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    Demi Lovato Explained How Her 2018 Overdose Impacts Her Ability To Drive

    “I wouldn't change my path because I don't have any regrets. The closest thing that I get to a regret is when I overdosed."

    Demi Lovato is still dealing with various challenges after her near-fatal 2018 overdose.

    Closeup of her

    The "This Is Me" singer, who uses she/her and they/them pronouns, said on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Live this week: "It actually caused a disability."

    "I have vision impairment and hearing impairment to this day," Demi continued, noting that the "blind spots" in her vision have left her unable to drive.

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    Still, despite the scary situation, the "Sober" singer says she has no regrets.

    Her giving a radio interview

    “I wouldn't change my path because I don't have any regrets,” they said. “The closest thing that I get to a regret is when I overdosed. And I wish somebody had told me, one, that I was beautiful, because I didn't believe it."

    "And two, I wish that someone would've told me that if you just sit with the pain, it passes.”

    Her singing on stage

    Demi said it's been "a lot" to deal with overall, but she agreed with Andy that the repercussions have helped keep her "on the straight and narrow."

    “It’s a daily constant reminder," she added. "Anytime I look at something — like, I have blind spots in my vision when I look at your face. And so it's a constant reminder to stay on the right path, because I never want that to happen again.”

    You can listen to the rest of what Demi had to say here.

    If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, you can call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) and find more resources here.