05:53 PM EDT 10/21/2013
Originally posted 06/16/2011 12:45PM
On June 15, Anderson, Ind., police responded to a call that indicated that Amber Portwood was depressed and threatening to end her life. Ultimately, the Teen Mom star was transported to a local medical facility, where she has been receiving treatment.
While the reality TV personality has yet to comment on events of that day, Portwood, 21, did open up to PEOPLE last summer about her struggle with bipolar disorder – a condition characterized by dramatic shifts in mood.
“I take medication,” she said at the time. "I haven't [taken] anything today. Am I acting crazy? This is me though, and I like it."
Originally posted 06/15/2011 11:00AM
Troubled reality star Amber Portwood may have tried to end her own life.
Portwood, 21 – whose explosive relationship with Gary Shirley, her ex-fiancé and the father of her young daughter, Leah, has been documented on MTV's Teen Mom – was depressed and threatening to end her life before being taken to a hospital near her Indiana home on Tuesday, according to a police statement.
"Our understanding is that Amber has been admitted to a local hospital but we have not been able to confirm the accuracy of any reports being circulated and are waiting for further details," MTV said in a statement. "Our thoughts are with her and we hope to hear more soon."
Originally posted 06/07/2011 02:50PM
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