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Victor van Rossum

Advocate, ex-gamer

Victor van Rossum developed a serious gaming addiction at the age of 12. He spent his days playing video games for the next seven years, until he was treated at Yes We Can Clinics in 2015. Since then, his life drastically changed. He hasn’t gamed since, has successfully finished his education and is now working as a supervisor in a residential setting for teenagers and young adults suffering from developmental disabilities. He is also a dedicated advocate of spreading awareness about gaming addiction. He often shares his own experiences by giving lectures, presentations and sharing his life story to break the stigma and help others in similar circumstances.

Rome 2019