According to several sources, Amanda Bynes has been discharged from a mental health hospital after three weeks.
Bynes was discharged from a Southern California hospital on Monday, according to sources close to her, after the doctor and the actress decided she was ready. According to the source, Bynes, 37, will resume her regular activities while receiving outpatient therapy. Bynes has left the hospital and is now undergoing outpatient care, a source told NBC News.
The actress’s family has not made any public comments on the circumstance.
Amanda Bynes Is Struggling With Substance Abuse
Amanda Bynes was put on a 5150 hold last month, which allows for a 72-hour involuntary detention for a mental evaluation and crisis intervention. When the She’s the Man actress supposedly recovered from a psychotic episode, she was reportedly discovered strolling about downtown Los Angeles naked and by herself. According to rumors, Bynes herself flagged down a car and requested assistance. She was escorted to a neighboring police station, according to TMZ, and a mental health team concluded she needed to be placed on a 5150. Bynes allegedly remained an in-patient and the hold was reportedly prolonged.
Bynes has opened up about her struggle with Adderall medication addiction. Around the time the Easy A star’s conservatorship became permanent in 2014, Bynes took back a claim that she had been diagnosed with manic depression and bipolar affective disorder on Twitter.
Bynes underwent a conservatorship for nine years until being freed in March 2022 with the help of her parents. Bynes’ parents are not contemplating applying for a new conservatorship, according to TMZ.