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Sara Bareilles Talks Mental Health & How Medication Helped Her Find Joy Again

Sara Bareilles Talks Mental Health & How Medication Helped Her Find Joy Again

Sara Bareilles is getting candid about her mental health and how she turned to medication in 2021 to help her find joy again.

The 42-year-old Grammy-winning singer and Tony-nominated Waitress composer took to her Instagram account on Monday (January 3) to share some photos from her New Year’s trip to Finland.

Sara was joined by longtime boyfriend Joe Tippett and some other friends while visiting the Northern Lights and doing a polar bear plunge. She also got real in the caption to her post.

Click inside to find out what Sara Bareilles wrote in her message…

“It has been a very low year for me with regard to my mental health, and I am also grateful that part of the reason I can touch my joy again is I finally got the help of some medication,” Sara said.

She continued, “It’s been a journey to try and pull up, and I found this year I needed more help. It is helping. I am relieved and feel more like myself- and I will find my way again and now it feels possible. If you’re struggling- I see you, and I hope you remember you’re not stuck as long as you’re willing to change the view. Begin Again.”

Sara recently bid an emotional farewell to her Broadway musical Waitress after the show had an abrupt closing due to the pandemic.

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