Welcome Home Catelynn Lowell: ‘Teen Mom OG’ Star Returns Home After a Stint in Rehab For ‘Mental Health Issues’

Welcome home, Catelynn Lowell! Reality TV star returns home after a month-long stint in rehab while she received treatment for mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Tyler Baltierra posted to Instagram that he and Novalee (AKA Tootie) were on their way to pick up Catelynn from the mental health facility.

The Teen Mom OG star checked herself into a treatment center after battling anxiety and depression following her 15-month-old daughter’s birth. Lowell revealed that she had struggled with depression and increasing anxiety, until she decided to be a responsible adult and seek treatment. At the time, Catelynn explained that she wanted to be happy again.

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Us Weekly reported that husband Tyler announced that it is time for Catelynn to come home, and he was en route to pick her up with Novalee in tow. Just a few days ago, The Teen Mom OG star reported that she was doing much better, and reaching out for treatment was the best decision she could have made for herself. She appeared happy and content — in other words, fans were thrilled to see that the reality TV star seemed to be on the mend.

“Me & Tootie are off to Arizona to go get @catelynnmtv. I can’t wait to come home with my wife & my whole family together again. This past month has been a little rough by myself, but nothing I wouldn’t do all over again for my family. Cate’s health, safety & security, has & always will be my main priority. I love you Babe & can’t wait to kiss your face & hold you in my arms again! #BaltierraFamilyStrong.”

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Last month the 24-year-old Teen Mom OG star revealed that she was seeking treatment for her anxiety issues, and asked that her fans respect her family’s privacy.

“I’m seeking help for myself and my family. Thank you to all of my supporters. My family and I would appreciate some privacy at this time.”

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Tyler took to social media at the time Lowell was admitted to a treatment center to ask their fans to pray for his wife while she embarked on the difficult journey of overcoming her mental health issues.

For better or for worse…through sickness & in health…I will NEVER stop fighting for my wife. Keep her in your prayers…thank you!

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Daily Mail reported that Tyler was on his way to pick up Catelynn so they could return home as a family. Tyler revealed that he was thrilled that his wife was ready to come home, and should he need to do the last month over again, he’d still support her choice to get mental health treatment. He noted that Lowell’s health and happiness were crucial to him, and he will never stop putting her needs first.

Teen Mom OG fans, are you excited that Catelynn Lowell is on her way home? Getting treatment for anxiety and depression should never have a stigma attached to it. Lowell is a brave young woman and should never be ashamed of her mental health struggles. If you have felt sad or depressed and have no one to talk to, you can call the national suicide prevention hotline at 1 (800) 273-8255.

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