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Fans are sharing stories of how Demi Lovato's music has helped them through tough times

Demi Lovato was taken to hospital in Los Angeles this week following a suspected drug overdose. The 25-year-old singer is said to be awake and recovering with her family.

Lovato has always been very open about her mental health and struggles with substance abuse, and fans have now taken to sharing how her music has helped them overcome their own problems.

They’re using the hashtag ‘HowDemiHasHelpedMe to share how the singer has helped them overcome depression, self-harm, addiction and eating disorders.

Some of the songs people have gravitated towards include 'Believe in Me' and 'Warrior'.

Another fan wrote:

She helped me at the worst moment of my life…I was bullied and Demi was always there with her songs, her book, her movies, her strength, her smile…I had a little strength to not want to finish with my life and it was hard….I love her so much.

Lovato had hinted that she’d broken her six year sobriety in the song ‘Sober’ on her most recent album. She sang: ‘Momma, 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

A few weeks before she was admitted to hospital, Lovato thanked friends and family for supporting her through he relapse:

To my fans, my family, and my supporters, the ones who never left me, you are my light. I am forever grateful.

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