Here's all we know about Demi Lovato's hospitalization after apparent overdose


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Demi Lovato was rushed to the hospital for a reported heroin overdose, law enforcement has confirmed to TMZ. The outlet is reporting that the singer was taken from her home in Hollywood Hills, California to a hospital in the Los Angeles area on Tuesday, July 24, just before noon. 

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The Los Angeles Police Department did not tell Page Six whether or not she was transported to the hospital but did confirm they responded to a "medical emergency" at her house around that time. TMZ also obtained the audio dispatch, which reveals paramedics found the 25-year-old unconscious when they arrived at her house. Law enforcement sources told the outlet Demi was treated with Narcan, which is an emergency treatment for narcotic overdoses.

No more details have been made available at this time and People is reporting that a source close to the singer has said her condition is "stable" following the scare. Another source close to the singer denied that the overdose was heroin-related. 

Demi has been fighting against addiction for years. The Grammy-nominated songstress recently released a single titled "Sober," in which she revealed that she had broken her sobriety after six long years. She also opened up about the struggles she faced with drugs at the beginning of her career in her 2017 documentary, Simply Complicated. 

Demi performed just days ago in California.

Demi performed just days ago in California.

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The singer took the stage at the 2018 California Mid-State Fair on Sunday, July 22, 2018 in Paso Robles, California.

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Demi was spotted at the gym the day after she was at a nightclub.

Demi was spotted at the gym the day after she was at a nightclub.

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Demi was spotted leaving a club on Saturday, July 14, while holding hands with a mystery man. It was first reported that it was rapper G-Eazy but it was later confirmed that it wasn't. The following day, Demi carried on business as usual at The Unbreakable gym in California. 

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She revealed she was no longer sober.

Demi had been chronicling her sober journey on social media, celebrating her anniversaries with moving posts about battling her addictions. It all came to a halt when she released her song "Sober" in June 2018, revealing she had broken her sobrierity. She sings: "Mama, I’m so sorry I’m not sober anymore / And Daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the floor.’ ‘To the ones who never left me / We’ve been down this road before / I’m so sorry, I’m not sober anymore.’"

The singer raised red flags after she fired her longtime manager.

The singer raised red flags after she fired her longtime manager.

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Demi and her longtime manager, Phil McIntyre (far right), parted ways weeks after she released the song and in the middle of her Tell Me You Love Me tour. It raised concerns among fans who believed it was a sign that Demi had fully relapsed. "She wanted to go in a different direction, and decided to completely severe ties with him," a source told RadarOnline.com on July 10, saying that she was "focused on surrounding herself with positivity and accountability."

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Demi opened up about her first encounter with drugs.

Demi shared details about how she first got caught up in drugs and her journey battling her addictions in her Simply Complicated documentary. The actress revealed how drugs had affected her and deeply  impacted her during the beginning of her career when she was a Disney Channel star.

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