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    Demi Lovato Speaks Out Against the "Shame and Silence Around Mental Illness": Watch Now!

    Demi Lovato is once again speaking out about her battle with bipolar disorder.

    In a new video, the 21-year-old singer has partnered with The Mental Health Listening & Engagement Tour to raise awareness for those struggling with mental illness and to help those seeking help.

    "I'm Demi Lovato. I'm a recording artist, author, songwriter and actress. I'm also living with bipolar disorder," Lovato says in the video. "I've seen some dark times, especially with the depressive phase of the illness. Bipolar depression really got my life off track, but today I'm proud to say I'm living proof that someone can live, love and be well with bipolar disorder when they get the education, support and treatment they need."

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    "Through my music tours, you've seen me speak out against the shame and silence around mental illness. Now I've started to bring my mental health advocacy to a new level," Lovato goes on. "I want to shine a light on the people out there who, like me, are learning to live well with mental illness by getting the right diagnosis and the right treatment plan."

    Lovato goes on to offer info on services and helpful websites for those struggling or seeking treatment. "This is all so important to me and I can't wait to tell you more as I learn more along this tour," she says.

    Check out the powerful video for yourself!

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