How Demi Lovato found ‘light’ after five clinical treatments

Demi Lovato rises from the ground like a skyscraper.

The “Heart Attack” singer reflected on how much her life has changed since she focused on her health, including five inpatient mental health treatments.

“There’s something about feeling defeated every time I walked back into a treatment center,” Demi explained during a panel at The Center For Youth Mental Health at NewYork-Presbyterian’s annual benefit on June 3. People. “But I think the glimmer of hope came when I started working and that started, whether it was work, a program, or talking to my treatment team and building relationships there.”

“I think the glimmer of hope started to change when I started finding joy and the little things in life,” she continued. “That was something that was so foreign to me before, because I was so used to it, so used to not seeing hope.”