Since news first broke on July 24th that Demi Lovato was hospitalized for an apparent overdose, her fans have been reeling. Lovato has always been open about her struggles with addiction and mental illness, and to find out that she’s struggling again (just weeks after releasing her single “Sober,” about a recent relapse) is heartbreaking.
Fortunately, it sounds like Lovato is doing better and, according to a statement from her rep, she’s “awake and with her family.” There haven’t been many updates on her condition, but one thing’s for sure: she’s touched so many lives.
Fans have been tweeting about how Lovato has helped them through breakups, depression, and the darkest times of their lives using the hashtag #HowDemiHasHelpedMe, and these tweets are powerful.
This fan pointed out that Lovato helped her with her sobriety:
This one wrote about a tattoo she got because of Lovato:
And this one pointed out how Lovato’s music and book have helped her get through her daily life:
Even more fans shared stories of overcoming huge obstacles in their lives, all thanks to the example Lovato set for them:
As if we didn’t already know how amazing Lovato is, these tweets are proof that by sharing her story, she’s changed lives. What she’s going through right now can’t be easy, but there are so many people who have her back every step of the way.
Fingers crossed that another positive update is on its way, and that Lovato has a speedy recovery. We’re rooting for her.