CountryLiving.com that Matt had left rehab and was receiving treatment at a nearby outpatient facility. After he completed six months of combined inpatient and outpatient rehab in January 2019, his family spoke out again.