Your Problems Solved, With Holly Harper

Dear Holly,
I'm starting to think I might have a bit of a drug problem, but I don't know how to deal with it. Personally, I see nothing wrong with taking four enormous lines of coke, a couple of pills and 15 mohitos, and then dancing in a neon vest and shorts for 12 hours solid to The Pet Shop Boys. However, at the last office night out, people were starting to talk. How can I go about finding some help?

Dear Graham,
You might feel like you're alone in dealing with this problem, but rest assured, many of us have to face up to the issue of substance abuse, and it's not a pretty picture. I once ate five sherbet dabs in a row, and entered into what can only be described as a transcendent sugar-induced frenzy in the playground. At the time, I thought I was capable of anything, skipping rope and playing hopscotch like an utter maniac. However, it wasn't long until the initial rush subsided and I fell head-first onto the concrete, crumbling into a tearful, snotty mess with grazes on both hands and knees. It was only then, when I had
literally hit rock bottom, that I realised I had to take my life into my own hands and start spending my pocket money on more sensible things like crisps.
Hope that helps!