His posts raised the alarm of his followers and followers, and soon O’Connor contacted the security forces to accompany her to voluntarily enter a care center: “I apologize for worrying everyone. I feel lost without my son and I hate myself. The hospital will help for a while, but I’m going to find Shane. This is just a setback,” he added on Twitter.
The artist, who is also the mother of Jake, Roisin and Yeshua, Since 2015, she has had a series of traumatic experiences related to her health and addiction to different substances that led her to stay on several occasions in different psychiatric centers.. “You can never predict what is going to trigger the trauma. I describe myself as a rescue dog: I’m fine until you put me in a situation that, however slight, smells like any of the traumas I’ve been through, and I turn around,” O’Connor explained at the time, also through his social networks and in a home video he posted on the YouTube platform.
In that sense, he added: “I grew up with a lot of trauma and abuse. Then I went straight into the music business. QBut I never really learned how to lead a normal life, I never took the time to heal. And I wasn’t ready to do it either.”
Her hospitalization comes a week after her teenage son was found dead. a day after disappearing from Tallaght hospital, located on the outskirts of Dublin, where he was hospitalized for a suicide attempt. “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example.”, wrote the singer after hearing the news.
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