Fans concerned as Sinead O’Connor shares video on her mental health

Sinead O'Connor has shared a heart-felt video discussing her struggle with mental illness.

Fans have raised their concerns after the singer revealed she is feeling suicidal and is currently living alone in a Travelodge in New Jersey.

The Irish songstress began the 12-minute video, which she shared on Facebook, by saying: “I hope that this video is somehow helpful.”

“Not actually to me, but the fact that I know I'm only one of million and millions and millions of people in the world that are just like me, actually, that don't have necessarily the resources that I have in my heart or in my purse, for that matter.”

Sinead went on to reveal that she has been on her own “for two years” after leaving her family in Ireland “because they didn't care.”

“I’m all by myself. And there’s absolutely nobody in my life except my doctor, my psychiatrist – the sweetest man on earth, who says I’m his hero – and that’s about the only fucking thing keeping me alive at the moment, the fact that I’m his bloody hero… and that’s kind of pathetic.”

She continued: "Mental illness, it’s a bit like drugs, it doesn’t give a sh*t who you are. And you know what’s worse? The stigma doesn’t give a sh*t who you are."

The 50-year-old went onto explain how she suffers from three mental illnesses and spoke of her hope that her family would come take her home.

In a heart-breaking cry for help, she asked, “am I not worth fighting for?”

Fans of the star took to the comment section with words of encouragement and concern.

One wrote: “Dearest Sinead I just want to wrap my arms around you so you feel secure, cry with you because the pain needs to be released, laugh with you as laughter is so healing, to listen.”

Since then, a statement was posted to Sinead's official Facebook page assuring fans that she is is "surrounded by love and receiving the best of care."