Demi Lovato Reportedly Did Not Overdose On Heroin

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According to a source for TMZ, Demi Lovato did not overdose on heroin. The singer was reportedly given Narcan, a substance used to counter the effects of opioids, though it is unclear what specific drug was the cause of the reported overdose.
This story was originally published at 5:05 p.m. on July 24, 2018.
TMZ is reporting that Demi Lovato has been hospitalized in L.A. after what may have been a heroin overdose. The outlet spoke to law enforcement and determined that just before noon PST on Tuesday, the singer was transported from a house in the Hollywood Hills to a hospital and is currently being treated. The LAPD confirmed to Refinery29 that a 25-year-old woman was transported by the fire department to the hospital for a possible overdose and is now in stable condition.
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In her most recent single, "Sober," Lovato implied that she had broken her sobriety.
"I'm sorry that I'm here again / I promise I'll get help / It wasn't my intention/ I'm sorry to myself," the last lines read.
Friend and fellow singer Ariana Grande has reacted to the news, tweeting "i love u @ddlovato."
Refinery29 has reached out to Lovato's team for comment. This is a developing story.
*This story was originally published at 4:05 p.m. EST, additional reporting was added.
If you are struggling with substance abuse, please call the SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 for free and confidential information.
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