Demi Lovato: Everything We Know About Her Overdose So Far

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The thoughts and prayers of everyone in Hollywood continue to be with Demi Lovato.

As previously reported, the artist was transported to a Los Angeles-area hospital this week after she was found unconscious at home, allegedly due to a drug overdose.

With millions of fans around the globe wondering the status of Lovato, we've collected as much information we could on what transpired and on what her status is at the moment.

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1. She is Awake and with Loved Ones

She is Awake and with Loved Ones
A few hours after reports of Lovato's overdose surfaced, her rep released a statement that reads: "Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers and support. Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now."

2. Was This an Overdose?

Was This an Overdose?
Yes, nearly every outlet is reporting. However, TMZ writes that Lovato did NOT overdose on heroin, as initially reported and believed.

3. What was the Substance Then?

What was the Substance Then?
No one knows right now. TMZ says Lovato was not cooperative when asked by paramedics, refusing to divulge what drug she had taken. But, again, the website says it was not heroin.

4. What Else Could It Have Been?

What Else Could It Have Been?
Insiders close to the situation have told The Blast how the incident report states that a nurse at the hospital told police Demi was using methamphetamine in the time leading up to the incident. The manner in which she was allegedly using the substance was not revealed.

5. Will She Face Criminal Charges?

Will She Face Criminal Charges?
It doesn't appear that way because authorities did not find any drugs on her or even around her. It's unclear as of this writing whether they even discovered any drug paraphernalia at her house.

6. Who is with Her Right Now?

Who is with Her Right Now?
According to E! News, Lovato's mother, Dianna De La Garza, and her 16-year-old sister, Madison De La Garza, were seen at the hospital late Tuesday afternoon.

7. Listen to the Emergency Call Here:

According to this audio of the emergency call, the pop star was, indeed, unconscious upon the arrival of EMTs -- and she was revived with Narcan, an emergency medication to reverse the effects of a narcotic overdose

8. Who Administered the Narcan?

Who Administered the Narcan?
Per Us Weekly: "One of her friends had Narcan on hand in case something like this happened. Her friends knew this was coming because she’s been using so much again. They were up all night partying the night before at her house. Luckily, the Narcan worked and she will recover."

9. Who Called the Paramedics?

Who Called the Paramedics?
We turn to Us Weekly again for this part of the story: "She had two friends with her at her house that called 911. They were hysterical when paramedics arrived and Demi was unconscious. But the friends acted very quickly and saved her life." (We cannot verify this report at this time.)

10. So... Those Close to Lovato Knew She Was in Trouble?

So... Those Close to Lovato Knew She Was in Trouble?
Yes, some of those close to her. TMZ reports that Lovato got into a major argument with her sober coach about a month ago and that a handful of friends were well aware she was using drugs again, weeks before she confessed to a relapse in the track "Sober."

11. More Insight Into Lovato of Late:

More Insight Into Lovato of Late:
An Entertainment Tonight source says that, recently, Lovato has been "depressed, has anxiety and is always late, adding: "Slowly people she cared about started to drift away from her, because it was an unhealthy situation to be around. People stopped wanting to work with her, and she pushed away people who actually had her best interest in mind ... She's just not in a good place."

12. A History of Addiction

A History of Addiction
In 2010, Lovato entered rehab after getting into a fight with a backup dancer. In 2013, she checked into a sober living facility. Ever since, Demi has been very open about her struggles with substance abuse and with an eating disorder.

13. She Made It Six Years

She Made It Six Years
In March of 2018, Lovato announced she was celebrating six years of sobriety, writing on Twitter: "Just officially turned 6 years sober. So grateful for another year of joy, health and happiness. It IS possible."

14. Messages of Support

Messages of Support
Tributes and messages of hope are flying in from around Hollywood, perhaps none more moving than what Lady Gaga wrote about Lovato and to Lovato.

15. Kehlani Also Speaks Out

Kehlani Also Speaks Out
Dozens of celebrities are responding to this this, with more and more messages being sent even as we type. We're just selecting a few here.

16. And Ariana Grande:

And Ariana Grande:
All of the music industry is rallying around Lovato. She has always been widely respected for her talent and her honesty.

17. And Now Joe Jonas:

And Now Joe Jonas:
Joe briefly dated Lovato about eight years ago. He and his brothers remain close with her.

18. Someone Who Knows

Someone Who Knows
Even controversial Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans has joined the chorus of supporters offering love and encouragement.

19. An Unlikely Role Model

An Unlikely Role Model
Jenelle stll has her problems, but when it comes to battling substance abuse, she knows whereof she speaks.

20. What About Wilmer Valderrama?

What About Wilmer Valderrama?
Demi's very serious boyfriend of many years, the actor has not released a statement yet. But an insider tells People Magazine: "He knew she was going through a tough time but he wasn’t prepared for this. He saw her through so many ups and downs and was her rock through some of her darkest moments. To see her back in such a sad and vulnerable place is heartbreaking for him."

21. Lying Low

Lying Low
For the time being, it looks as though Lovato intends to keep a low profile and focus on her recovery. The singer canceled a concert in Atlantic that was set to take place on Thursday night. Her reps have apologized to fans on her behalf.

22. Stepping Up

Stepping Up
EDM duo the Chainsmokers will be taking Demi's place that night as a show of support.

23. Was It Intentional?

Was It Intentional?
In the hours after news of hospitalization went public, fans began to speculate that Demi may have intended to take her own life.

24. Questions Still Linger

Questions Still Linger
It may be quite some time before we have any reliable information about Demi's mindset in the hours leading up to her overdose, but for now, it looks as though she did not intend to take her own life. Sources say Lovato was "partying" in the hours leading up to her near-tragic accident.

25. We'll Keep Readers Apprised on All Demi News

We'll Keep Readers Apprised on All Demi News
In the meantime, for the very important record, if you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

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