The Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor entered rehab, according to her Twitter post.
The 53-year-old wrote that she would be postponing her tour until 2022 to begin mental illness and drug abuse treatment. She stated, “I had a very traumatic six years, and this year was the end of it but now recovery starts. I would ask you please to be supportive and understanding and to hold onto your tickets for 2022 because I will be back with a new album and tour.”
We are so glad that Sinéad O’Connor entered rehab and is taking the time to heal. The singer continued on in her Twitter thread to say that she will be beginning her year-long addiction treatment in Ireland next week.
Sinéad O’Connor’s Addiction and Mental Health IssuesFor over 34 years, Sinéad has been addicted to marijuana and added that she also suffered from “a lot of trauma and abuse” growing up. Unfortunately, she didn’t know how to have a normal life since she had gotten into the music business as these problems were occurring. Sinéad O’Connor’s mental health was so bad at one point that she told Dr. Phil, while on his show, that she attempted to commit suicide eight times.
It sounds like Sinéad is struggling with a possible co-occurring disorder. This is when someone is struggling with both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Luckily, with the right kind of , people with this disorder can recover and live full lives. We wish Sinéad O’Connor the best in her recovery from addiction and mental health and can’t wait to see her happy, healthy, and sober.
Through dual diagnosis treatment, patients will be able to get have the tools they need to handle everyday situations during their recovery.