05/26/2014 12:53 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sum 41's Deryck Whibley Thanks Fans For Support After Leaving Hospital

Deryck Whibley

Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley is recovering after years of "hard boozing" nearly killed him. The 34-year-old recently opened up about his battle with alcoholism and posted harrowing photos from a month-long hospitalization after his liver and kidneys "collapsed on [him]."

Now, the Canadian musician is thanking fans for their support. On May 24, Whibley posted an update on his condition on his website:

hey everyone, i just wanted to thank you all so much for sending gifts and all of the compassion and support you have shown me. it really means a lot to me in this time of recovery. i will be better soon and back out on stage before you know it.

see you all soon, deryck whibley

The rocker also posted a current photo of himself along with the message of thanks.

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