Fans who go to a Demi Lovato show on her next tour will get more than just music therapy. Lovato is partnering with CAST Centers, an organization that promotes mental health and wellness, to provide inspirational speeches and group therapy to concertgoers during her 2018 tour, and honestly, it's genius.
Lovato is a co-owner of CAST and was actually a patient there in 2011 when she was struggling with her own mental health. Throughout her career, Lovato has been open about her struggles with bipolar disorder as well as her long road to sobriety. Her upcoming partnership with CAST isn't new — during her 2016 tour with Nick Jonas, she offered similar services at her shows.
"It's basically like a therapy session before the concerts and we have speakers from all over and we're also helping out with different charities from around the country," Lovato said on Good Morning America this week. "So it'll be an incredible, very moving and inspiring experience."
She continued, "I want to do this because one, it was such an incredible experience the last time we did this on tour. I've actually met people that go to CAST because they went to CAST on tours and realized they needed to get sober or they needed to better themselves in some other way, and it's changed lives and I want to be able to do that again. It's a part of my whole... life, about giving back and I think it's really important that I continue to do this while I'm on tour."
Lovato's 2018 tour will feature DJ Khaled and Kehlani and is set to start Feb. 26 in San Diego.
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