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Report: Demi Lovato Taken to Hospital for Possible Heroin Overdose

Bisexual singer Demi Lovato has been taken to a Los Angeles hospital after experiencing a heroin overdose, law enforcement has told TMZ.

According to TMZ‘s sources, Demi was taken from her home in the Hollywood Hills on Tuesday afternoon and is being treated in a hospital. Her condition is currently unknown.

TMZ then reported that law enforcement confirmed she was treated with Narcan, an emergency treatment for narcotic overdoses at her home in the Hollywood Hills.

Update (3:36 p.m.): TMZ is reporting Lovato’s aunt Tweeting she is “awake and responsive.” 

In June, Lovato released a single, “Sober,” detailing her relapse after six years of sobriety. Prior to the song’s release, Lovato had said on Twitter that she was preparing to share her truth with her fans through her music.

“There’s nothing like the truth. The honest to God, uncomfortable and shocking truth. Sometimes you have to share your story in the most honest way possible… for me that’s through music,” she tweeted in May. “Sometimes you have to end an era to begin talking about a new chapter of your life.”

Lovato has been open about living with addiction, her sobriety as well as her mental health. In March, she told Dr. Phil that she experienced suicidal thoughts as early as seven years old.

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Mathew Rodriguez

Mathew is a staff writer at INTO. His work has appeared in Mic, Slate and Complex. He loves "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Flannery O'Connor and female rappers and is working on a memoir.

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