Sinead O’Connor is safe after posting suicidal video on Facebook

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50-year-old singer Sinead O’Connor sparked fears about her safety after she posted an emotional video on her Facebook page. In the video, which has racked up almost a million views, a tearful O’Connor said that she suffered from three mental illnesses and has been abandoned because of her struggles. She said she was making the video for the “millions of millions of millions of people who are just like me actually who don’t have necessarily the resources that I have in my heart or my purse for that matter.”

She said she was recording in a Travelodge in New Jersey and the video sparked concern bout her safety because she in open about having had suicidal thoughts for the past two years. An update on her Facebook page assures the public that she’s now “safe,” and “not suicidal.”

“Why are we alone? People who suffer from mental illness are the most vulnerable people on Earth,” O’Connor said. “You’ve got to take care of us. We’re not like everybody.”

“I just want to make this video so you all could see what the f— it’s like,” she explained. “It’s the stigma that’s killing people, not the mental f—- illnesses.”

“If you have a family member that suffers from mental illness, care for them, tenderness, love, care for them. Visit them in the hospital, don’t dump them in the hospital and bugger off,” she said.

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  • barbinop

    If this isn’t a cry for help I don’t know what is. If your having suicidal thoughts, tendencies or have a plan then you need to call 911 or head to the nearest E.R whether or not you have insurance. She needs treatment to help her multiple diagnoses. Medication review. Hoping she got help.

  • Bob Evans

    I’m sorry for her but what she says isn’t reasonable. Having a mental illness doesn’t give you the right to make everyone else’s life a living hell. Her family has suffered just as badly because of her illness. Empathy goes both ways.

    • sunshine ✓ᵀʳᵘᵐᵖ ˢᵘᵖᵖᵒʳᵗᵉʳ

      Yep very well said, thank you!

  • ChelseaHouskasEyebrows

    she needs serious help or she won’t be around much longer.