Warning: This article discusses mental health issues.
Troubled singer Sinead O'Connor has reached out for help on Twitter, saying she's "starving" and unable to get to the shops to buy food.
The 'Nothing Compares 2 U' hitmaker said she has been secretly battling a "physically paralysing, trauma-related case of acute low self-esteem" that had left her unable to leave her house.
"I'm starving," she wrote.
"Can anyone tell me if in Ireland there are meal delivery services for people with mental health conditions whose ability to self-care has been diminished?"
The 53-year-old musician explained that because she was living in a remote area, takeaways and grocery delivery services were not an option.
"I'd eat the f**kin' leg of the Lamb of God," she added in another tweet.
The next day, O'Connor said she was "all good now" after finding a meal delivery service.
"Am replete and happy," she wrote, followed by a smiley face.
The singer has prompted concern from fans many times over the last several years with alarming social media posts addressing her mental state.
In November, 2015 she posted a message on Facebook saying she had "taken an overdose" and the following year was found by police after being reported missing in Chicago.
In 2017, O'Connor posted troubling videos about feeling "suicidal" from her motel room in between stints in hospital.
"It's unbearable - absolutely f**king unbearable without my children and loved ones. I can't manage to live at home, not even for 24 hours - nothing."
Last year, the singer stunned fans with a rare appearance on Ireland's Late Late Show after a five-year touring hiatus. O'Connor wore a hijab during the performance, having converted to Islam in 2018, changing her name to Shuhada Sadaqat.
Where to find help and support:
- Shine (domestic violence) - 0508 744 633
- Women's Refuge - 0800 733 843 (0800 REFUGE)
- Need to Talk? - Call or text 1737
- What's Up - 0800 WHATS UP (0800 942 8787)
- Lifeline - 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland
- Youthline - 0800 376 633, text 234, email email@example.com or online chat
- Samaritans - 0800 726 666
- Depression Helpline - 0800 111 757
- Suicide Crisis Helpline - 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)
- Shakti Community Council - 0800 742 584