Niki was a successful college freshman until she tried heroin. She says she soon became addicted and ended up living in a van, pregnant and using heroin multiple times a day. When Dr. Phil gave her the opportunity to enter treatment, Niki agreed to go.

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Almost a year since appearing on the show, Niki returns with a shocking update. Watch the video above to hear what her life is like today.

On Friday’s episode, watch more inspiring updates. Check here to see where you can watch.

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