Here’s How Demi Lovato Is Raising Mental Health Awareness On Her Tour

The singer wants to help as many people as possible through her personal experiences.

Are you excited to catch Demi Lovato in concert when she journeys to a city near you with DJ Khaled this year? Well, the pop star just added another personal touch to her live shows on the Tell Me You Love Me Tour. Starting next month, Demi will once again be joined by CAST on Tour speakers from CAST Centers, a mental health, wellness, and addiction treatment center.

Both Demi and the CAST Centers are on a mission make mental health and addiction recovery mainstream, and erase the stigma that still surrounds asking for help.

“For each show, concert ticketholders will have the chance to sign up for free, intimate sessions led by Mike Bayer, Founder and CEO of CAST Centers and Chairman of the CAST Foundation,
according to a press release. “Bayer, a renowned wellness expert with over a decade of experience in mental health, addiction recovery, interventions and personal development coaching, played a critical role in Demi’s treatment and continues to support her in active recovery. Now a part owner of CAST Centers, Demi made the brave decision to be vocal about her recovery, aiming to help as many people as possible through her advocacy.”

“Demi is a both a friend and a business partner who shares our passion for encouraging people to seek help and realize their true potential,” Mike Bayer said about this partnership. “She’s an inspiration who uses her own personal experiences to engage people in meaningful conversations about mental wellness. It is my hope and passion to bring this conversations of hope and healing mainstream, this tour is a step in that process.”

Demi is looking forward to the opportunity to continue sharing this resource with her fans.

“Mike and CAST Centers played a vital part in my recovery and I think it’s important to helping start hard but necessary conversations about mental health and addiction recovery,” she said. “I’m really excited to bring them on tour with me again in hopes to reach and inspire thousands of fans.”

On Demi’s previous tour, special guests like Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Phil McIntyre, Bea Miller, and more participated in this philanthropic tour component. This year’s guests will be announced closer to show dates.

Check out the list of dates below to see where CAST on Tour will be joining Demi.

February 26 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena

February 28 San Jose, CA SAP Center

March 2 Inglewood, CA The Forum

March 3 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena

March 4 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena

March 7 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center

March 9 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena

March 10 Minneapolis, MN Target Center

March 13 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena

March 14 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center

March 16 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center

March 17 Montreal, QC Bell Centre

March 19 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre

March 21 Newark, NJ Prudential Center

March 23 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center

March 24 Washington, DC Capital One Arena

March 26 Boston, MA TD Garden

March 28 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena

March 30 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena

March 31 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena

Kristine Hope Kowalski

Written by Kristine Hope Kowalski

Kristine is a writer and celebrity entertainment news journalist with a specific obsession with Nickelodeon + Disney Channel shows, boy bands, K-Pop, Broadway, and international series dramas. If she's not writing or tucked away in a good book, she is most likely traveling the world and spamming her friends' Instagram feeds with photos from her adventures. Kristine has a BA in Comparative Literature from Rutgers University (2011), and an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Thought from NYU (2013). She is currently pursuing her second Master's in Journalism at Harvard.