Singer and Mental Health Advocate, Demi Lovato, turns 26.
Happy Birthday to singer and mental health advocate, Demi Lovato!
Demi was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2010, and has been open about her life with bipolar, an eating disorder and addiction ever since.
“Like millions of Americans, I am living with mental illness… I stand here today as proof that you can live a normal and empowered life with mental illness.
In July, Demi was hospitalized due to a drug overdose.
A month before, she released “Sober” – a song about how she was not sober anymore.
But, relapsing doesn’t make her less of a mental health hero.
Fans took to Twitter using #HowDemiHasHelpedMe to let her know she can still be a role model.
In her first public message after her overdose, Demi wrote:
“I now need time to heal… The love you have all shown me will never be forgotten and I look forward to the day where I can say I came out on the other side. I will keep fighting.”
Happy Birthday, Demi. Keep fighting. We’re so proud of you.