Rock bottom- it is a point that all addicts reach that often becomes a pivotal point between a life-saving choice or death. Victoria Doramus has survived addiction to the prescription drug Adderall and cocaine. She struggled with many years of addiction with multiple stints in rehab. Over the course of these years, Doramus hurt her family members, burnt many bridges, and at times became homeless.
A long-term rehabilitation center called Burning Tree located in Austin, Texas was when Victoria Doramus finally began to change her life for the positive. Burning Tree is known for taking in people that have tried and failed at in-patient rehab multiple times. Their rigorous schedule along with counseling finally helped her to take responsibility for her actions and plan for the future. For the first time, Dormas was clean and stayed clean. She went on to live in a halfway house and began working. The struggle never stopped but she had control over herself.
Today Victoria Doramus is an addiction and recovery expert. She knows that although her story is unique, addiction is not. It took many years, programs, and dedication to learn the skills to overcome her addiction to pills and cocaine. The philanthropist learned that it wasn’t the drugs controlling her life anymore, but that she must keep careful watch on triggers such as her emotional health. Her long-term goals include opening a halfway house in New York City. The home would be a place to aid recovering addicts on their journey of starting a new life. Victoria Doramus has goals to help others through sharing her story, experiences, and hard-earned lessons. Check out Victoria’s closet here.