Sinead O’Connor used Facebook as her forum on Sunday to make a desperate plea for help. Claiming to have taken an overdose, she noted that the preceding week had “broken her.” The Irish singer wrote that she was in a hotel room under an assumed name.
“This week has broken me,” Sinead O’Connor wrote.
Sinead O'Connor found safe after posting suicidal Facebook note https://t.co/1wGWrfJ253
— TIME.com (@TIME) November 30, 2015
“The last two nights finished me off. I have taken an overdose. There is no other way to get respect. I am not at home, I’m at a hotel, somewhere in ireland, under another name.”
Shortly after posting this heartbreaking plea, Irish police reported they found Sinead O’Connor.
O’Connor took to social media again on Monday, lashing out at members of her family.
Earlier today, Sinead O’Connor once again posted to Facebook, begging for her children’s love.
It’s abundantly clear that Sinead O’Connor needs some serious help. This recent overdose isn’t the first time she has attempted to take her life. She told Oprah Winfrey back in 2007 that she had bipolar disorder and that she attempted suicide on her 33rd birthday.
She is presently engaged in a custody battle with the father of her youngest child. It’s uncertain if the battle is because of her mental state or if her mental state is a result of the battle.
— NME (@NME) December 1, 2015
Regardless of the demons she’s fighting, one can only hope and pray that someone reaches Sinead O’Connor and starts her on a path toward healing.