Demi Lovato released from hospital, transported to rehab: Reports

On the mend. Demi Lovato was released from the hospital on Saturday, August 4, nearly two weeks after her drug overdose, according to TMZ and E! News.

The websites reported that the 25-year-old is now in rehab. She reportedly took a private plane to a treatment facility outside California.

The “Sorry Not Sorry” singer was rushed to the hospital on July 24 after paramedics found her unconscious in her Hollywood home. A source told Us that the former Disney star’s friends “saved her life” with Narcan, an emergency medication that treats narcotic overdoses.

“One of her friends had Narcan on hand in case something like this happened,” revealed the insider. “Her friends knew this was coming because she’s been using so much again. They were up all night partying the night before at her house. Luckily, the Narcan worked and she will recover.”

Hours after her hospitalization, Lovato’s rep told Us that she was “awake and with her family who want to thank everyone for the love, prayers and support.”

The “Tell Me You Love Me” crooner was given space and security while she recovered. “The hospital placed two security guards outside of her room,” a second source told Us, noting that the “entire floor [was] basically on lockdown … to give her the utmost privacy.”

The Camp Rock alum’s mother, Dianna De La Garza, was “by her side” during the ordeal, added a third source. She also received encouraging messages from fans and celebrities alike, including ex-boyfriendJoe Jonas, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga and more.

Lovato addressed her overdose and subsequent hospitalization for the first time in a statement posted on Instagram on Sunday, August 5. “I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction. What I’ve learned is that this illness is not something that disappears or fades with time. It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet,” she wrote. “I now need time to heal and focus on my sobriety and road to recovery. 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.”

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

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Sending lots of light and prayers to you baby girl @ddlovato ✨
This was exactly 10 yrs ago at S, Sweet 16. @ddlovato we love you. The world is a better place because of these infectious smiles. My heart hurts.
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Praying for you @ddlovato. You are loved. 🙏
Macklemore dedicated his song “Otherside” to Demi Lovato at his concert. #PrayForDemi https://t.co/f1rIEAtmrG
Like all of you I am reeling at the news about Demi. All of us love her and need to pray for her to get well. She is a fighter. #prayfordemi
Like all of you I am thinking of @DDLovato right now. She needs our prayers and support. We all know how strong you are Demi. #prayfordemi
My friend @ddlovato is one of the kindest, most talented people I’ve ever met. Praying for her right now, addiction… https://t.co/HEintp6ZNs
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I love you @ddlovato and I’m praying for your strength and health.
sending huge recovery love to Demi. this is a very personal moment and respected delicately. all we can do is send… https://t.co/sm72VJmUgo
I don’t even know what to say except I’m thinking of you @ddlovato . 💜
Hang in there @ddlovato - sending good energy and love.
only love and support, save the rest 🌍. ❤️ @ddlovato
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praying for @ddlovato and her health. When I was 14, she was an idol to me in how she spoke so openly about mental… https://t.co/Atbd3lWDgB
My beautiful girl you are strong you always have been ❤️❤️
I’m praying for you with everything in me @ddlovato. You are so loved.
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You’re a strong, talented, bright soul and you will overcome this. The world is on your side! Te abrazo a la distancia y se que te sobra fuerza y valentía para sobrepasar esta situación. Mis oraciones están contigo. Te quiero amiga🙏🏽
Charlie Puth gave his regards to Demi Lovato and dedicated his song “See You Again” at his concert tonight.… https://t.co/RlGsDawGWS
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