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Demi Lovato temporarily leaves rehab

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Lovato has reportedly left the rehabilitation facility she entered last week in search of additional treatment in

According to People magazine, the 25-year-old and her mother, Dianna De La Garza, left and flew to to meet with a who specializes in mental health and sobriety treatment.

"She's in the midst of recovery," a source told the publication.

"It's going to be a long road, and knows that. Emotionally, it hasn't been easy, but she's doing okay," it added.

Last month, Lovato overdosed on what was reported as an unspecified opioid. She was found unconscious in her residence. She was then taken to Cedars-hospital, where she listed in stable condition and has remained there since the incident.

Following her hospitalization, the had cancelled performances in and Toronto, which were originally slated for July 26 and July 29 respectively.

Earlier this week, the cancelled the rest of her 2018 tour dates to focus on her recovery.

In an post recently, the singer spoke about her battle with addiction, saying she needed "time to heal and focus on my sobriety".

"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," she added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 17:30 IST
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