NBC's Andrea Mitchell tweeted the following Wednesday evening at 8:30 PM CST
Has been also published on NBC Chicago's WARD Room -
Jackson spokesman Rick Bryant said he was not being treated for substance abuse, but didn't dispute other specifics of the report.
"Information regarding the congressman's treatment is protected by federal law under the privacy provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"). The name of the attending physician and treatment center will not be disclosed in order to protect his continuing privacy. His physician makes the following statement: 'The congressman is receiving intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder. He is responding well.'