A spokeswoman for Zeta-Jones says that “after dealing with the stress of the past year,” the 41-year-old actress “made the decision to check into a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat her bipolar II disorder.”
Publicist CeCe Yorke says Zeta-Jones is “feeling great and looking forward to starting work this week on her two upcoming films.”
The stress for Zeta-Jones has been perpetuated by her husband, Michael Douglas’, brave battle with throat cancer since last August.
“Catherine was friendly to everyone and seemed very down to earth,” the source said.
“She at all of her meals in the dining room with the others – and even played poker with them at night before bed.
“Catherine is taking control of her life and getting better.”