SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) – Sinead O’Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video.

The 50-year-old Irish singer says in the video posted Thursday that she was staying alive for the sake of others and if it were up to her, she’d “be gone.”

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O’Connor said she was living in a New Jersey motel and later posted the address of a Travelodge in South Hackensack. South Hackensack Police Capt. Robert Kaiser says officers conducted a welfare check, but O’Connor wasn’t in her room at the time. He says she is no longer staying there and police don’t know where she is currently living.

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A follow-up Facebook post said to be made on O’Connor’s behalf late Monday said the singer was OK.

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